Swiss researchers win robotics contest

The final of the three-year Challenge robotics competition funded by DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the United States Department of Defense) took place in the USA from 21 to 24 September 2021. An international team with participation of armasuisse Science and Technology (S+T) won the fiercely contested competition.

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Could artificial intelligence automatically detect fake news?

The Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus has launched research projects exploring tools which automatically detect misinformation. The aim of one of these projects is to use artificial intelligence methods to identify images with text memes which potentially spread misinformation.

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Meet the finalists of the Cyber Startup Challenge 2021

Decentriq, Constella Intelligence and Pandora Intelligence convinced the jury in the selection process of the Cyber Startup Challenge 2021. All three companies gave a pitch at the Cyber Defence (CYD) Campus Conference on the 28th of September.

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«New Fighter Aircraft» project awarded bronze in international project management competition

armasuisse achieves with its project "New Fighter Aircraft" the third place in the international IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards competition. The three finalists in the large-scale project category come from Russia, Algeria and Switzerland. The final took place on 22 September 2021 in St. Petersburg.

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