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Towards safe automated navigation at sea

High-performance computing and artificial intelligence are the cornerstones of a Finnish project to develop safe automated navigation for marine vessels.

Making cross-border cancer research collaboration safe and secure

SURF's Research Cloud makes cutting-edge collaborative cancer research faster, more cost-effective and more impactful.

Relief ahead for dry irritated eyes with help from supercomputing

Gazing into computer screens for hours contributes to millions of people suffering from dry eye syndrome. Backed by supercomputing, Finnish researchers suggest better eye drop treatment.

Enabling researchers to reuse sensitive biomedical data

CSC has recently developed new services for sensitive data management for research so that data from more patients can be shared and analysed to fast-track discoveries.

Digital twins help prepare for climate change

A new European initiative, Destination Earth, will use models of Earth sub-systems to assist authorities in preparing for extreme weather events related to climate change.

Quantum computing predicts Finnish housing prices

A project involving Finland's research and education network is working on a new tool for complex calculations.

Gold-containing particles target cancer

Researchers at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, have shown that gold nanoclusters are well suited for delivery of drugs specifically to cancer cells.

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 digital search for a COVID-19 cure

COVID-19 researchers in Finland get priority access to the Puhti supercomputer.

Ice sheets may add 40 centimetres to sea levels

According to large cross-disciplinary project, the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica could together contribute about 40 centimetres of global sea level rise by year 2100.

Smooth connectivity for Nordic academics

The new eduVPN app allows academics and staff at Nordic universities to enjoy their fast university network connection when working at home.

Nordic boom in distance learning

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of distance learning users in the Nordic countries has risen dramatically.