Dr. Nuria Oliver and her team take the grand prize in global pandemic response challenge competition
ellis 18 March 2021 News Item
Oliver, co-chair of the ELLIS board, coordinated the winning Valencia IA4COVID19 project. The AI model aims to help decision-makers with pandemic intervention policy decisions to safely reopen society.
COVID-19 XPrize Nuria Oliver
ellis 03 March 2021 News Item
The ELLIS society calls for a new round of proposals for the creation of ELLIS units. The deadline is on 7th of April 2021 and the submission site is on EasyChair (https://easychair.org/my/conference?conf=ellis-units-2021). Proposals for the creation of an ELLIS unit will be reviewed by the ELLIS units evaluation committee, which is composed of an internationally diverse set of ELLIS fellows. Feedback is expected to be given within 6 months after each deadline. For questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ellis 17 December 2020 News Item
The Hector Stiftung has pledged to support the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) over a period of ten years.
The funds will finance the research of ELLIS Fellows at the Tübingen unit, thus serving as a decisive building block for the establishment of an ELLIS Institute.
ELLIS Tübingen AI Hector Stiftung
ellis 12 November 2020 News Item
The ELLIS PhD Program opens call for applications. Application deadline: 1.12.2020
ellis 22 October 2020 News Item
Recently approved by the ELLIS Fellow Committee, the new program for natural language processing includes fellows and scholars from 15 European institutions
ELLIS Fellowship natural language processing NLP
ellis 20 October 2020 News Item
A core team of around 29 professorships, a new executive director, and a Fellowship programme aim to promote interdisciplinary research into this key technology.
ETH AI Center
ellis 18 September 2020 News Item
The members of the European Laboratory for Learning & Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) have announced the two winners of the ELLIS Ph.D. Award 2020.
ellis cyvy 15 September 2020 Press Release
At a virtual event on Tuesday, the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems presented the broad scope of research its units will cover in the field of modern AI.
ELLIS-Units European AI
ellis 07 September 2020 News Item
The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) is officially launching its 30 ELLIS research units on Tuesday, September 15. Since the first 17 units were announced in December 2019, the ELLIS initiative has gained significant momentum, adding another 13 units at top research institutions across Europe. To highlight this rapid progress toward securing the future of European AI research, each unit will be presenting its research focus. While an in-person launch was initially planned in spring at the Royal Society in London, the event was postponed as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic and will now take place online. The event will be will be open to the general public via livestreaming. A detailed agenda and the YouTube link will be posted shortly.
ellis 22 June 2020 News Item
EPFL’s new Center for Intelligent Systems (CIS) will act as a research promotion platform for bringing together experts in machine learning, data science, computer vision, cyberphysical systems, and robotics.
ellis 16 April 2020 News Item
The ELLIS society (https://ellis.eu) is soliciting proposals for ELLIS Research Programs. We welcome programs run by academic and industry researchers alike. In the case of industry researchers, we hope for assistance in approaching their employer for a financial contribution. The program is modelled after the CIFAR research programs and is being launched in close coordination and with the institutional support of CIFAR, including the LMB program (https://www.cifar.ca/research/programs/learning-in-machines-brains) which, along with its predecessor NCAP, played a major role for the field of deep learning. The existing fellowship programs can be found here: https://ellis.eu/programs.
ellis 03 April 2020 News Item
Researchers from the ELLIS Unit Linz have recently used a neural network called ChemAI to screen for new drugs against Covid-19. In a large effort, they have searched a database of a billion molecules for favorable properties and now provide the resulting list of 30,000 potential drugs to the public. They also computationally tested existing drugs for the for their potential use as a therapeutic for Covid-19.
ellis 25 March 2020 News Item
The world is facing a public health emergency caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. We all need to take this on, and science can make a major contribution. This online workshop will present projects on how to tackle Covid-19 using methods of machine learning and AI, carried out by leading international researchers.
ellis 18 March 2020 Press Release
The European Commission has decided to fund ELISE, a project proposal that specifically focuses on fundamental research in AI, driven by machine learning (ML), with 12 Million euros.
ellis cyvy 20 February 2020 Press Release
At a meeting with the European Commission’s Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, Baden-Württemberg’s Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann, and the state’s Science Minister Theresia Bauer, scientists welcomed the European Commission’s new Digital Strategy and demanded strong support for research in the field of learning AI.
Vestager EU-Commission AI KI Künstliche Intelligenz Wettbewerb
ellis 28 January 2020 News Item
Nuria Oliver, Chief Scientific Adviser at the Vodafone Institute and Chief Data Scientist at DataPop Alliance shared ELLIS’ mission behind its latest announcement at NeurIPS 2019, and offered her advice on how individuals and organizations can get involved and support ELLIS.
ellis cls 11 December 2019 Press Release
Grassroots initiative assembling top European talent in machine learning mobilizes more than 200 Mio in funding across Europe for the next 5 years
ELLIS AI cyber valley KI Baden-Württemberg Tübingen
ellis 07 September 2019 News Item
The ELLIS society calls for proposals for the creation of ELLIS units.
ellis 04 September 2019 News Item
The members of the European Laboratory for Learning & Intelligent Systems (ELLIS) have announced the first six winners of the ELLIS Ph.D. Award.
ellis 04 September 2019 Press Release
Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg invests 1 Mio Euros
ellis 09 April 2019 Press Release
Following their meeting with Baden-Württemberg's Minister-President Kretschmann in Stuttgart, Europe's leading AI researchers have formulated a set of recommendations that will promote the development of a strong European AI research network.
Baden Württemberg’s Minister President Winfried Kretschmann receives Europe's leading AI researchers
ellis 03 April 2019 Press Release Neues Schloss Stuttgart, Germany
Scientists convene to advance European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems ELLIS
ELLIS European AI research machine learning