Ecosystem for Digital Twins in Healthcare
The EDITH project started on October 1st, a coordinating and support action (EU funding), in which the UvA is a partner with the Computational Science Lab, CSL, (Alfons Hoekstra) of the Informatics Institute
The aim of EDITH is to foster an inclusive ecosystem for Digital Twins in healthcare in Europe and to prompt the convergence of such an ecosystem towards a common strategy conducive to its further development. This will be achieved by mapping and analyzing the status of the fields which are crucial for the growth, uptake and use of digital twins in healthcare, including in silico medicine, health data and HPC.
CWI spin-off company DuckDB Labs helped create startup MotherDuck which aims to connect DuckDB to the cloud. MotherDuck sports some big names: its CEO is Jordan Tigani, founding engineer at Google’s BigQuery, Google’s fully managed data analysis platform. A big part of the $47.5 million funding comes from Andreessen Horowitz, a prominent venture capital firm, specialized in technology startups.
Breaking ground as the first international conference on Hybrid Human Artificial Intelligence, HHAI22 held its first-ever in-person meeting in Amsterdam in the summer of 2022, establishing the beginnings of an international research community. ADS contributed to the conference by hosting a Meetup around the topic of Hybrid Intelligence.
There are legal rules and ethical frameworks, but little or no practical guidance on responsible design. In her inaugural lecture “System error, please restart”, Nanda Piersma argues what ‘responsible’ means and how we can carry out the (further) development of IT systems in such a way that it also earns our trust.