Schneider Electric announced multi-million dollar investment in machine learning tools and data science – Press Release

Schneider Electric announced the impact of a new multi-million dollar investment in machine learning tools and data science. This investment brings AI-assisted advising to its energy and sustainability services offer, giving its clients access to next-generation digital tools. This improves the insights and analysis of a company’s energy and sustainability portfolio, driving more efficient value and bottom-line impact in pursuit of climate change resilience and other resource-reduction related targets.

The investment optimizes corporate resource consumption and reduction data during the dramatic worldwide energy and climate transition. Most companies today still face data challenges that limit their sustainability approach. Companies struggle with inconsistent, incomplete, overabundant, and poor-quality resource consumption and cost data. The introduction of AI allows companies to get more value out of the data they produce and provides more accurate and efficient analysis as the foundation of an energy and sustainability strategy.

Continuing to add machine learning and data

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Inaugural Winners of Heroes of Science: Breakthrough Filmmakers Challenge Announced

(From top left clockwise): Grace McNally, Hussain Currimbhoy, Carrie McCarthy, Dana Turken, John Hibey, Cutter Hodierdien, Molly Murphy and Thor Klein

TheWrap and the Breakthrough Prize Foundation today announced the winners of the inaugural “Heroes of Science: Breakthrough Filmmakers Challenge” – a new competition created to promote and support the development of films dedicated exclusively to science and scientists. The announcement was made at TheGrill 2020, TheWrap’s annual business conference focused on the convergence between entertainment, media and technology.

Competitors submitted a proposal for a short film about a Breakthrough Prize laureate. Each candidate was then judged by a panel of experts including filmmakers, scientists and science communicators, based on the proposal’s engagement with the laureate and their work, its characterization, creativity, clarity, accuracy and vision, as well as the filmmaker’s experience.

The six winners are:
Cutter Hodierne and John Hibey (US)
Dana Turken (US)
Grace McNally (US)
Hussain Currimbhoy

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Details of Agreements Announced Since 2014

Dublin, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Global Academic and Non-Profit Partnering Terms and Agreements 2014-2020” report has been added to’s offering.

Global Academic and Non-Profit Partnering Terms and Agreements 2014 to 2020 report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter Academic and Non-Profit partnering deals. These deals tend to be multicomponent, starting with collaborative R&D, and proceed to commercialization of outcomes.

This report provides details of the latest Academic and Non-Profit agreements announced in the life sciences since 2014.

The report takes the reader through a comprehensive review Academic and Non-Profit deal trends, key players, top deal values, as well as deal financials, allowing the understanding of how, why and under what terms, companies are entering Academic and Non-Profit partnering deals.

The report presents financial deal term values for Academic and Non-Profit deals, listing by headline value, upfront payments, milestone payments and

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EFSJclimategrant and European Science Journalist of the Year winners to be announced at ECSJ2020

The ECSJ2020 European Conference of Science Journalism ( takes place on 1 and 2 September, as a satellite event of the Euro Science Open Forum ESOF2020 Trieste.

The programme comprises 31 experienced speakers from 14 different countries, including science journalists and journalists of general interest, researchers and scholars, science communicators, and editors. The event is fully online. The participation is free of charge, but registration is required through the conference website. One day before the event, it enjoys over registered 460 participants from 59 countries in Europe and beyond.

The event will conclude with two award ceremonies, Climate Investigation Grant and European Science Journalist of the Year award.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Pakinam Amer, science journalist and editor, MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow (Egypt), “Journalist in a deep dive into virtuality and emerging technology”.
  • Martin Bauer, Professor of Social Psychology and Research Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political
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