Cyber Valley Health Initiative


Combining the region’s strengths and giving Baden-Württemberg global visibility when it comes to AI applications in medicine.

Cyber Valley Health Initiative

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New AI in medicine initiative launched

cyvy 22 September 2020 Press Release Tübingen

“Offers the opportunity to pool the region’s many strengths and give Baden-Württemberg global visibility in the field”

The University of Tübingen and the Max Planck Institutes for Biological Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems have launched a new initiative for the use of artificial intelligence in medicine and the life sciences. “The current pandemic shows that we need to become faster and more efficient in fighting global health threats. In the future, we must thus make much greater use of the potential of AI. The new initiative offers the opportunity to combine all our strengths and give Baden-Württemberg global visibility when it comes to AI applications in medicine,” said Science Minister Theresia Bauer, who welcomed the initiative for closer cooperation in the field of AI and medicine, on Tuesday.

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Bernhard Schölkopf holds keynote speech at online event “No one size fits all: Artificial Intelligence as Key Technology for Personalised Medicine”

cyvy 03 July 2020 News Item

Brussel/Tübingen – Artificial intelligence is one of the technologies that are key to Europe’s future. The areas of application are manifold, but not yet fully anchored in society. In the field of healthcare, the crucial role that data collection and analysis can play in the treatment of diseases has already been recognised. Personalised medicine is one out of many key applications of this modern data-driven approach to healthcare. Cross-disciplinary collaboration and a strong European network of AI hubs are needed to lever the full potential of AI.

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Yoshua Bengio hält Max Planck Lecture 2020

cyvy 23 June 2020 News Item

Der diesjährige Vortrag findet am 23. Juni online statt

Der weltweit führende Wissenschaftler auf dem Gebiet des Deep Learning wird erörtern, wie maschinelles Lernen in Kombination mit Kontaktverfolgung eingesetzt werden könnte, um die Verbreitung von COVID-19 einzudämmen.

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Der kybernetische Regelkreis im Kampf gegen COVID-19

cyvy 18 May 2020 News Item Stuttgart

Forscherinnen und Forscher des Instituts für Systemtheorie und Regelungstechnik der Universität Stuttgart entwickeln ein Modell, mit dem sie die COVID-19 Epidemie in Deutschland unter der Anwendung von regelungstechnischen Methoden analysieren und Strategien für die Anordnung von Maßnahmen entwickeln. Die Cyber Valley Doktoranden und Professoren, die sich bisher Algorithmen widmeten, mit denen zum Beispiel autonom fahrende Autos sicher an ihr Ziel kommen, lösen damit das Problem, wie man heute Entscheidungen über Dinge trifft, deren Auswirkungen man nicht kennt und wo die Datenlage sehr ungenau ist. Ziel ist es, eine dynamische Handlungsstrategie zu entwerfen, mit der die Zahl der Infizierten minimiert werden kann, ohne übermäßige soziale und wirtschaftliche Kosten zu verursachen.

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Scientists in Tübingen develop 3D head model that can be used to design better-fitting protective gear

cyvy 24 April 2020 Press Release

The FLAME model makes it possible to create realistic 3D head shapes capable of accurately mimicking human facial expressions. It could help designers come up with more comfortable protective masks for faces of different shapes and sizes.

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International team of scientists develops machine learning model that could help inform COVID-19 containment measures

cyvy 17 April 2020 Press Release

Newly published paper presents research that could make an important contribution to discussions about policies to ease lock-down measures

In a paper released last week, researchers from two Max Planck Institutes, the Zerobase Foundation, ETH Zurich, and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne present a new model that uses data from contact tracing technologies to make predictions about the spread of the virus

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COVID-19 Health

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3D printers run hot in Cyber Valley: Rapid help for hospitals

cyvy 15 April 2020 Press Release

Medical safety eyewear, disinfectant dispensers and ventilators from 3D printers - experts from the Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA and the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems are using their technological expertise in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Among other things, the Cyber Valley partners support the #MaskUpInitiative.

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Fraunhofer: “Access checker” remotely measures body temperature in addition to heart and breathing rate

cyvy 15 April 2020 Press Release

An innovative measurement method is helping to detect people infected with coronavirus from a safe distance. It detects fever, increased pulse rates and fast breathing without endangering the person conducting the testing. Fraunhofer IPA and Fraunhofer IAO are currently testing the procedure at the Robert Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart.

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