A team of researchers including Michael Biehl, Prof. of Computer Science at the Johann Bernoulli Institute, has taken first place honors in the sbv IMPROVER Species Translation Challenge organized by IBM Research and Philip Morris International (PMI) R&D. The challenge called on participants to design the most effective computational method for inferring cellular response in humans, based on high-throughput biological data in rats. Biehl and his team members, teamed up in an interdisciplinary and transatlantic collaboration, performed best in three of the four sub-challenges, resulting in a research grant of US$ 60,000 in total.
In the past months, pupils from various primary and secondary schools in the city of Groningen have formulated ideas for future urban logistics in cooperation with students of the University of Groningen.
‘Collaboration between the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, the University of Groningen, the UMCG, and industry in the field of smart technology leads to innovation and new economic activity,’ says Hugo Velthuijsen, director of the Marion van...
Prof. Bart van Wees has been appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.