SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY Energiency

Intelligence énergétique : Energiency lève 4,5 millions d’euros en série A

April 9, 2021, by Thierry Maubant

La scale-up rennaise Energiency a annoncé avoir bouclé un deuxième tour de financement en Série A de 4,5 M€. L’entreprise qui se base sur l’intelligence ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY NamR

NamR, la start-up qui connaît tout du bâti français

April 9, 2021, by Toute l'actualité du batiment sur Batinews

Risque climatique, rénovation énergétique… NamR se présente comme une puissante aide à la décision. Sa force : des données contextuelles, géolocalisées et interopérables sur chacun ...

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SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY BIAS

A conversation on artificial intelligence and gender bias

April 8, 2021, by McKinsey Insights & Publications

Interaction between humans and machines has opened up new opportunities for fighting bias in the workplace. Here’s how artificial intelligence can help companies reach gender ...

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SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY BIAS

Facebook dataset combats AI bias by having people self-identify age and gender

April 8, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Facebook today released Casual Conversations, a benchmark the company claims is designed to root out biases in AI datasets.Read More

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE GainForest

These 3 start-ups are bringing cutting-edge tech to forest restoration

April 8, 2021, by Victoria Masterson

From algorithms and AI to drones and data, here are some of the innovative solutions being deployed to slow the annual global loss of 15 ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Breeze Technologies

Breeze Technologies and Dr. Födisch Umweltmesstechnik AG cooperate to digitalize emissions monitoring

April 7, 2021, by Robert Heinecke

Hamburg/Markranstädt (Leipzig), Germany. The Hamburg-based startup Breeze Technologies and the medium-sized business Dr. Födisch Umweltmesstechnik AG from Markranstädter have announced their cooperation to develop the ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Rainforest Connection

Rainforest Connection and Hitachi use AI to predict illegal logging

April 7, 2021, by Ellen Daniel

The post Rainforest Connection and Hitachi use AI to predict illegal logging appeared first on Verdict.

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND iNaturalist

Mass Bird Die-Off Linked to Wildfires and Toxic Gases

April 7, 2021, by Joshua Rapp Learn

After an abnormally large number of migratory birds turned up dead in people’s backyards in Colorado and other parts of western and central U.S. states, ...

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SDG 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES Graymatics

Graymatics on How the Use of AI in the Smart Cities Scheme Can Help Create a Safer Society

April 6, 2021, by Polly Jean Harrison

The rate of violent crimes in Southeast Asia has decreased dramatically since 2009, with this drop in crime may in part be attributed to Southeast ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Darklight

Seattle-area AI startup Darklight raises $5.1M to help companies automate cybersecurity tasks

April 6, 2021, by Taylor Soper

Darklight CEO Dan Wachtler. (Darklight Photo) New funding: Seattle-area startup Darklight raised a $5.1 million round from undisclosed investors. Total funding to date is about $10 ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Baseimmune

Baseimmune raises €803K to create variant-proof COVID vaccines; backed by ex-Moderna exec, AstraZeneca vaccine co-inventor

April 6, 2021, by Editorial team

In today’s scenario, there are a lot of factors involved in the emergence of new infectious diseases or the re-emergence of ‘old’ ones, with Covid-19 ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING CANCER

MIT Researchers Develop An AI Tool To Detect Skin Cancer

April 6, 2021, by Satavisa Pati

In recent research, MIT scientists have come up with a unique AI tool to help in the early detection of skin cancer.  Traditionally, physicians had ...

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SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

AI And HR Tech: Three Critical Questions Leaders Need To Support Diverse Teams

April 6, 2021, by Shaheena Janjuha-Jivraj, Contributor

As the HR Tech markets grows with AI offerings there is a need for proper regulation to minimize the impact of biases in programming, leaders ...

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS CYBERSECURITY FRAUD FOILING

Anti-fraud experts use AI to predict scammers’ next move

April 6, 2021, by The Straits Times Tech News

April 06, 2021 5:00 AM They are harnessing the technology to monitor scammers’ behaviour and predict their next move.

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND Farmwise

Harvesting AI: Startup’s Weed Recognition for Herbicides Grows Yield for Farmers

April 6, 2021, by Scott Martin

When French classmates Guillaume Jourdain, Hugo Serrat and Jules Beguerie were looking at applying AI to agriculture in 2014 to form a startup, it was ...

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SDG 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER FloWaste

FloWaste: Using computer vision to see an end to food waste

April 6, 2021, by Elaine Burke

Of the all the food available to consumers in 2019, 17pc was wasted. That amounts to 931m tonnes of food, according to UN research. Not ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence

AI to aid cotton ryots in 2,800 villages

April 6, 2021, by Special Correspondent

MoU signed by Agriculture department and Wadhwani AI to help check pests

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING DRUG DESIGN Valence Discovery

Valence Discovery: transforming AI-enabled drug design with ‘few-shot learning’

April 5, 2021, by Darcy Jimenez

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an increasingly popular tool for drug companies discovering and designing new therapies. According to analysis by Deloitte, the AI market ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE BRAINBOX AI CARBON REDUCTION WattTime

BrainBox AI and WattTime Announce Partnership to Significantly Reduce CO2 Emissions Produced by Commercial Real Estate Properties

April 3, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

MONTREAL & OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BrainBox AI partners with WattTime to drive increased energy savings and CO2 reductions in commercial real estate across North America.

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE BRAINBOX AI CARBON REDUCTION WattTime

BrainBox AI and WattTime Announce Partnership to Significantly Reduce CO2 Emissions Produced by Commercial Real Estate Properties

April 3, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

MONTREAL & OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BrainBox AI partners with WattTime to drive increased energy savings and CO2 reductions in commercial real estate across North America.

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