Es posa en marxa la segona edició d’ExperimentAI, el projecte de ciència ciutadana per experimentar la IA a les biblioteques públiques

El Centre de Visió per Computador (CVC), en col·laboració amb el Consorci de Biblioteques de Barcelona i la Xarxa de Biblioteques Municipals de la Diputació de Barcelona, posa en marxa la segona edició del projecte ExperimentAI, una iniciativa de divulgació científica per apropar la intel·ligència artificial (IA) i la visió per computador a un públic … Read more

CVC joins the EIT’s Deep Tech Talent Initiative

The Computer Vision Center, together with Abodoo, Generation, Intel Corporation, JA Europe, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, and the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, are the first organisations to join the EIT’s Deep Tech Talent Initiative – implemented by EIT Manufacturing – to offer courses and to contribute to the development of training that will fast-track the careers … Read more

S’articula la Xarxa RDI en intel·ligència artificial per a dotar l’ecosistema català d’IA de mecanismes de transferència tecnològica i valorització del coneixement 

Els membres de la XARXA RDI-IA han celebrat la sessió de kick-off de la iniciativa, la primera trobada oficial de la xarxa que aglutina 28 grups de recerca de 16 institucions catalanes en l’àmbit de la intel·ligència artificial (IA).  La Xarxa RDI-IA té com a missió dotar l’ecosistema català d’intel·ligència artificial amb mecanismes de transferència … Read more

Barcelona becomes a new ELLIS Unit, the European network of excellence in AI research

Catalonia will host one of the four new units of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems (ELLIS), the pan-European network of excellence in artificial intelligence that connects the best researchers in the field of AI in Europe. The new Barcelona ELLIS Unit will be the third largest among the almost 40 units that make up … Read more

#CVCWomenInScience poster collection

We’re launching the #CVCWomeninScience posters campaign aimed to spread awareness and showcase the incredible work of our female researchers and inspire the next generation of female scientists. Our CVC Women in Science posters were created using generative models (Stable Diffusion and Style Transfer) and we got inspired by the Nevertheless podcast STEM Role Models Posters … Read more

CVC at Mobile World Congress 2023

The Computer Vision Center was exhibitor at this year’s MWC, thanks to the support of Generalitat de Catalunya, highlighting the applicability of Computer Vision technologies for artistic expression. The world’s most influential mobile technology event, the Mobile World Congress (MWC), took place this year from February 27 to March 02 at Fira de Barcelona. The … Read more

#100tífiques: promoting science and technology among young people and enhancing female role models

Several female scientists from the Computer Vision Center (CVC) participated in the #100tífiques programme, an initiative promoted by the Catalan Foundation for Research and Innovation (FCRI) and the Barcelona Institute for Science and Technology (BIST) in collaboration with the Education Department of the Generalitat of Catalonia.  The #100tífiques programme aims to raise awareness of the … Read more

February 11 is the “International Day of Women and Girls in Science” and also Grandmas in Science Day!

In collaboration with the Red Cross Cerdanyola-Ripollet-Montcada, our research center organized an activity for female senior citizens to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, February 11. Twelve grandmas visited CVC and participated in a workshop aimed to encourage and empower them to get involved in science and enhance their natural curiosity … Read more

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

To promote full and equal access to and participation in science for women and to stimulate scientific vocations in girls, the United Nations General Assembly declared February 11th as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Long-standing biases and gender stereotypes are steering girls and women away from engineering and technology-related fields, and, … Read more