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Rob van der Mei (CWI) and Sandjai Bhulai (VU) receive 2021 Huibregtsen Award
UvA-led consortium wins long-term NWO support for trustworthy AI
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
Queen Máxima opens a supercomputer for Dutch science
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
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.
NEMO Exhibition: Bits of You
A new exhibit for adults has opened at NEMO’s De Studio. “Bits of You” demonstrates how the traces of data you leave behind every day affect your life. The exhibition runs until Sunday 9th January 2022.
Annette ten Teije appointed as Full Professor in AI in medicine
On 15 June, Annette ten Teije was appointed as Full Professor in AI in medicine at the Computer Science Department of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). Jointly with other VU researchers and various AI groups, she will perform research in the field of AI in medicine and set up a new AI for health master track.