COVID-19 cyber-attacks: cybersecurity in the healthcare sector

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) works to promote cybersecurity in the healthcare sector and protect citizens against malicious COVID-19 cyber-attacks. COVID-19 has changed...

Could post-COVID-19 societal changes influence new digital technologies?

EIT Digital’s CEO Willem Jonker spoke to The Innovation Platform about how post-COVID-19 societal changes can influence new digital technologies. EIT Digital is a leading...

Innovative clocking schemes for semiconductor circuits

Masahiro Goshima, from the National Institute of Informatics, speaks to The Innovation Platform about the unique characteristics of their clocking scheme for semiconductor circuits. As...

Biometric cards: innovation for a secure future

CardLab and Quardlock have come together to create an exciting biometric card which has a full backend authentication system for the protection of critical...

Neuromorphic technology – accelerating the AI revolution in Europe

Neuromorphic technology are rapidly advancing across Europe and are poised to help accelerate the AI revolution. By taking loose inspiration from the brain, artificial neural network algorithms have made tremendous progress in Artificial Intelligence. However, to unlock significant gains in...

The impact of COVID-19 on the digitisation of public transport

Anne Grünkorn, Managing Director of LogPay Mobility Services, speaks to The Innovation Platform about the influence of COVID-19 on the digitisation of public transport and LogPay’s role in the mobility market. Over the past few months, we have dealt with...

Strengthening digital infrastructure and data sovereignty in Europe

A new report, published by EIT Digital, provides a scenario-based framework for the development of digital infrastructure and data policy instruments to strengthen European digital sovereignty. Recent discussions around access to 5G technology and COVID-19 contact tracing apps highlight the...

Artificial neural networks can become unstable if they do not ‘sleep’

According to new research from Los Alamos National Laboratory, artificial neural networks can become unstable if they do not ‘sleep’. Los Alamos National Laboratory computer scientist Yijing Watkins and her research team found that when they exposed their artificial neural...

Have COVID-19 lockdowns fostered a ‘cybercrime economy’?

A team of researchers at Cambridge Cybercrime Centre have issued a warning to the public advising individuals to take extra care before buying face masks or COVID-19 testing kits online, as cybercrime has increased. Cambridge University researchers have been using...

New deep-learning technology to classify all galaxies and stars

Astronomers have developed a deep-learning computer programme to help researchers analyse astronomical image data pixel by pixel to identify all galaxies and stars. A research team from University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a computer programme, named Morpheus. Morpheus...

Supercomputer identifies hepatitis drug for COVID-19 treatment

Using the MOGON II supercomputer, researchers from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have identified potential drugs to be used to treat COVID-19. Whilst searching for a drug to treat COVID-19, the MOGON II supercomputer has identified multiple drugs approved for treating...

Solving the storage conundrum to accelerate innovation in life sciences

The Innovation Platform speaks to Dale Brantly, Director of Worldwide Storage Systems Engineering at Panasas, about accelerating innovation in life sciences. An inability to process large and complex datasets is hindering innovation in life sciences, but change is on the...

Using AI to increase the efficiency of dental implant operations

A team of researchers have successfully developed a new model for locating mandibular canals, reducing the likelihood of nerve damage in dental implant operations. Researchers at the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI), Tampere University Hospital, Planmeca and the Alan...

Searching for a data-driven digital solution to pandemic management

On 1-3 May 2020, EIT Digital will be leading ‘hackers’ to develop data-driven digital solutions for epidemic and pandemic lifecycle management. The DATA against COVID-19 online DeepHack is open to 15 teams of students, entrepreneurs, start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs, and corporates....

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