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UvA-led consortium wins long-term NWO support for trustworthy AI

September 29, 2021

A University of Amsterdam-led consortium, which will focus on the development of trustworthy AI-based systems, will be supported with €25 million from the NWO via the Long-Term Programme scheme.

Yoni Schirris, IvI PhD candidate, wins first edition of UvA 3MT pitch competition

September 27, 2021

Yoni Schirris, PhD candidate at the Informatics Institute, UvA and the Netherlands Cancer Institute, has won the first edition of the UvA 3MT pitch competition (see video). He will represent the University of Amsterdam in the international finals in early October.

Queen Máxima opens a supercomputer for Dutch science

September 21, 2021

Queen Máxima performed the official opening of the new national supercomputer Snellius, ten times more powerful than its predecessor and located at Amsterdam Science Park. All researchers at Dutch universities and research institutes will be able to use it.

Innovation Fund Noord Holland finances UvA-IvI spin-off Ellogon.AI

September 1, 2021

Ellogon.AI develops AI technology for the diagnosis of cancer immunotherapy and is founded by Efstratios Gavves and Evangelos Kanoulas, researchers at the Informatics Institute, UvA. The spin-off has been awarded €297,000 from the Noord-Holland Innovation Fund to finance the development of its AI technology to assess tissue from cancer patients.