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UvA to accelerate data-driven research with new Data Science Centre

October 26, 2020

The University of Amsterdam will launch a new Data Science Centre (DSC) to help increase the innovation, diffusion and cross pollination of data science across all faculties.

Official launch of the AUAS Expertise Centre Applied AI

AUAS will officially be launching the Expertise Centre Applied Artificial Intelligence (ECAAI) on Thursday 5th November 2020 during the month of AAI.

Amsterdam coalition publishes special AI edition in New Scientist

October 17, 2020

To highlight the importance of AI to a broader public, the Amsterdam coalition ‘AI Technology for People’ has published a special AI edition in the October issue of the popular science magazine New Scientist. The special edition showcases some of the research, teaching and innovation in AI being carried out across the Amsterdam region.

Computable, De Dataloog and AUAS have launched the Dutch Applied AI Award

October 12, 2020

ICT professional Computable, Podcast De Dataloog and the Amsterdam University of Applied Science (AUAS) will be launching the first ever Dutch Applied AI Award. Out of 52 nominations a jury of five specialists in the field of AI have chosen 10 nominees that will have the chance to win the award.

Breakthrough in energy efficient Artificial Intelligence

October 8, 2020

Thanks to a mathematical breakthrough, AI applications like speech recognition, gesture recognition and ECG classification can become a hundred to a thousand times more energy efficient. This means it will be possible to put much more elaborate AI in chips, enabling applications to run on a smartphone or smartwatch where before this was done in the cloud.

DigiVita Code events for EU Code Week

October 6, 2020

VHTO (Women in Higher Technical Education) an organisation that aims to increase the participation of women and girls in STEM, will be organising coding events for teachers and girls in primary and secondary during #EU Code week (10 – 25 October 2020).

Improving cancer treatments with AI technology

October 1, 2020

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) plan to jointly develop new AI algorithms to treat cancer more effectively.

SBIR is looking for a new AI and Blockchain Application

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program has opened a call for the development of new products and services using AI and Blockchain. Deadline for proposals is 19 October 2020.

QuSoft celebrates five years of cutting edge research on quantum algorithm

Jos Baeten, director of CWI and Peter van Tienderen, dean Faculty of Science have signed the agreement that will continue the collaboration between CWI and the University of Amsterdam on quantum research.