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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announcing the AITO within DOE. Source: US Department of Energy 2019
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announcing the AITO within DOE. Source: US Department of Energy 2019

The next step for US Artificial Intelligence

On September 6, the U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced the establishment of an Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office (AITO) within the Department of Energy (DOE). The purpose of AITO is to better coordinate the AI work within the...
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ScienceVillage Vision. Image: COBE.

Growing Big Science in a Small Country

The US has over the years build large scale research infrastructure, which has been important for several scientific breakthrough results. Sweden is now also a Big Science facility country in collaboration with several European and global actors....

A Place for Nordic Innovation in Silicon Valley

The Nordic Innovation House in Silicon Valley is a collaboration between several Nordic state organizations. It has been around since 2014 when it started as a joint Nordic project between Innovation Norway, Vinnova, Business Finland, Innovation...

Nordic Innovation Summit 2019

On May 16th, innovation leaders from the Nordic region and Pacific Northwest came together for this year’s Nordic Innovation Summit. It was a sold-out event where nearly 300 attendees had the opportunity to dig deeper into global challenges that...
The Mistral supercomputer, installed in 2016 at the German Climate Computing Center (DKRZ, or Deutsches Klimarechenzentrum) in Hamburg, Germany. Photo: DataCenter Knowledge

The world’s most powerful supercomputer

On Tuesday, May 7, it was announced that the U.S. Department of Energy had contracted with Cray to build Frontier at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Frontier will be the world's most powerful supercomputer by 2021, exceeding a...
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The American AI Initiative

It’s no news that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going to be big. According to PwC’s Global Artificial Intelligence Study, AI is estimated to add 15.7 trillion USD to the global economy by 2030. AI technology has the possibility to transform...

The Swedish American Life Science Summit

This week it’s been all about the life sciences at the Office of Science and Innovation in Washington D.C. On Wednesday, the second annual “SALSS Goes to Washington D.C.” was held at the House of Sweden. For those of you who don't know, SALSS...