The C4DT Embassy is facilitating collaboration through workshops and events. It helps partners sharing insights and exchanging knowledge. It connects ideas, people, organizations, and scientific domains. It promotes C4DT and its partners.
Nov 12, 2020Press reviews
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. For more info, please click below
Nov 11, 2020Press reviews
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 the following link.
Oct 23, 2020News
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 below to read the European Innovation Council's announcement.
Oct 16, 2020News
A recent conference held by EPFL’s C4DT (Center for Digital Trust), and live streamed 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. Please click below for more info.
Oct 8, 2020News
An alliance for excellence supported by multiple public, private and academic actors, the "TRUST VALLEY" was launched on Thursday, October 8, 2020. Cantons, Confederation, academic institutions and captains of industry such as ELCA, Kudelski and SICPA, come together to co-construct this pool of expertise and encourage the emergence of innovative projects. Please click below for more information.
Dec 1, 2020other conferences
The second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic is surging in the world. Many countries had high expectations from digital contact tracing as a means to improve the efficiency of the manual tracing. In this webinar renowned international experts present their research results and views on solutions for digital contact tracing. We critically discuss the deployed solutions with respect to their security, privacy and effectiveness. In particular, we discuss the risks and threats of using solutions that are provided by giant data collectors. The event is supported by the Collaborative Research Center CROSSING (funded by the German Research Foundation DFG). Participation is free of charge. In order to register and to see the full agenda please click below. December 1st 2020, 13h-18h30, online
Dec 2, 2020other seminars
The Brussels Privacy Hub of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Future of Privacy Forum cordially invite you to the 2020 Brussels Privacy Symposium. 2 panels will discuss the research and the protection of personal data under the GDPR. The topic of the first panel is "Complex Interactions: the GDPR, Data Protection and Research", while the sencond panel will discuss the topic "Using Sensitive Data in Research to Counter (Hidden) Bias and Discrimination". To view the full agenda & for more information click below to visit FPF’s Brussels Privacy Symposium webpage. Wednesday, December 2nd 2020, 14:00-17:15 (CEST), online
Dec 7, 2020 → Dec 11, 2020other conferences
IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST) is the premier symposium that facilitates the rapid growth of hardware-based security research and development. Since 2008, HOST has served as the globally recognized event for researchers and practitioners to advance knowledge and technologies related to hardware security and assurance. For more information click below