The EUVATION podcast is a constantly evolving platform where listeners can get inside knowledge on a host of technology related projects which are, in most cases, EU funded. From medicine, to self driving automobiles, nothing is off limits. Join us for some one-on- one time with the project partners responsible for getting the job done. We explore not only what they are doing but why.

Computer Science

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:41:00

FutureTPM (2) H2020 Project

A conversation with Technical Lead Liqun Chen
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In this episode we explore the FutureTPM project again. This consortium is committed to future proofing todays crypto algorithms by developing the quantum resistant Trusted Platform Module. In other words, they are developing hardware and software security standards systems to withstand the brute force of the quantum computer...which is coming. We welcome the project technical lead, Liqun Chen from the University of Surrey.
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:05:00

FutureTPM (1) H2020 Project

A conversation with Silviu Vlasceanu from Huawei
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With the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), industry’s digital transformation has begun by bringing new challenges. Security is one of the main concerns, due in part to recent developments in quantum computing. FutureTPM is an EU funded project to update the TPM algorithms to continue to perform in a post quantum computing world. The FutureTPM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 779391.  
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:24:00

SPARTA SPECIAL SERIES (3)

An Insiders View of Where Cybersecurity Meets Pandemic (episode 3)
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In this three part series, we look at the SPARTA project in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Why is hacking up, what is the relationship between pandemic and security breach and what are lessons learned so far in SPARTA? These are a few of the topics we discuss.
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 12:08:00

SPARTA SPECIAL SERIES (2)

An Insiders View of Where Cybersecurity Meets Pandemic (part 2)
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In this three part series, we look at the SPARTA project in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Why is hacking up, what is the relationship between pandemic and security breach and what are lessons learned so far in SPARTA? These are a few of the topics we discuss.
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:11:00

SPARTA SPECIAL SERIES (1)

An Insiders View of Where Cybersecurity Meets Pandemic (part 1)
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In this three part series, we look at the SPARTA project in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Why is hacking up, what is the relationship between pandemic and security breach and what are lessons learned so far in SPARTA? These are a few of the topics we discuss.
Tue, 05 May 2020 17:17:00

iPC (2) H2020 Project

Patients, Data and Artificial Intelligence
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In this episode, we talk about the iPC project with Matteo Manica. He's a research staff member at the IBM Research Lab in Europe at the Zurich location. He describes his role and some of the overarching goals of this four year project. From tumour and drug modeling efforts to artificial intelligence, iPC aims to reduce suffering and maintain a high quality of life for children suffering with cancer.
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 20:03:00

DECODER (2) H2020 Project

Another Look at Improving Efficiency, Speed and Development Protocols in Software Development
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In this episode, we speak with Victoria Torres from the University of Valencia. She is a project partner in DECODER and she brings a unique perspective of an academic partner.
Fri, 06 Mar 2020 13:09:00

SPARTA (5) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part five)
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In the fifth episode in the SPARTA series, we speak with Ralf Lindner, Head of the Competence Center Policy and Society at Fraunhofer in Germany, Elisabete Carreira from INOV in Portugal,  Fabio Martinelli from CNR in Italy and we wrap up with Gabi Dreo from CODE in Germany. Together we look at everyone's role in ensuring the success of the SPARTA project.
Thu, 05 Mar 2020 10:50:00

SPARTA (4) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part four)
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In this episode we once again take an in-depth look at the SPARTA project which has been underway for over a year. Listen to project partners Hervé Debar from IMT in Paris and Jan Hajný from the Brno University of Technology. Both speak about their individual roles in reforming cybersecurity in the EU through the SPARTA project.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:20:00

iPC (1) H2020 Project

Individualized Paediatric Cure-what it's all about
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In this episode, we talk about the iPC project with project partner Pavel Sumazin from Baylor College of Medicine in the USA. He describes his role and some of the overarching goals of this four year project. From tumour and drug modeling efforts to making sense of multi-disciplinary data, iPC is poised to reduce human suffering and preserve a high quality of life for children suffering with cancer.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:13:00

SPARTA (3) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part three)
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In this episode, we speak with Michael Friedwald from Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research. He is working in SPARTA to ensure that responsible innovation is always at the forefront of SPARTA activities.
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:59:00

VESSEDIA H2020 Project

Safer Software for Tomorrow
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The Vessedia project is nearing completion but developing safe software is a continuing challenge. Vessedia has met this challenge by introducing verification tools which ultimately lead to fewer vulnerabilities, thus a safer cyber world.
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:33:00

Multi-Robot Systems

Uses and Benefits
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In this episode we speak with Professor Christian Bettstetter and Agata Barciś from the University of Klagenfurt in Austria. The team recently published an award winning paper which deals with the synchronization of Multi-Robot Systems such as drone swarms. We examine the societal uses for this technology and discuss the benefits of machines communicating with each other to act in unison.
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:29:00

SPARTA (2) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part two)
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In this podcast, Peter Balint from Technikon speaks with Marine Magnant - Global Field Marketing Director from Yes We Hack, a European bug bounty platform which is a project partner in SPARTA. We are also joined by Florent Kirchner who speaks about the need for concerted activities by various different groups to push the European government and private businesses toward preparedness in the case of cyber-attack. Find out what it takes to define success in this large-scale project involving forty-four partners from fifteen European countries. This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 830892
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:41:00

SPARTA (1) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part one)
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In this podcast, Peter Balint from Technikon speaks with Florent Kirchner about a new project called SPARTA. Mr. Kirchner is the project coordinator for this colossal effort to unify computer security research and implementation in the European Union. He speaks about the need for concerted activities by various different groups to push the European government and private businesses toward preparedness in the case of cyber-attack. Find out what it takes to define success in this large-scale project involving forty-four partners from fifteen European countries. This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 830892
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:25:00

DECODER (1) H2020 Project

Improving Efficiency, Speed and Development Protocols in Software Development
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In this episode we talk with several partners working on the DECODER project. Dr. Armand Puccetti explains what the project means for the future of software development. R&D Manager, Ana Cidad talks about some of the challenges and Virgile Prevosto, technical project leader, tells us what can be expected when the project wraps up in 36 months. The DECODER project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824231        
Sun, 30 Dec 2018 12:07:00

PrECISE H2020 Project

Personalized Treatments for Prostate Cancer
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In this episode, we talk to María Rodríguez Martínez about the completion of the PrECISE project. A team of doctors and scientists recently finished a project aimed at collecting data from multiple sources and then using it to inform clinicians about the best treatment options for their patients suffering with prostate cancer. Project partners from Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Germany, France and the USA worked in a highly specialised, EU funded consortium which took three years to complete. Learn more about the project and some of the outcomes right here. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 668858.  This work was supported (in part) by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) under contract number 15.0324-2. The opinions expressed and arguments employed therein do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Swiss Government.