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Emmanuelle Charpentier named in Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential people in world' list

Apr 16, 2015 11:00 GMT Umeå University Emmanuelle Charpentier, professor at Umeå University, has been selected by Time magazine as one of its 100 most influential people in the world list for 2015. She was recognised for her discovery of the CRISPR-Cas9 mechanism in bacteria, which became a gene editing tool now used in research labs world wide.

Simon is commended for his method of making computer graphics realistic

Apr 13, 2015 09:13 GMT University of Gävle Simon Johansson gets Knowit’s new innovations award of 34 000 Swedish crowns.County governor Barbro Holmberg will give out the award at a seminar at Gävle University on the 13th of April.

EIT ICT Labs innovators compete for EIT Awards

Apr 09, 2015 13:04 GMT EIT ICT Labs EIT ICT Labs, the leading pan-European organisation for innovation and education in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), has nominated six innovators for the 2015 EIT Awards of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT). The nominees are TOK.TV, JUSP, FavourExchange, MobileShield, Sensory Media and DA4RBI recognised as Europe’s most innovative ICT projects.

Water in the wardrobe….

Apr 09, 2015 08:05 GMT University of Gävle 7000 litres of water to make a t-shirt When Emma Stjärnstedt, Elina Turpainen, Denise von Allen and Sara Sjö, (absent when the photograph was taken), students of Media and Communication, became aware that 7000 litres of water are needed to make one single t-shirt, and that we throw away 8 kilos of textiles a year they got an idea.

NIST Concert Choir to Perform at Lincoln Center in New York

Apr 06, 2015 02:37 GMT NIST International School NIST International School's Concert Choir will be taking part in the Distinguished Concerts International New York's Ring of Fire: The Music of Southeast Asia on Monday, 13 April. Featuring pieces from around Southeast Asia, the concert will take place at the distinguished Avery Fisher Hall in the Lincoln Center.

NIST Selected to Pilot Harvard Business School Course

Apr 02, 2015 03:18 GMT NIST International School NIST International School – along with Vienna International School, United Nations International School in New York, Graded School in Brazil, and Atlanta International School – has been selected to pilot Harvard Business School's online CORe course. As the only selected school in Asia, NIST will be able to provide its DP students with the opportunity to earn a credential from Harvard University.

STMicroelectronics and the Finnish start-up KoruLab teaming up to deliver stunning user experiences on wearables and IOT

Mar 23, 2015 10:07 GMT EIT ICT Labs ST, a partner of EIT ICT Labs, is teaming up with a Finnish start-up KoruLab to deliver a stunning user experience and prolonged battery life for wearables and IOT devices. The Koru platform is the first declarative UI development platform designed for next generation highly customised experiences in wearables and IOT. EIT ICT Labs supports KoruLab in its internationalization.

​Quuppa and General Sensing announcing a partnership

Mar 16, 2015 08:39 GMT EIT ICT Labs General Sensing will distribute Quuppa’s Intelligent Locating Technology with their MedSense solution. Quuppa and the healthcare IT solutions provider General Sensing have announced a partnership. General Sensing will be distributing Quuppa’s real time locating system technology with their MedSense solutions. EIT ICT Labs supports Quuppa in its international growth.

​Quuppa ja General Sensing julkistavat yhteistyökumppanuutensa

Mar 16, 2015 08:36 GMT EIT ICT Labs General Sensing jälleenmyy Quupan älykästä paikannusteknologiaa MedSense-tuoteperheen tuotteissa. Quuppa ja terveysalan IT-palveluiden tarjoaja General Sensing julkistavat yhteistyökumppanuutensa. General Sensing tulee myymään MedSense-palveluidensa osana Quupan toimittamaa reaaliaikaista paikannusjärjestelmää. EIT ICT Labs tukee Quuppaa sen kansainvälisessä kasvussa.

Engineers Evenings - a success in more districts than ever!

Mar 10, 2015 20:16 GMT University of Gävle On the 11th March Gävle University is arranging an engineers evening, an event that has grown enormously in the last few years,” says Anna Näsman, responsible for coordination in the Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Gävle University.