We are excited to announce the launch of the C4DT start-up program. 4 start-ups have already been selected to join the C4DT community, consisting of 13 partners and 34 EPFL laboratories, to collaborate and share insights on trust-building technologies. For two years Regdata, strong.network, Taurus and Xorlab will complement the already diverse group of partner companies through their start-up perspectives. Their agility and innovation of has permitted these start-ups to differentiate themselves in their respective fields:
Regdata: Data protection, providing a secure and auditable, confidential data protection platform enabling them to create new business models to increase the value of their data while remaining compliant with the regulatory requirements.
strong.network: Data Security, providing a secure collaboration infrastructure around code development and data science.
Taurus: FinTech, specializing in digital asset infrastructure solutions to banks and financial institutions.
Xorlab: Cybersecurity, protecting company communication against sophisticated email security breaches. Xorlab uses a innovative approach to security: machine learning and advanced dynamic analysis to identify threats.
We are looking forward to an exciting and fruitful collaboration.
Epidemiologist and member of the Swiss scientific task force Marcel Salathé has just taken over as head of the national Covid-19 research programme. For “Le Temps”, he looks back on the promises of science in the face of the pandemic. Read the article in French by clicking here.
French-language news paper ‘Le Temps’ published an opinion piece by C4DT’s Academic Director and Head of the LDS lab at EPFL, Jean-Pierre Hubaux, on trusting the SwissCovid app. Prof. Hubaux raises the point that the excessive focus on privacy protection has cast doubt on a tool which makes it possible to defend other rights. Read the article in French on ‘www.letemps.ch’ by clicking here.
October’s EIC ePitching with Investors brought together eight highly innovative EIC-backed SMEs with six investor firms to pitch on Fintech, Insurtech and Blockchain applications. This month’s edition awarded Swiss-based Quantum Integrity for its efforts in AI powered deep fake and image forgery detection. CEO Anthony Sahakian’s startup is located at EPFL Innovation Park and is advised by EPFL’s Multimedia Signal Processing Group, led by C4DT-affiliated Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi.
Please click here to read the European Innovation Council’s announcement.
A recent conference held by EPFL’s C4DT (Center for Digital Trust), and live streamed, with some of the world’s leading experts on cyber security, fake news and democracy, heard that citizens and governments should re-gain their sense of alarm and do something to urgently address what we all know is a huge, and growing, problem.
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