Mobile World Congress reaffirms multi-sector role of artificial intelligence and cements its place as a strategic meeting point for start-ups

2024-03-13T11:35:10+01:00March 1st, 2024|Fires, ICT, Press Notes|

The Mobile World Congress is “once more the international meeting point for the digital industry where artificial intelligence has taken centre stage with applications across all sectors” and with a “key role for 4YFN, which on its tenth anniversary has cemented its position as the preeminent venue for the start-up ecosystem,” says Miquel Rey, [...]

Artificial intelligence featured at MWC with groundbreaking applications for sectors including healthcare and sustainability

2024-03-13T11:22:52+01:00February 23rd, 2024|Fires, ICT, Press Notes|

Cybersecurity-related technologies and virtual reality tied to the user experience, smart cities and digital twins will be prominent at the forthcoming Mobile World Congress, where artificial intelligence will take centre stage with applications in various sectors, especially in health and nutrition, sustainability and industry. Eugenia Fuenmayor, scientific director of Eurecat’s Digital Area, says that [...]

Artificial intelligence technologies can enhance the learning process and help transform the educational model

2024-03-13T11:16:44+01:00February 16th, 2024|ICT, Press Notes|

Artificial intelligence and data technologies have huge potential to help transform the educational model and enhance the teaching and learning process while also ensuring that Catalan is more widely used online and in everyday life in society. This is the conclusion of the ‘White Paper on Artificial Intelligence applied to Education and to the [...]

Eurecat has over 200 patents and nine spin-offs

2024-02-20T12:06:03+01:00January 19th, 2024|Health, ICT, Press Notes|

The Eurecat technology centre has over 200 patents for highly innovative industrial, digital, biotech and sustainability technologies and has set up nine spin-offs in partnership with other businesses as one of its core technology transfer activities in areas such as digitalising healthcare, textile production, 3D printing and information and communication technologies. To publicise these and other [...]

Eurecat points to generative artificial intelligence as the technology trendsetter for 2024

2024-01-17T12:46:59+01:00December 21st, 2023|Construction, Finances and Insurance, Health, ICT, Press Notes, Public Sector, Sustainability|

The Eurecat technology centre predicts that 2024 will be the year of exploiting generative artificial intelligence which will yield solutions developed for a wide range of sectors including healthcare, construction, manufacturing, education, finance, retail and government. Daniel Casellas, Eurecat’s scientific director, notes “the enormous potential which is opening up to ensure that new technological [...]

AI & Big Data Congress in Barcelona to address advances in generative artificial intelligence and its impact on business

2023-07-20T12:59:42+02:00June 19th, 2023|Big Data, ICT, Press Notes|

The AI & Big Data Congress is to unpack the latest developments and trends in artificial intelligence and their impact on business at the ninth event to be held on 27-28 September in Barcelona, for which registration is now open. Generative AI will play a prominent role at the congress which will explore its technological [...]

The habit of continuous study was more widespread during lockdown. Why should students persist with it?

2023-05-30T18:01:29+02:00May 30th, 2023|Big Data, ICT, Press Notes|

According to a study by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), the Eurecat technology centre and the Autonomous University of Madrid, published as open access in PLoS ONE, students worked more continuously during the pandemic, which led to an improvement in their results. The data analysis conducted over five academic years shows that continuous [...]

AI & Big Data Congress targets collaboration between artificial intelligence and people

2023-05-18T14:19:38+02:00October 28th, 2022|Big Data, ICT, Press Notes|

Speaking on day two of the AI & Big Data Congress, David Malkin, Cogent Labs’ product management director, argued that businesses need to include people in the data validation process for machine learning and artificial intelligence models through “an interaction interface between humans and the AI system which enables them to validate data and [...]

Artificial intelligence poised to bring forward solutions to health, energy and water management challenges

2023-05-18T14:21:04+02:00October 26th, 2022|Big Data, ICT, Press Notes|

Artificial intelligence applications are extremely wide-ranging and run from personalised medicine and managing an epidemic such as Covid-19 to solutions for cutting energy costs or streamlining water resource management. This is because they can generate consistent conclusions by tapping a wide variety of data sources, as was showcased today at the AI & Big [...]

Eurecat talks at BNEW about how to grasp the technological transformations of Economy 4.0

2023-05-18T14:31:35+02:00October 3rd, 2022|Cultural and Creative Industries, Events, Fires, Food, Health, ICT, Press Notes, Public Sector, Sport, Textile|

The Eurecat technology centre is taking part in the 3rd Barcelona New Economy Week (BNEW) from 3-6 October, an event hosted by the Zona Franca Consortium which brings together experts in technological and economic transformation to explore cutting-edge topics in progress towards Economy 4.0. Eurecat experts are to share [...]

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