Tag Archives: artificial-intelligence

Initial seed corn funding for the Mersey Basin project (AI-Enabled Materials Chemistry) by UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund

LONDON, 22-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mersey Basin project has just won £50,000 seed funding, which is meant to help prepare the full bid, which, if successful, could deliver up to £50 million investment in the North West. The funding … Read the full press release

21st Technical Congress in Berlin: artificial intelligence key for connected and automated driving

BERLIN, 21-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — High-level stakeholders from the industry and politics comment and share their views on mobility, transport, logistics and production, in both plenary and specific technical sessions during the second day of 21st Technical Congress in Berlin. … Read the full press release

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) and Hitachi unveil new AI based technology to recognize and evaluate physical load on the worker’s body

KAISERSLAUTERN, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Hitachi, Ltd. and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (DFKI) announced they have developed an AI technology that performs real-time recognition and quantification of physical load exerted on a worker’s body during work that … Read the full press release

Nestlé’s Board new nominees: Dick Boer to enhance the Board’s existing FMCG expertise; Dinesh Paliwal brings in-depth knowledge in AI, digital business and the cloud

VEVEY, Switzerland, 14-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Dick Boer and Dinesh Paliwal have just been nominated for election to the Board of Directors of Nestlé as independent members. Dick Boer is the former President and CEO of Ahold Delhaize N.V. while Dinesh … Read the full press release

Chief Digital Officers (CDOs) take on digital transformation in Capgemini Research Institute’s latest Digital Transformation Review

PARIS, 12-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest Digital Transformation Review by Capgemini Research Institute looks into what lessons can be learnt from the leaders in the digital transformation. The publication is titled “Taking digital transformation to the next level: Lessons from the leaders” … Read the full press release

Facebook to support the new Technical University of Munich (TUM) Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence with 6.5 million euros

MUNICH, 21-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The US company Facebook is supporting the efforts of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) to investigate the ethical implications of Artificial Intelligence with 6.5 million euros. Facebook’s support for the new TUM Institute for Ethics … Read the full press release

Farming by Satellite Prize is won by Teagasc from Ireland

LONDON, 07-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 4th Farming by Satellite Prize, promoting the use of satellite technologies in agriculture, was decided on Wednesday 5th December at EU Space Week in Marseille. The overall winner of €5,000 was team Teagasc from Dublin, … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute Fellows appointed to the board of the world’s first Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

Board chaired by Roger Taylor includes experts from academia and industry such as Lord (Robert) Winston, world renowned expert in fertility and genetics The Alan Turing Institute is proud to announce two of its Fellows, Luciano Floridi (Chair of Data … Read the full press release

Base Element and Cognigy Announce Strategic Partnership

LONDON, 16-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Base Element, a European digital agency, and Cognigy, a leading conversational AI platform software provider have entered to a strategic partnership agreement. This partnership will enable the design and implementation of cutting-edge conversational AI solutions for … Read the full press release

Atos unveils its most efficient supercomputer: BullSequana XH2000 is a hybrid supercomputer for AI-augmented simulation

PARIS, 15-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announces the BullSequana XH2000, the company’s most efficient supercomputer. The BullSequana XH2000 is a hybrid supercomputer and responds to today’s demand for a high-performance computing power which can … Read the full press release

Telefónica is one of the first companies in the world to establish ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI) guidelines

These principles place people at the centre and guarantee respect for human rights in any environment and process in which AI is used. They place special emphasis on equality, transparency, clarity, privacy, and security in all the markets in which … Read the full press release

Pöyry and Infosys launch Artificial Intelligence (AI) Framework for Operational Excellence in industry, utilities and infrastructure organisations

VANTAA, 24-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading global corporations Pöyry and Infosys today announced the release of Krti 4.0® Artificial Intelligence (AI) Framework for Operational Excellence. The framework overcomes some complex and expensive lifecycle management challenges faced by industry, utilities and infrastructure … Read the full press release

European Space Agency to host second edition of ‘Space for Inspiration’ from 29–31 October, Bilbao, Spain

PARIS, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Media are invited to the second edition of ‘Space for Inspiration’, an international conference organised by the European Space Agency for everyone curious about space exploration and why it matters. The event takes place in Bilbao, Spain, … Read the full press release

Wellcome offers funding for new digital interventions to improve human health

LONDON, 12-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Spotting brain injuries from babies’ brainwaves, and predicting the best way to tailor stroke care to individual patients are two examples of how digital technology is transforming health. The projects are funded through our Innovator Awards. In … Read the full press release

DFKI strengthens No. 1 position in the application-oriented use of Deep Learning procedures with the first NVIDIA DGX-2 Supercomputer in Europe

