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26 Jan 2016 - The Self-driving Car The Self-driving Car is coming! Many car manufacturers design their own version. Marieke Martens (Centre for Transport Studies) recently was interviewed by "De Kennis van Nu extra: hoe leer je een auto moraliteit?" or "How to learn a car morality" (video in Dutch, Source: YouTube, NPO "De Kennis van Nu extra"). 22 Jan 2016 - Expo in DesignLab: From Prototype to Society Robot therapy for children with autism, a fully autonomous street cleaning system and an innovative plan for sharing electric cars. These are just a few examples of the student projects on display in the Classroom of the Future (DesignLab) on the UT campus on 21 January.
21 Jan 2016 - New reconstruction method improves facial recognition for forensic purposes Researchers of the Services, Cybersecurity and Safety department of the University of Twente have invented an improved reconstruction method for facial recognition based on camera images. This method yields a better score in ninety percent of the examined cases, and helps forensic investigators with their daily work. The researchers recently published their results in the academic journal IET Biometrics.  20 Jan 2016 - Biopsy robot combines MRI and ultrasound Researchers at the University of Twente are working on a biopsy robot that combines the best features of MRI and ultrasound, aiming to improve the diagnosis of breast cancer and muscle diseases. 15 Jan 2016 - SAVE THE DATE EIT Digital Conference and Partner Event 2016, Brussels From 12-14 April 2016, the EIT Digital Conference and Partner Event 2016 will be organised in Brussels. Venue: the Egg 13 Jan 2016 - FET Proactive funding opportunities – first calls in 2016 The aim is to mature four novel areas (with a total of 10 related subtopics) by working towards structuring emerging communities and supporting the design and development of transformative research themes. 13 Jan 2016 - Creative industry - Knowledge Innovation Mapping (KIEM) The Creative industry - KIEM programme aims to encourage and facilitate public-private partnerships in the domain of the Creative industries. Senior researchers can apply for funding via KIEM on behalf of consortia of companies and researchers. Researchers ('lectoren') working at 'hbo' institutions can be co-applicants. 13 Jan 2016 - Vanessa Evers ready for the Summit in Davos Vanessa Evers is giving a talk at the World Economic Forum Davos in the Nature IdeasLab section. She’ll be talking about socially intelligent robots. The World Economic Forum is from 20 till 23 January in Davos- Klosters in Switserland.

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation.