SDG 9. INDUSTRY INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURES EDF

Artifical intelligence, a key enabler for energy system and utilities [Promoted content]

March 26, 2021, by Aude Vinzerich - Artificial Intelligence Program Director

We started to investigate Artificial Intelligence decades ago with an R&D focus. In 2017, we fully realized the potential of this technology and decided to ...

Read more on EurActiv


SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS MILA

Mila researchers Sasha Luccioni and Charles Onu selected as Harvard CRCS 2021 Rising Stars for their work in the field of AI for social good

March 25, 2021, by Brigitte Tousignant

AI for social good projects are increasingly gaining momentum, and Mila researchers whose work falls within this category are getting noticed. PhD student Charles C ...

Read more on MILA


SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS ETHICS & TRUST

It is time to negotiate global treaties on artificial intelligence

March 25, 2021, by John R. Allen, Darrell M. West

By John R. Allen, Darrell M. West The U.S. National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence recently made the news when its members warned that America ...

Read more on Brookings Topics - Technology


SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING SDG 10. REDUCE INEQUALITIES

3 Questions: Artificial intelligence for health care equity

March 24, 2021, by MIT Schwarzman College of Computing

The potential of artificial intelligence to bring equity in health care has spurred significant research efforts. Racial, gender, and socioeconomic disparities have traditionally afflicted health care ...

Read more on MIT News - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)


SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY The Trevor Project

How AI helps volunteers support LGBTQ youth in crisis

March 24, 2021, by The Keyword

Over 1.8 million LGBTQ youth seriously consider suicide in the U.S. each year. At The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide ...

Read more on The Keyword


ETHICS & TRUST Wandelbots

5 European scaleups using AI for good

March 24, 2021, by Iulia Baidac

Artificial intelligence is a key element in responding to the growing challenges of the 21st century. With a number of applications in big data, computer ...

Read more on EU-Startups


SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS Jumio

Jumio raises $150M to secure onboarding with image verification AI

March 23, 2021, by Kyle Wiggers

Jumio, an AI-powered platform for identity verification, has raised $150 million in venture capital from new and existing investors.Read More

Read more on AI – VentureBeat


SDG 3 : GOOD HEALTH & WELL BEING

IBM researchers use AI to explain how placebo eases chronic pain

March 23, 2021, by Sara Berger

Placebos work – although we still don’t really know why. During clinical trials of new medications, the “placebo response” is how a person reacts to ...

Read more on IBM Research


SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS FAIRNESS

Democratizing data for a fair digital economy

March 23, 2021, by Martha Leibs

The digital revolution is here, but not everyone is benefiting equitably from it. And as Silicon Valley’s ethos of “move fast and break things” spreads ...

Read more on Top News - MIT Technology Review


SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING AbSci

Biotech startup AbSci raises $125M for ‘Protein Printing’ tech; total funding up to $230M

March 23, 2021, by Taylor Soper

AbSci CEO and founder Sean McClain. (AbSci Photo) New funding: Vancouver, Wash.-based biotech company AbSci raised $125 million in a round led by Casdin Capital and ...

Read more on GeekWire



SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY Dexter Energy

Amsterdam’s Dexter Energy raises €2M to help energy companies make their portfolio more sustainable; here’s how

March 22, 2021, by Rahul Raj

Dexter Energy was founded in 2017 by Luuk Veeken – a former business analyst with an independent venture capital firm specialised in clean energy investments. ...

Read more on Silicon Canals


SDG 9. INDUSTRY INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURES Allen Institute for AI (AI2)

Allen Institute for AI takes over Vulcan’s portfolio of environmental big-data projects

March 22, 2021, by Alan Boyle

A watchkeeper analyzes Skylight rendezvous alerts at an operations center in Accra, Ghana. Skylight is a maritime monitoring program that will be transferred from Vulcan ...

Read more on GeekWire


SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Diagnostic Robotics

The Future Of AI In Post-Covid Healthcare

March 22, 2021, by Gil Press, Senior Contributor

Kira Radinsky, co-founder and Chairman of Diagnostic Robotics, is pioneering the use of AI in healthcare, making it more affordable and accessible.

Read more on Forbes - AI


SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Inc. Airly

Polish cleantech startup Airly raises €2.7 million to address the air quality health crisis 

March 22, 2021, by Charlotte Tucker

Cleantech business Airly, Inc. today announced it has raised a €2.7 million funding round to scale its AI-powered air quality platform globally. Airly’s customers comprise over ...

Read more on EU-Startups


SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY

Deep science: AI is in the air, water, soil and steel

March 22, 2021, by Devin Coldewey

Research papers come out far too rapidly for anyone to read them all, especially in the field of machine learning, which now affects (and produces ...

Read more on Artificial Intelligence – TechCrunch


SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Ennaid Therapeutics

Catalent, Ennaid Therapeutics collaborate to develop antiviral treatment for Covid-19 disease

March 19, 2021, by PBR - Clinical Trials News

As per terms of the deal, Catalent will involve in the development of a powder-in-capsule formulation for Ennaid’s ENU200 programme. Ennaid’s ENU200 is a patent-pending ...

Read more on PBR - Clinical Trials News


SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Oriel Research Therapeutics

Contest awards startups poised to transform health care

March 19, 2021, by Staff

LOWELL — A medical-device startup that aims to improve the health of pregnant women is the top winner in an annual pitch contest presented by ...

Read more on Lowell Sun


SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING ReviveMed

ReviveMed Announces AI-driven Metabolomics Study with Bristol Myers Squibb

March 19, 2021, by Business Wire Health: Biotechnology News

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #AI–ReviveMed is proud to announce that they are pursuing an evaluation study with Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY). This study will leverage ...

Read more on Business Wire Health: Biotechnology News


QUANTUM COMPUTING RESPONSIBLE AI

The key to making AI green is quantum computing

March 18, 2021, by Tristan Greene

We’ve painted ourselves into another corner with artificial intelligence. We’re finally starting to breakthrough the usefulness barrier but we’re butting up against the limits of ...

Read more on The Next Web