International consultancy Ernst & Young (EY) will create an Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence in Greece, in cooperation with the Demokritos National Center for Scientific Research and its Software and Knowledge Engineering Laboratory.
A group of researchers - 20 in the first year, to be expanded in subsequent years - will work on how AI can improve text mining.
I keep hearing the following phrase: "these guys will never leave," over and over again. Greece is a democratic European state, so they (the government) are bound to leave, just like the ones who will succeed them, at one point. No one can tell exactly when this will happen or in what way. One thing we should have learned by now is that there is little point in making predictions.
Greek scientist Dimitris Papanastasiou has been awarded the 2014 Curt Brunnee Award for his outstanding contribution to mass spectrometry a process for elucidating the chemical structures of molecules.
Papanastasiou, who is co-founder of the Fasmatech company, received the award at a special ceremony during the 20th International Mass Spectrometry Conference in Geneva on Wednesday.