SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER Afresh Technologies

The AI-Driven Platform Powering The Future Of Fresh Food

February 18, 2021, by Sharon Goldman, Contributor

The question is, how can stores make sure they have enough of the fresh foods their customers crave at just the right, ripe moment, while ...

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RESPONSIBLE AI

10 best free online Responsible AI courses in 2021

February 18, 2021, by Victoria Martane

Artificial Intelligence is a powerful technology that will shape the future of our world like no other technology before. Yet, with great power comes great ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY Explainable AI

Explainable AI – An Indispensable Tool for Affordable and Clean Energy

February 17, 2021, by Joyjit Chatterjee

As AI models witness early applications in recent times for developing intelligent energy systems, especially for management of renewable energy sources and their operations & ...

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SECURITY HATE SPEECH Facebook

Facebook says AI helped reduce hate speech on its platform last quarter

February 17, 2021, by Sowmya Ramasubramanian

The company said its multilingual systems helped moderate content in several languages including Arabic and Spanish, targeting nearly 27 million piece of hateful content last ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING DRUG DISCOVERY MILA

Mila announces collaboration with AstraZeneca to maximize the potential of AI for drug discovery and development

February 17, 2021, by Brigitte Tousignant

MONTRÉAL, QC, Feb. 16, 2021 – Mila – Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute – today announced a collaboration with AstraZeneca, a global leader in biopharmaceuticals, to ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Nuritas

Nuritas’ AI research uncovers anti-inflammatory rice peptides

February 17, 2021, by NutritionInsight News

03 Sep 2020 — Nuritas has discovered natural rice-based peptides that impact inflammation and improve physical test results in an elderly population. The Ireland-based company ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Nuritas

Nuritas adds AI-powered might in identifying coronavirus-fighting peptides

February 17, 2021, by Will Chu

Nuritas once again harnesses Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in the fight against the coronavirus as its platform is put to work identifying therapeutic peptides that ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Entelligent

Entelligent and S-Network Launch Smart Climate® Risk 50 Direct Index on SMArtX

February 16, 2021, by Business News Headlines - Yahoo! News

Entelligent in partnership with S-Network Global Indexes, an Alerian company and publisher of proprietary and custom indexes, is pleased to announce the launch of the ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING DRUGS

AI Researchers Develop Method To Repurpose Existing Drugs To Fight Covid-19

February 16, 2021, by Daniel Nelson

An international team of researchers has applied AI models to find already existing drugs that can treat Covid-19 in elderly patients. The research team applied ...

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SDG 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES Netradyne

Amazon will use cameras and AI to monitor delivery drivers

February 16, 2021, by Timothy B. Lee

Enlarge (credit: Amazon) Amazon drivers will be subject to constant monitoring by cameras installed onboard Amazon delivery vehicles, The Information revealed on Wednesday. An Amazon-made ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING RESPONSIBLE AI

Is AI just a fairy tale? Not in these successful use cases

February 16, 2021, by Articles on TechRepublic

Getting artificial intelligence past the fairy tale stage is a challenge for some organizations. Here are two examples of AI that’s granted its users’ wishes.

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SDG 6. CLEAN WATER & SANITATION ISRAEL

Israeli AI company develops tech to manage national water infrastructure

February 16, 2021, by JPost.com - Home

Evolution Water has been chosen by Mekorot, the Israeli national water corporation, to increase energy efficiency in its systems.

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SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER FOOD WASTE Protix

Dutch startup Protix raises €15.5M to breed insects for aquaculture; here’s how

February 16, 2021, by Editorial team

Many projections have suggested that the world population will reach over 9 billion by 2050. This means that the current food production will also have ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Exscientia

Oxford-based Exscientia uses AI to accelerate delivery of new treatments; gets €3.44M from Gates Foundation

February 16, 2021, by Editorial team

Oxford-based leading pharmatech company Exscientia deploys Artificial Intelligence to drive drug discovery. It is claimed to be a pioneer in using AI to design a ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Recursion Pharmaceuticals

2021 Pipeline Insights on Vestibular Schwannoma – Featuring AstraZeneca, Recursion Pharmaceuticals and Takeda Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com

February 16, 2021, by Business Wire Health News

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Vestibular Schwannoma – Pipeline Insight, 2021” drug pipelines has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This report provides comprehensive insights about 10+ companies and ...

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CYBERSECURITY FACIAL RECOGNITION BACE Group

Built in Africa: Female Ivorian entrepreneur pioneers facial recognition tech

February 16, 2021, by Riyaz Patel

Charlette N’Guessan Desiree, 27, says her company’s facial recognition technology offers “trust and credibility” against a backdrop of concerns that Western-designed systems are more prone ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING InVivo AI

Canadian Technology Accelerator Unveils Inaugural Bi-Coastal Digital Health Cohort

February 16, 2021, by PRUnderground

Partners with ecosystem leaders including Junto Health, Metis Lighthouse, HealthTech Capital, HITLAB, Rock Health and others (PRUnderground) September 9th, 2020 Today, the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA), ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND Treeswift

These 3D mapping drones can help prevent forest wildfire

February 16, 2021, by Yahoo

#Drone #Forest #FirePrevention Drones are taking 3D mapping to the next level. Treeswift is building the next generation of forest monitoring systems in order to ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND CropSafe

Meet the Pioneers – October 2020

February 16, 2021, by Daniel

We’re ecstatic to see Pioneer founders trucking along in a world trafficked with supreme uncertainty. Pioneer has now funded 190 companies and people, helping them ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Sana Labs

Swedish edtech startup Sana Labs raises €14.9M to upskill professionals remotely with the help of AI; here’s how

February 16, 2021, by Editorial team

To minimise the spread of COVID-19, many schools, across the world, have shut down and remote learning has become the only solution to move forward. ...

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