Category: Present

Qatar Foundation

Qatar Foundation: A benchmark in research and transfer funding

The Qatar Foundation is possibly one of the best known foundations in the world because of the amount of funds it allocates to the development of sport, health, education, etc. This institution has countless departments and it is an honour for me to collaborate with it and participate in its project evaluation processes.

BISITE’s biomedical research and the application of Machine Learning techniques

The diseases that pose a challenge to today’s medicine have, to a large extent, a genetic origin or component. Therein the importance of early detection of genetic factors that may trigger the development of a disease.

Dukhan – a city that thrives on oil production

I have had the privilege of visiting Dukhan, a city administrated by Qatar’s state oil agency, Qatar Petroleum, which manages its oilfields. Although the economy of this country relies mainly on NATURAL GAS, the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum are in the west of the country, from which it controls, coordinates and develops its oil projects.

The prospects for digital transformation in Spain

Digital transformation is driven primarily by Artificial Intelligence, ICT, Blockchain, Cloud Computing, Finance and Marketing; all these technologies are the lines of research of our group, BISITE.

Football World Cup 2020 – Qatar

Qatar is all set for its World Cup matches. Its stadiums are nearly ready and so are the communication infrastructures and the metro. Many Spanish companies and many Spaniards are involved in these preparations.

Artificial Intelligence Planning

During the International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ICCBR) held in Otzenhausen, Germany, I had the opportunity to attend some informative and exceptionally stimulating talks concerning Explainable AI (XAI), the theme of ICCBR 2019.

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The BISITE Group believe in AgroTech: IoT + AI

The Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized many sectors, agriculture is one of them. There are many companies and entrepreneurs who have seen the potential of implementing technology in agriculture. They have invested into the implementation of sensors that monitor and collect data from agricultural activities, such as irrigation, crop cultivation and livestock feeding.

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Innovation is the basis of good science

I had the opportunity to participate in an international meeting with experts in innovation.

Singapore Science & Engineering Research Council

It has been a pleasure for me to collaborate with the  Science & Engineering Research Council (SERC), which is part of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore.