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.
Dec 1, 2020News
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. Please click below for more information. We are looking forward to an exciting and fruitful collaboration.
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. Read the article in French by clicking 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.
Jan 20, 2021C4DT workshops
This is a C4DT community event only. More information will follow shortly.
Jan 25, 2021other conferences
With the massive use of Fake News and the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the general public is aware that AI can harm democratic processes. But on its bright side, can machine learning help us to better understand and improve democracy? Applied Machine Learning Days at EPFL in 2021 will consists of monthly thematically focussed conferences on machine learning and artificial intelligence with top speakers from around the world. The AI & Democracy track explores the challenges and opportunities that lie at the intersection of politics, law, and machine learning – beyond Fake News and Cambridge Analytica. Open Government Initiatives have opened access to vast amounts of data that political scientists, lawmakers, legal experts, journalists, and data scientists exploit to gain insights into political and legal processes. For more information please click below. Monday, January 25th 2021, 09h00-17h00, online