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BMW Summer School 2018: Focus on “Intelligent Cars on Digital Roads”

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The BMW Summer School 2018 was jointly set up in cooperation with the Franco-German University (UFA), EURECOM, Technical University of Munich (TUM) and BayFrance under the umbrella of the German French Academy for the Industry of the Future by TUM and the IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom). To mark the 150th anniversary of the TUM, the BMW Summer School was held at the TUM Science & Study Centre Raitenhaslach from 29 July to 3 August 2018. Applicants were invited to submit their research in relevant fields, such as user centric interaction design... Read More »

Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in High-Speed Metal 3D Printing Company Digital Alloys

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Digital Alloys' Joule Printing™ technology can rapidly combine multiple metals into each part, which enhances thermal, electrical, magnetic and mechanical properties. The process allows metals like titanium and high-temperature alloys to be 3D-printed for parts that could be used on Boeing products. "Our investment in Digital Alloys will help Boeing produce metal structural aerospace parts faster and at higher volume than ever before," said Brian Schettler, managing director of Boeing HorizonX Ventures. "By investing in companies with emerging... Read More »

300 drones illuminating the river IJ in Amsterdam – Studio Drift to present European premiere of “FRANCHISE FREEDOM”. After world premiere in Miami Beach in collaboration with BMW, airborne performance on August 10 – 12, 2018

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A flying sculpture of 300 luminous Intel Shooting Star drones in bird swarming formation will be on view for three days after sunset, from August10 – 12, 2018. Illuminating the river IJ in Amsterdam, the performative art work is part of the retrospective “Studio Drift: CODED NATURE”, on display at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam until August 26, 2018. After the unprecedented number of visitors to the museum for the exhibition, the City of Amsterdam in collaboration with BMW, Intel, RAI, Rabobank, NDSM,  and Studio Drift will offer the public ... Read More »

Boeing Sending Last Shuttle Commander Chris Ferguson Back to Space

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Chris Ferguson, who led the final space shuttle mission, will make his fourth spaceflight when he and NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Mann take the new Boeing [NYSE: BA] CST-100 Starliner commercial crew spacecraft to the International Space Station. The three pioneers will help restore American access to space from U.S. soil, a capability that ended when the shuttle was retired seven years ago. Mann will also make history as the first female astronaut on the inaugural crewed flight of a new U.S. spacecraft. “We’re immensely proud of Ch... Read More »

Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

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Under the agreement, Boeing will lease 100,000 square feet of research and lab space inside a new 17-floor building at 314 Main Street in Cambridge. The new center will house employees from Boeing and subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences, who will focus on designing, building and flying autonomous aircraft and developing enabling technologies. The investment in the new center follows the recent creation of Boeing NeXt. This new organization unites researchers and projects across the company to shape the future of travel and transport, including... Read More »

Philips and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust team up to deploy innovative digital pathology network

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Oxford, UK – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust, today announced plans to create a digital pathology network to help drive faster and more efficient diagnoses for patients. OUH will deploy the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, which will serve as a central laboratory service for partner sites at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Great Western Ho... Read More »

We’re bringing VR Creator Lab to Europe

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Today we’re announcing that VR Creator Lab is coming to London. Participants will receive between $30,000 and $40,000 USD in funding towards their VR project, attend a three day “boot camp” September 18-20, 2018, and receive three months of training from leading VR instructors and filmmakers. Applications are open through 5pm British Summer Time on August 6, 2018.  YouTube creators with a minimum of 10,000 subscribers and independent filmmakers are eligible. Participants must be 18+ years old. We’ll select the participants ba... Read More »

Philips expands Tasy EMR business to Australia and New Zealand

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Sydney, Australia and Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and St. Andrew’s Toowoomba Hospital in Queensland Australia, today announced a multi-year partnership agreement for the hospital-wide installation of Philips Tasy EMR [1]. Tasy EMR is Philips’ next generation Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and care management solution, which addresses the shortcomings of conventional EMRs. Instead of needing multiple IT solutions from various vendors, Philips Tasy EMR offers one int... Read More »

Philips provides update on European Commission investigation

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In connection with the anticipated conclusion of the EC investigation in the second half of 2018, Philips will recognize a provision of EUR 30 million, which will be reported in the company’s 2018 second quarter results [1]. Since the start of the EC investigation in late 2013, which Philips reported in its Annual Reports, the company has fully cooperated with the EC. Philips initiated an internal investigation and addressed the matter in 2014. [1] Approx. EUR 18 million of the provision will impact EBITA of the Personal Health segment. T... Read More »

Philips speaking at the Politico OutsideIn Event

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As the recently published 2018 Future Health Index (FHI) outlines, systems that deliver effective outcomes and high levels of healthcare professional and patient satisfaction – such as those in Singapore, Sweden and the Netherlands – tend to be those with comparatively high levels of focus on advanced data collection and analytics. For example, out of the 16 countries in the FHI Sweden has the greatest spend on AI for therapy planning per capita compared to the 16-market average ($0.17 vs. $0.06 average) and for AI in preliminary diagnosis (... Read More »

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