Intel and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) announced the Collaborative Cancer Cloud , a precision medicine analytics platform that allows hospitals and research institutions to securely share patient genomic, imaging, and clinical data for potentially lifesaving discoveries. Intel announced that key technology components of the Collaborative Cancer Cloud (CCC) will be opened sourced. The first technology releases will be made available to the developer community in Q1’16.
In honor of National Navajo Code Talkers Day and the 70 th Anniversary of the WWII Code Talker mission which helped to end the war, Intel is proud to support Science Foundation Arizona’s Code Talkers to Code Writers Initiative . As part of this initiative, Intel will invest $250,000 per year over the next three years at three Arizona high schools in the Navajo Nation.
1,700 High School Students Compete for Approximately US$4M in Pittsburgh WHAT: The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair , a program of Society for Science & the Public and the world’s largest high school science research competition, will take place in Pittsburgh from May 10-15. Approximately 1,700 high school students selected from 422 affiliate fairs in more than 75 countries, regions and territories will showcase cutting – edge research and inventions and compete for approximately US$4 million in awards. The full list of finalists is available in the event program (starting on page 61).
Challenge Aims to Foster Technology Innovation to Build Products that Help Scale Technology Adoption in India NEWS HIGHLIGHTS IIM Ahmedabad’s Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship* (CIIE) will be the execution partner for the challenge. Intel and CIIE will work closely with MyGov* for program facilitation and popularization through application management and social media support.
First-of-its-kind strategic partnership to advance shared commitment to gender equality by creating new opportunities for women in technology. WHAT: Intel, Rebecca Minkoff, and UN Women announce effort to expand pipeline of female engineers, support positive representations of opportunities for women in technology, and connect women around the world to opportunities to learn and lead through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and careers. Rebecca Minkoff, the largest global fashion label helmed by a millennial female, has a long history of creative and innovative uses of emerging technologies.
Next week, 40 brilliant high school seniors will convene in Washington, D.C. to compete for more than $1 million in awards and recognition as America’s most innovative young scientists and researchers.