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.
Apr 7, 2020
Developed in the Laboratory for Data Security (LDS) headed by Professor Jean-Pierre Hubaux at EPFL, in collaboration with the Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois (CHUV), the MedCo software allows hospitals to make calculations on the data they collectively have at their disposal without transferring or decrypting it. Please click below for more info.
Apr 2, 2020
The MedCo system - developed in the Laboratory for Data Security (LDS) of Jean-Pierre Hubaux, academic director of C4DT, in collaboration with the Lausanne University Hospital CHUV - aims to facilitate medical research on pathologies, such as cancer and infectious diseases, by enabling secure computations on decentralized data. The unique software has recently been deployed at three Swiss hospitals, CHUV, HUG and Inselspital in Bern. Please click below for more info.
Apr 2, 2020
A consortium of European researchers, including several from EPFL and C4DT, has developed the Pan-European Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (PEPP-PT) application, which should enable everyone to be informed if they have been in contact with a coronavirus carrier while guaranteeing anonymity. The aim is to develop a totally anonymous monitoring and alert protocol based on Bluetooth technology. Please click below to read the article in French.
Mar 31, 2020
Coronavirus: What is in store for Switzerland? Early March during the broadcast 10vor10 on SRF, Marcel Salathé, Professor of Epidemiology at EPFL, talked about measures and scenarios in Switzerland. Please click below for more info.
Mar 31, 2020
What happens after April 19? Epidemiologist Marcel Salathé, professor at EPFL, explains in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung how Switzerland could get out of the lockdown. Please click below for more information
Jun 11, 2020 → Jun 12, 2020other conferences
The 3rd edition of the Crypto Valley Conference will be held on On June 11-12 in Rotkreuz, Switzerland, with two days of in-depth discussions on the current state and future of blockchain technology. More information will follow shortly. To access the event's website, click below.
Jun 15, 2020 → Jun 16, 2020other conferences
Following the postponement of conference, the new dates have been confirmed: 15-16th of June 2020. Wide application of AI technologies has enormous benefits, but it also presents unprecedented challenges in terms of privacy, cybersecurity, consumer rights and ethics. As societal expectations evolve, lack of clear global rules & slow pace of policy developments in this area presents a major challenge to businesses worldwide. RegHorizon's AI Governance Conference is organized in collaboration with the ETHZ and will focus mainly on the role policy frameworks can play for AI’s future development. For more information, please click below… June 15th, 09:30-17:45, & June 16th, 2020, 09:00-15:15 @ EPFL's Swiss Tech Convention Center, Lausanne.