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About CERN Knowledge Transfer group

The Knowledge Transfer group at CERN aims to engage with experts in science, technology and industry in order to create opportunities for the transfer of CERN’s technology and know-how. The ultimate goal is to accelerate innovation and maximize the global positive impact of CERN on society. This is done by promoting and transferring the technological and human capital developed at CERN.

They challenge students, researchers and startup founders to come up with innovative solutions using the latest CERN technologies (focused on: AI/Machine Learning/Big Data).


The ACE x CERN program includes:
– 2-day mini design sprint
– founder story
– pitch training
– validation workshop
– pitching contest with jury panel (The best pitch wins €500!)
-The winning team will get to participate in business screening week at CERN in 2021.


After receiving your initial application you will receive a short technology briefing. They will also send instructions on how to prepare for the workshop. Participants can choose from a range of software technologies in the field of AI/Machine Learning/Big Data to work with.

For questions and information send an email to daniela@ace-incubator.nl

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