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This Wednesday, October 7, 2020, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to the French Emmanuelle Charpentier and the American Jennifer A. Doudna for the genome editing tool CRISPR-Cas9.
Director at the Max-Planck Institute of Infectiology in Berlin and scientific member of the Max-Planck Society, Honorary Professor at Humboldt University in Berlin, Emmanuelle Charpentier is Alexander von Humboldt Professor in Germany and Visiting Professor at the University of Umeå in Sweden. She was elected member of the National Academy of Technologies of France in 2016.

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STS Forum 2020

17th annual meeting (online)

The role of science and technology in the post-covid 19 Era
October 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2020.

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The meeting will take place from October 12th to 15th in Seoul, Korea, hosted by the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) ; international participation will be virtual. CAETS 2020 will explore topics relating to Engineering a Better World: SMART SOCIETY.

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E. Gelenbe: A Dynamic Self-Aware Approach to #Cybersecurity

The presentation of Erol Gelenbe PHD DSc D.h.c.m., Fellow of National Academy of Technologies of France, will argue that cyberattacks impair not just security but also Quality of Service, and that they increase Energy Consumption in Systems and Networks.

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03/10/2019 Krakow

Choiseul Africa Business Forum

The first edition of the Choiseul Africa Business Forum, the annual event dedicated to business opportunities in and with Africa, will be held in Nice on 3 and 4 October. Organized by the Choiseul Institute in collaboration with the Nice Côte d'Azur metropolis, this platform dedicated to sharing experiences and deciphering trends in the African business world will bring together more than 300 of the most influential African and European decision-makers from both continents, around figures such as Vera Songwe, Abdul Samad Rabiu, Mohammed Dewji, Thierry Breton, Naguib Sawiris, Amadou Gon Coulibaly and Makhtar Diop.

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DEA 2019

The conference Dynamics, Equations and Applications (DEA 2019) is organized by the Faculty of Applied Mathematics at the AGH University of Science and Technology to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the university. DEA 2019 will take place from 16th to 20th September 2019, in Kraków, and approximately 500 mathematicians are expected to participate in the event.

Pierre-Louis Lions, professor at both the Collège de France and the CEREMADE, Université Paris-Dauphine, will be a plenary speaker. He is a member of the French Academy of Technologies.

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27/06/2019 Paris

Transforming the Future of Ageing

Lessons from the SAPEA report and its application to the French context
Thursday 27 June 2019, 14h00-18h00
Académie Nationale de Médecine
16 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris
Science Advice for Policy by European Academies (SAPEA) brings together outstanding expertise in engineering, humanities, medicine, natural and social sciences from over 100 academies, young academies and learned societies across Europe. SAPEA is part of the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism. Together with the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors, it provides independent scientific advice to European Commissioners to support their decision-making.

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Fighting tuberculosis: Four academies, from France and China, are working on a joint project

In order to stem the ongoing global tuberculosis epidemic, two national French academies, the Academy of medicine and the Academy of technologies, aware of the importance of the problem, are preparing with two Chinese academies, the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, a report comparing the epidemiology, characteristics, diagnostic methods, prevention and treatment in France and China as well as the policies implemented in both countries.