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Report: ‘Generative AI in Journalism’

April 15th 2024

Report: ‘Generative AI in Journalism’ >

A new report titled ‘Generative AI in Journalism,’ produce in collaboration with The Asdsociated Press has been published by Ai, Media and Democracy. This comprehensive study surveys news industry professionals on their current use and future desires for generative AI, exploring the ethical and practical issues surrounding its responsible deployment.

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NWO funding for VU's DoPredict Project led by VU professor

April 5 2024

NWO funding for VU's DoPredict Project led by VU professor >

On March 26, 2024, the DoPredict research project, led by Professor of Biophotonics and Medical Imaging Marloes Groot at Vrije Universiteit (VU), received funding through the NWO's Open Technology Program. This project focuses on developing a system for quickly and easily predicting the outcomes of lung treatments by testing combinations of drugs on a small piece of patient tissue.

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NWO AiNed Fellowship grant awarded to Filip Ilievski

April 5 2024

NWO AiNed Fellowship grant awarded to Filip Ilievski >

On March 21, 2024, Assistant Professor of Artificial Intelligence Filip Ilievski was awarded a 900k€ AiNed AI Fellowship for his project "Human-Centric AI Agents with Common Sense". The AiNed AI Fellowships are a competitive program by NWO designed to attract international AI talent to the Netherlands. This grant, along with internal and external co-funding, will enable Ilievski to assemble a team of six young researchers.

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Gravitation grant for challenges in cyber security

April 3 2024

Gravitation grant for challenges in cyber security >

On March 26, 2024, it was announced that UvA scientists Christian Schaffner, Zoltan Mann, Francesco Regezzoni, Kostas Papagiannopoulos, and Karst Koymans from the Informatics Institute (IvI) are involved in an ambitious project aimed at tackling challenges in cyber security. This project is one of three consortia that have received a Gravitation Grant from the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science.

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Gravitation grant for AI-Assisted design of blindness therapy

April 3 2024

Gravitation grant for AI-Assisted design of blindness therapy >

On March 26, 2024, it was announced that UvA scientist Clarisa Sanchez from the Informatics Institute (IvI) is involved in a groundbreaking project aimed at designing therapies for blindness with the help of artificial intelligence. This project is one of three consortia that have received a Gravitation Grant from the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science.

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EIT Digital & AiNed report: Netherlands to capitalize on generative AI promise

March 28 2024

EIT Digital & AiNed report: Netherlands to capitalize on generative AI promise >

The Netherlands has the potential to play a leading role in the world of generative artificial intelligence (AI), according to a recent report by EIT Digital and the AiNed program of the National Growth Fund. The report, titled 'Generative AI: Europe's Quest for Regulation and Industry Leadership', emphasizes that with the right investments in AI startups, collaboration within Europe, and access to high-performance computing, the Netherlands can strengthen its position.

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AI4Students gets placed second as Research of the Year

March 27 2024

AI4Students gets placed second as Research of the Year >

The AI4Students initiative by HvA, aimed at preparing all students for an AI-driven future, has proudly secured the second prize in the Research of the Year awards, highlighting the project's significant impact on educational innovation.

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AI Act: Europe leads with trustworthy AI regulations

March 27 2024

AI Act: Europe leads with trustworthy AI regulations >

Europe takes a significant leap forward in AI regulation with the new Artificial Intelligence Act, aimed at ensuring safety, respecting fundamental rights, and supporting businesses in the digital age.

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EU Advances Digital Sovereignty with the DIGITAL Europe Programme

March 27 2024

EU Advances Digital Sovereignty with the DIGITAL Europe Programme >

The EU's DIGITAL Europe Programme marks a bold statement on the future of digital technology and sovereignty, promising to fundamentally alter Europe's approach to digital innovation.

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Report: ‘Generative AI in Journalism’

April 15th 2024

Report: ‘Generative AI in Journalism’ >

A new report titled ‘Generative AI in Journalism,’ produce in collaboration with The Asdsociated Press has been published by Ai, Media and Democracy. This comprehensive study surveys news industry professionals on their current use and future desires for generative AI, exploring the ethical and practical issues surrounding its responsible deployment.

read more >

NWO funding for VU's DoPredict Project led by VU professor

April 5 2024

NWO funding for VU's DoPredict Project led by VU professor >

On March 26, 2024, the DoPredict research project, led by Professor of Biophotonics and Medical Imaging Marloes Groot at Vrije Universiteit (VU), received funding through the NWO's Open Technology Program. This project focuses on developing a system for quickly and easily predicting the outcomes of lung treatments by testing combinations of drugs on a small piece of patient tissue.

read more >

NWO AiNed Fellowship grant awarded to Filip Ilievski

April 5 2024

NWO AiNed Fellowship grant awarded to Filip Ilievski >

On March 21, 2024, Assistant Professor of Artificial Intelligence Filip Ilievski was awarded a 900k€ AiNed AI Fellowship for his project "Human-Centric AI Agents with Common Sense". The AiNed AI Fellowships are a competitive program by NWO designed to attract international AI talent to the Netherlands. This grant, along with internal and external co-funding, will enable Ilievski to assemble a team of six young researchers.

read more >

Gravitation grant for challenges in cyber security

April 3 2024

Gravitation grant for challenges in cyber security >

On March 26, 2024, it was announced that UvA scientists Christian Schaffner, Zoltan Mann, Francesco Regezzoni, Kostas Papagiannopoulos, and Karst Koymans from the Informatics Institute (IvI) are involved in an ambitious project aimed at tackling challenges in cyber security. This project is one of three consortia that have received a Gravitation Grant from the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science.

read more >

Gravitation grant for AI-Assisted design of blindness therapy

April 3 2024

Gravitation grant for AI-Assisted design of blindness therapy >

On March 26, 2024, it was announced that UvA scientist Clarisa Sanchez from the Informatics Institute (IvI) is involved in a groundbreaking project aimed at designing therapies for blindness with the help of artificial intelligence. This project is one of three consortia that have received a Gravitation Grant from the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science.

read more >