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Business school to launch global augmented intelligence laboratory

The aim of SKEMA Business School, which is devoting an initial budget of over €3 million to this project, is to make the laboratory a cutting-edge Augmented Reality centre within the next five years. The laboratory will develop data science and Artificial Intelligence algorithms and will specialise in predictive modelling devoted to the new issues […]


Enel and Sapienza University join forces for ‘Smart Solar House’

The Smart Solar House, a prototype house of the future, developed by the Enel Group in collaboration with a team of about 50 students and PhD students from Rome’s Sapienza University, was presented in Dubai for the ‘Solar Decathlon Middle East 2018’ international architecture competition. This smart and sustainable house design, powered only by solar […]


Xaverian College recovers from fire with Scale Computing solution

Scale Computing, a leading provider of hyperconverged solutions, has announced that UK-based Xaverian College has selected its latest HC3 cluster for a complete virtualised storage environment and disaster recovery solution. Xaverian College is a sixth form college for higher education in Manchester. Founded in 1907, the college was a Roman Catholic grammar school for boys […]


New project centre for automotive construction opens in Poland

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has opened its inaugural project centre at the Opole University of Technology in Poland. The newly established research platform goes by the name of Fraunhofer Project Center for Advanced Lightweight Technologies (ALighT) and is the fruit of a partnership between the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU and the Opole […]


Kaspersky Lab issues warning to universities after multiple cyberattacks

Kaspersky Lab has urged academics to be careful online after the company’s researchers detected multiple cyberattacks hitting at least 131 universities in 16 countries. These attempts to steal sensitive university information have happened in the last 12 months, with nearly 1,000 phishing attacks since September 2017. Fraudsters are hunting for credentials of employees and students, […]


E8 Storage accelerates performance at Queen Mary University of London

E8 Storage has announced that Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has deployed its E8-D24 array to underpin its genomic workflow and significantly increase performance. With the newly updated high-performance cluster, supporting both researchers and students, the university will be able to leverage the benefits of the industry’s first shared NVMe storage solution to optimise […]


Expert’s cybersecurity tips for the start of the University term

Amy Baker, VP of Marketing, Wombat Security, gives her advice on keeping personal information safe when taking the leap to university. The beginning of the new university term brings many changes for those taking their first steps into higher education: new places, new routines, new friends… and new cybersecurity risks. With more and more educational […]


KPMG to offer all Swiss universities free access to cyberacademy

Together with its UK-based partner Immersive Labs, KPMG is opening Switzerland’s first cyberacademy and giving free access to all students at Swiss universities and universities of applied sciences. For many Swiss companies, the risk of cyberattacks and data theft is now part of their day-to-day lives and the country needs to train many more experts […]


Education and healthcare technologies deliver smart city benefits

While most of the activity around smart cities remains focused on infrastructure-based initiatives such as smart grids and metering, smart street lights, smart waste management and smart bins, smart parking, smart kiosks and smart utilities, cities also need to address the softer aspects of livability linked to healthcare and education, which in turn drive economic […]


Educating for careers in cybersecurity to tackle skills shortage

Intelligent CIO Europe speaks to Marie Hattar, CMO for Keysight, who tells us how we can take steps to try and combat the cybersecurity skills shortage. It’s official: 2017 was the worst year ever for cyberattacks globally according to the Online Trust Alliance. The number of cyber incidents, ranging from the massive WannaCry and NotPetya […]