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) is the first institution in Europe to receive an NVIDIA DGX-2 supercomputer, which is considered to be the world’s most powerful computing machine for modern AI processes. Jensen Huang, founder and CEO … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study on IBM Watson Services Market Lists Business Agility and Customer Service Transformation as Key Motivations to Adoption

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — IBM Watson Services continue to get significant traction from end-users, with over 72% respondents in Europe affirmative on using IBM Watson language services, according to a Fact.MR survey. The survey is part of the … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom breaks new ground in its fiber-optic roll-out with the use of artificial intelligence

Software with artificial intelligence calculates the optimal routes for a faster roll-out A vehicle equipped with 360° cameras and laser scanners captures environmental details Fraunhofer IPM supports Deutsche Telekom in optimized roll-out planning BONN, 09-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Telekom … Read the full press release

Paperspace expands its presence to Europe through Interxion’s Amsterdam data centre campus

Expansion enables growing U.S. startup to meet increasing demand from Europe AMSTERDAM, 06-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, today announced that Paperspace, a company that provides … Read the full press release

Telenor, NTNU, SINTEF, DNB, DNV GL, Equinor, Kongsberg Group to establish powerhouse for artificial intelligence in Norway

Some of Norway’s largest companies are joining forces in establishing a national powerhouse for artificial intelligence. Its aim is to improve the quality and capacity for research, education and innovation in the field. OSLO, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Norway has a … Read the full press release

HfS Blueprint Report: Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Services 2018: EY recognized as a “high performer” among consulting organizations in providing artificial intelligence (AI) services

EY recognized for differentiating capabilities in domain-specific AI projects, design thinking and a transformational, end-to-end point of view LONDON, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — EY has been recognized by HfS Research as a “high performer” among consulting organizations in providing artificial intelligence … Read the full press release

Continental expands international network for artificial intelligence (AI) in Silicon Valley

Continental signs membership agreement with AI research group at the University of California, Berkeley Partnership designed to speed up neural networks for the car of the future and safety of AI systems Continental’s global AI research network continues expansion BERKELEY, … Read the full press release

Continental and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) announce partnership

Continental expands its AI network through a collaboration with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence Technology company benefits at all levels, for example, in knowledge management, material flow, and software and product development AI-based software and machine learning enable … Read the full press release

CRITICAL Software and the BMW Group to combine expertise in automotive software engineering

COIMBRA, Portugal, 19-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CRITICAL Software is expanding its strategic collaboration with premium mobility company, the BMW Group, to form a new joint venture called Critical TechWorks. The agreement, which is subject to examination and approval from the relevant … Read the full press release

Accenture Report: nearly all manufacturers are experimenting with artificial intelligence (AI)

However, while nearly all manufacturers are experimenting with AI, only a select few are reinventing products with AI at scale; Data quality and security remain challenges to AI adoption HANNOVER MESSE, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The vast majority of manufacturers … Read the full press release

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) utilised predictive coding to conduct a substantial document review exercise for client BCA Trading (BCA)

LONDON, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Litigation and Corporate Risk team at international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) have achieved a successful judgment following a 12 day High Court trial for client BCA Trading (BCA) in a case where it … Read the full press release

2018 ‘Farming by Satellite’ Prize seeks entries from across Europe

Open to young people under 32 years of age LONDON, 12-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The ‘Farming by Satellite Prize’ has a top prize of €5,000 and asks the question: “How can we use satellite technologies to improve agriculture and reduce … Read the full press release

Geneva Motor Show: Volkswagen I.D. VIZZION concept car: autonomous driving, control via augmented reality, artificial intelligence

Groundbreaking: the I.D. VIZZION concept car is a saloon for the era of electric and autonomous mobility Revolutionary: the fully-autonomous I.D. VIZZION can be controlled effortlessly via augmented reality, gestures and voice commands The I.D. VIZZION is coming: the car … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is presents systems with artificial intelligence (AI) at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

STUTTGART/BARCELONA, 28-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (MWC; 26 February to 1 March) Mercedes-Benz is presenting innovations and initiatives from a variety of fields as part of its overarching digitisation strategy. The focus at the 280 square metre … Read the full press release

Daimler Financial Services demonstrates digital human concept using artificial and emotional intelligence at Mobile World Congress

Data-driven insights will create a completely new customer experience. The Digitial Human, ‘Sarah’, is combining artificial and emotional intelligence for a completely new mobility experience. Udo Neumann, Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Daimler Financial Services: “A digital human like ‘Sarah’ … Read the full press release

The Alan Turing Institute names Dr Adrian Weller as Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence (AI)

LONDON, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — We are delighted to announce that Dr Adrian Weller has been appointed Programme Director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) at The Alan Turing Institute. Recognising the importance of AI to the UK’s industrial future, in November … Read the full press release