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Showing my stripes for this year’s Rare Disease Day

Showing my stripes for this year’s Rare Disease Day

Oral and maxillofacial surgery was one major discipline during my last years of dental medicine at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena. I was intrigued by the strange names of diseases and syndromes such as Hodgkin's, non-Hodgkin's and Behçet's. I remember very...

Ageing at home with geriatronics in Germany Presentation of Sami Haddadin “Robotics and artificial intelligence: People at the centre” at the annual meeting of the German Ethics Council “Care – Robot – Ethics. Ethical Challenges in the Technologisation of Care” on 26 June 2019 in Berlin, Germany

Ageing at home with geriatronics in Germany Presentation of Sami Haddadin “Robotics and artificial intelligence: People at the centre” at the annual meeting of the German Ethics Council “Care – Robot – Ethics. Ethical Challenges in the Technologisation of Care” on 26 June 2019 in Berlin, Germany

Professor Sami Haddadin, Director of the Munich School of Robotics and Machine Intelligence at the Technical University of Munich, started with a historical introduction to the subject. The Dartmouth summer research project on artificial intelligence (AI) in 1956 was...

Europe’s new leadership role in artificial intelligence Presentation of Thomas Metzinger "AI and Ethics: Europe First or Europe Alone?" at the Aspen Institute Germany’s 2nd Conference on Artificial Intelligence on 29 March 2019 in Berlin, Germany

Europe’s new leadership role in artificial intelligence Presentation of Thomas Metzinger "AI and Ethics: Europe First or Europe Alone?" at the Aspen Institute Germany’s 2nd Conference on Artificial Intelligence on 29 March 2019 in Berlin, Germany

Appointed by the European Commission to the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Thomas Metzinger, Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, gave a small foretaste of what awaits European citizens with AI. As...

Project Hercules, an innovative multi-stakeholder collaboration World Orphan Drug Congress, Europe: “Collaboration in HTA: Project Hercules One Year on” on 8 November 2018 in Barcelona, Spain

Project Hercules, an innovative multi-stakeholder collaboration World Orphan Drug Congress, Europe: “Collaboration in HTA: Project Hercules One Year on” on 8 November 2018 in Barcelona, Spain

At this year’s World Orphan Drug Congress in Barcelona and one year after the launch of the project, Josie Godfrey, Director at JG Zebra Consulting, opened the panel discussion on Hercules, a collaboration between pharmaceutical companies, charities, academics,...