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From academia to innovation: improving the teaching of entrepreneurship in Ecuador

Working collaboratively across academic and industry in order to improve the conditions under which entrepreneurs operate, which is one of the main challenges faced by countries for their development in the future.

KNMI shares weather data with fellow institutes via EUMETSAT

Weather satellites provide raw data for weather and climate models. EUMETSAT collects this raw data and distributes the processed data to weather institutes in its member countries, such as the Dutch KNMI. The institutes themselves contribute to the processing of the data. How does this work, how are the data distributed, and what is SURF's role?

Digital assistance for Brazil’s COVID vaccinations

Severely hit by the global pandemic, passing 250,000 deaths in February 2021, and combating new virus variants, Brazil is urgently pursuing vaccinations.

Computing for a sustainable world

High performance computing in Denmark plays a crucial role in finding solutions to the challenges of the future, such as eliminating poverty and hunger, protecting our climate, reducing inequalities, promoting education and health, and sustainable economic growth

Large genome project tackles pandemic

COVID-19 has been added to the list of health threats addressed in the 1+Million Genomes Initiative (B1MG), a joint effort by 23 European countries.

The Human Brain Project: navigating brain networks

Building a research infrastructure to harness multiple disciplines and computing, to help advance neuroscience, medicine and computing to the benefit of society.

Deep learning in cancer treatment: the algorithm that learns how to make us feel better

It is difficult to predict the course of a disease without knowing its past. For this reason, data analysis is taking on an increasingly crucial role.

Virtual Excavations: Pacific Research Platform Enables Remote Collaboration on Underwater Archeological Dig in Israel

Supported by CENIC's 400-gigabit research network, the Pacific Research Platform has not only enabled researchers at UC San Diego and their partners at the University of Haifa in Israel to go ahead with their archeological dig despite the COVID-19 pandemic but also drastically accelerated data analysis times.

The Armenian Data Cube: a successful collaboration for environmental sustainability

Game-changing technology for remote sensing Earth Observation and national-level data visualisation to measure productivity of pasture land, the presence of pollutants, and the impacts of natural phenomena such as erosion or droughts.

How a university in Scotland recovered from a ransomware attack

When Dundee and Angus College, in Scotland, UK, was brought to a halt by a cyberattack, its leadership had to face a new reality. “It dawned on me that, in a digital sense, there was no college; everything had been wiped. That was a pretty low moment,” says principal Simon Hewitt. Ironically, the first point... View Article

Data relief for South African students

How the national research and education network has been instrumental in securing affordable online education for South African students and university staff.

Enabling remote surgery and training in Uganda

New York's Mount Sinai Health System extends its surgical knowledge and care to places where it is most needed and likely to have an impact.