New in BIT
- Spotlab, start-up company created by BIT members to generate telemedicine solutions based on mobile telephony and 3D printing, has got the 1st prize in the 14 actúaUPM competition to create the most innovative and disruptive companies (18 Dec 2017)
- Leuko-Labs has achieved the first prize in the UPM_innovatech 2T (Technology Transfer) Challenge 2017. Congratulations to Alberto Pablo Trinidad, Aurélien Bourquard y María J. Ledesma-Carbayo (30 Nov 2017). More info here and here (12 Jan 2018)
- Miguel Luengo-Oroz has been nominated as member of the Group of Experts on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data by the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda. This group will be in charge of writing an ethical code and a code for good practices on the use of artificial intelligence and big data (17 Nov 2017).
- Two projects by BIT-UPM members, RetiSpot and SiliQonTech, have achieved an award as best business ideas in the XIV actúaUPM competition. RetiSpot aims to create a low-cost microscope for prevention and early diagnosis of ocular pathologies, while SiliQonTech proposes a standard and cooperative platform to build prototypes of innovative electronic data acquisition systems (7 Apr. 2017)
- MalariaSpot Bubbles gets an ICT Technological Innovation Prize awarded by the Spanish Red Cross during the 2017 Mobile World Congress (28 Feb. 2017)
- Three new doctors in the last few days!!! David Pastor-Escuredo, Daniel Jiménez-Carretero and Óscar Esteban Sanz-Dranguet have recently defended their Ph.D. Thesis. (2 Dec. 2015).
- MIT Technology Review has recognized three BIT members or ex-members as "innovators under 35". This MIT publication recognizes annually 10 technology innovators in Spain who are "transforming the world". Congratulations to Miguel Luengo-Oroz, Jose L Rubio-Guivernau and Carlos Castro!!! (3 Nov. 2015).
- UNI2XSalud is an event at Ciudad Universitaria (promoted by the i-Health cluster of Moncloa Campus) to make people aware of health both in our environment and in other countries with fewer resources and to highlight the great importance of linking research, innovation and development cooperation which are key elements for global and universal health (20-25 April 2015).
- TuberSpot: an online game to help diagnose tuberculosis, developed in BIT-UPM, has been launched on World Tuberculosis Day (24 March 2015).
- Carlos Castro González has become one of 2013 M+Visión Fellows. This fellowship program (IDEA3) is an initiative of the Madrid-MIT M+Visión Consortium: Fundación madri+d para el conocimiento, in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Congratulations, Carlos!!! (1-Jul-2013)
- More good news: a new PhD Thesis. Carlos Castro Gonzalez defended today his Thesis: Computational methods to create and analyze a digital gene expression atlas of embryo development from microscopy images (19 Mar 2013).
- A paper in Science !!! (20 Aug. 2010)