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November 26, 2020

State Secretary Mona Keijzer signed thirteen deals for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Through these deals, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy is contributing over seven million euros to regional SME projects of provinces and municipalities. This gives businesses an incentive to innovate, digitalise and operate internationally.

CWI Fellow Martin Kersten Receives Royal Decoration

November 20, 2020

Database pioneer Martin Kersten has been awarded a royal decoration. Kersten was appointed Knight in the Royal Order of the Netherlands Lion, recognizing his merit in pioneering database research.

AI for cultural heritage

November 18, 2020

CWI has started a new collaboration with heritage and research institutions around AI. In the Cultural AI Lab, they will be exploring the possibilities of the use of AI for cultural research.

Sindy Löwe wins KNVI Thesis Prize for Informatica and Informatiekunde

November 11, 2020

Artificial Intelligence alumnus Sindy Löwe has become the winner of the KNVI Thesis Prize for Informatica and Informatiekunde. She will receive the prize of 3000 euros for her thesis entitled “Greedy InfoMax for Self-Supervised Representation Learning”. The virtual award ceremony organized by the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen will take place on November 30th.