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  • AUAS TO HELP SMES WITH DIGITALISATION

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • Hackathon: Is BCG vaccination causally related to reduced COVID‐19 mortality?

    There has been renewed interest in potential BCG/COVID correlations – as a result, the University of Ottawa, Estafet and Elsevier are collaborating to organise a BCG Hackathon to explore this correlation in more detail.