ISDS-part of the consortium to develop Styria as an attractive business location

Four Styrian universities (TU Graz (represented by ISDS), Medical University Graz, Uni Graz and FH Joanneum) have developed a concept study - the "Regio Data Project" to make data usable for the economy and ultimately, to make Styria an attractive business location.

'One roof for all data' - Interview with Know-Center CEO Stefanie Lindstaedt

Recently, Stefanie Lindstaedt, Director of ISDS and CEO of Know-Center, Graz was interviewed by the Graz universities' podcast 'AIRCAMPUS'. Under the headline 'One roof for all data', the new building on the campus of Graz University of Technology is called the 'Data House', where a new hot spot for innovations in the field of digitalization is currently being created.

Pammer-Schindler’s co-authored article on ‘Learning and Education in HCI’ published in the Interactions Magazine

Viktoria Pammer-Schindler (heading a research group at both Know-Center and the ISDS) has been enthusiastically working in the field of ‘learning and technologies’ and her recently co-authored article looks at the same from an Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) perspective.

Top research under one roof: In Summer 2022 Know-Center alongwith ISDS will move into a new ‘Data House’

On 14.09., the official foundation stone for two innovative buildings was laid during a press conference on the TU Graz campus: in the Summer of 2022, Know-Center will move into a new ‘Data House’ together with ISDS ‘Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science’ – making it the new hot spot for future innovations in the field of digitalization.

Stefanie Lindstaedt supports the CLAIRE Initiative

CLAIRE strengthens European excellence in AI research and innovation and forms a huge alliance of an innovation and research network for AI in Europe. The network was launched in 2018 and now has already around 3518 supporters – consisting of AI experts and industry. This initiative not only supports the development of AI in Europe, but also helps Europe to be a decisive step ahead. For Styria, the initiative is another milestone in the development of the European AI innovation landscape.

ISDS and TU Graz lead CyVerse Austria – Paper selected in HPC2020

CyVerse in Graz, Austria (CAT) is deployed as an independent instance based on the model CyVerse US (an initiative of the University of Arizona, US, supporting all processes from data generation, management, sharing and collaboration to analytics). It is formed and funded within the framework of the BioTechMed association.

Stefanie Lindstaedt at online conference ‘AI Practice in Companies’

From 26-28.05.2020 the 'first virtual trade fair and conference' on the subject of 'AI practice in companies' will take place. Know-Center will be present with two lectures among some AI experts and we are looking forward to welcome you at our virtual booth!

Stefanie Lindstaedt in Kleine Zeitung – Pros & Cons for ‘Less privacy for more disease protection’

Know-Center CEO Stefanie Lindstaedt was recently interviewed by Kleine Zeitung for its pros & cons column on the topic 'Less privacy for more disease protection'. Was Stefanie Lindstaedt for or against this?


Viktoria Pammer-Schindler to discuss educational policy on TEL due to Covid 19

On Friday 17 April, the European Association of Technology-Enhanced Learning (EATEL) is conducting an international online-panel session on the European educational policy reactions for technology-enhanced learning (TEL) due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


Tony Ross-Hellauer published in ‘NATURE’

Tony Ross-Hellauer, Senior Researcher (Open Science) at Know-Center, has co-authored two opinion articles that have been published in the renowned ‘Nature’ journal in recent weeks. The first, a commentary paper on creating an infrastructure to study peer review and, was even featured as the cover in February issue. The second a correspondence piece on predatory journals.

OPEN LAB DAY – 5th March 2020 at 13.30 Hrs

We are looking forward to welcoming curious young minds to our work place and exchange interesting ideas that could lead to their research work in the form of Bachelor or Master theses. Come join us at the Open Lab Day 2020 and discuss a world of opportunities and have engaging discussions over some pizza and chilled beer.


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