SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING AEYE Health

AI screening for diabetic retinopathy

February 16, 2021, by MRKH-130 (eye) via vdennison on Inoreader

AI screening for diabetic retinopathy. AEYE Health CEO, Zack Dvey-Aharon, speaks to OT about the company’s AI handheld fundus camera and its aim …

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND NatureServe

Learning from our Mistakes: Equipping Nations to Meet Biological Diversity Goals

February 16, 2021, by Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Newly released publication provides guidance on successful implementation of future global biodiversity targets. Washington, DC, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NatureServe’s Director of Biodiversity ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING DRUGS

AI Researchers Develop Method To Repurpose Existing Drugs To Fight Covid-19

February 16, 2021, by Daniel Nelson

An international team of researchers has applied AI models to find already existing drugs that can treat Covid-19 in elderly patients. The research team applied ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Entelligent

Entelligent and S-Network Launch Smart Climate® Risk 50 Direct Index on SMArtX

February 16, 2021, by Business News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Entelligent in partnership with S-Network Global Indexes, an Alerian company and publisher of proprietary and custom indexes, is pleased to announce the launch of the ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING RESPONSIBLE AI

Is AI just a fairy tale? Not in these successful use cases

February 16, 2021, by Articles on TechRepublic

Getting artificial intelligence past the fairy tale stage is a challenge for some organizations. Here are two examples of AI that’s granted its users’ wishes.

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SDG 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES Netradyne

Amazon will use cameras and AI to monitor delivery drivers

February 16, 2021, by Timothy B. Lee

Enlarge (credit: Amazon) Amazon drivers will be subject to constant monitoring by cameras installed onboard Amazon delivery vehicles, The Information revealed on Wednesday. An Amazon-made ...

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SDG 6. CLEAN WATER & SANITATION ISRAEL

Israeli AI company develops tech to manage national water infrastructure

February 16, 2021, by JPost.com - Home

Evolution Water has been chosen by Mekorot, the Israeli national water corporation, to increase energy efficiency in its systems.

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ETHICS & TRUST BIGTECH The Algorithmic Justice League

If not AI ethicists like Timnit Gebru, who will hold Big Tech accountable?

February 16, 2021, by Alex Engler

By Alex Engler Until last week, Timnit Gebru co-led the Ethical Artificial Intelligence (AI) team at Google. Dr. Gebru’s groundbreaking research, with Algorithmic Justice League ...

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SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER FOOD WASTE Protix

Dutch startup Protix raises €15.5M to breed insects for aquaculture; here’s how

February 16, 2021, by Editorial team

Many projections have suggested that the world population will reach over 9 billion by 2050. This means that the current food production will also have ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Exscientia

Oxford-based Exscientia uses AI to accelerate delivery of new treatments; gets €3.44M from Gates Foundation

February 16, 2021, by Editorial team

Oxford-based leading pharmatech company Exscientia deploys Artificial Intelligence to drive drug discovery. It is claimed to be a pioneer in using AI to design a ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Recursion Pharmaceuticals

2021 Pipeline Insights on Vestibular Schwannoma – Featuring AstraZeneca, Recursion Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

February 16, 2021, by Business Wire Health News

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Vestibular Schwannoma – Pipeline Insight, 2021” drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report provides comprehensive insights about 10+ companies and ...

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CYBERSECURITY FACIAL RECOGNITION People_Charlette N’Guessan Desiree BACE Group

Built in Africa: Female Ivorian entrepreneur pioneers facial recognition tech

February 16, 2021, by Riyaz Patel

Charlette N’Guessan Desiree, 27, says her company’s facial recognition technology offers “trust and credibility” against a backdrop of concerns that Western-designed systems are more prone ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING InVivo AI

Canadian Technology Accelerator Unveils Inaugural Bi-Coastal Digital Health Cohort

February 16, 2021, by PRUnderground

Partners with ecosystem leaders including Junto Health, Metis Lighthouse, HealthTech Capital, HITLAB, Rock Health and others (PRUnderground) September 9th, 2020 Today, the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA), ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND Treeswift

These 3D mapping drones can help prevent forest wildfire

February 16, 2021, by Yahoo

#Drone #Forest #FirePrevention Drones are taking 3D mapping to the next level. Treeswift is building the next generation of forest monitoring systems in order to ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND CropSafe

Meet the Pioneers – October 2020

February 16, 2021, by Daniel

We’re ecstatic to see Pioneer founders trucking along in a world trafficked with supreme uncertainty. Pioneer has now funded 190 companies and people, helping them ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Sana Labs

Swedish edtech startup Sana Labs raises €14.9M to upskill professionals remotely with the help of AI; here’s how

February 16, 2021, by Editorial team

To minimise the spread of COVID-19, many schools, across the world, have shut down and remote learning has become the only solution to move forward. ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING HEALTH DATA

How To Overcome The Data Problem In Healthcare

February 15, 2021, by Shraddha Goled

Anup Kumar, senior staff engineer at Stryker, spoke about the modalities in orthopaedics, data collection in healthcare, and making most of the available data during ...

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SDG 12. RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION & PRODUCTION DATA

AI progress depends on us using less data, not more

February 15, 2021, by Eyal Balicer, Citi

Compute costs, spurious noise, and privacy problems all mean that we can’t keep moving toward bigger and bigger datasets to fuel AI progress.Read More

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING COVID19

AI is helping the healthcare industry adapt to the pandemic

February 15, 2021, by Artificial Intelligence on TechRepublic

Despite hesitancy, organizations are adopting AI to help them optimize their workload and diagnostics. Technology can help the industry in many ways, expert says.

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SDG 17. PARTNERSHIPS FOR THE GOALS Partnership on AI

Partnership on AI Assembles Global Community To Build a Healthy Information Ecosystem

February 15, 2021, by PAI Staff

In 2020, we witnessed how misleading and harmful online content presents challenges for democracy, public health, and even well-being. While not a panacea for such ...

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