Digital technologies drive almost all aspects of modern life: from basic everyday tasks like measuring the distance walked to creating positive socio-economic impact through digital twins of cities.
CERN technologies pose countless possibilities for such innovative digital solutions. The expertise and technological know-how from CERN can also be used in areas beyond high-energy physics like preventing fraud in financial markets, helping autonomous- driving vehicles make faster decisions, art restoration and digital preservation of cultural heritage, and for contributing towards a healthier and more sustainable planet.
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The potential application areas of CERN technologies are obviously not limited to the ones mentioned above. Have a look at our technology portfolio - maybe any of our technologies could apply to your industry? Or maybe your company could learn from any of CERN’s areas of expertise?
Find out more about how CERN technologies and know-how have impact across industries:
The CERN-codeveloped BioDynaMo technology, in collaboration with Statistics Netherlands will perform large-scale data modelling on socio-economic parameters by creating a digital twin of the Netherlands; this can help policymakers combat social inequities
On 16 December 2020, the Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental Protection (HSE) Unit, in collaboration with the CERN Knowledge Transfer group, successfully held the first HSE-KT Innovation Day.
On 15 January 2021, the Open Source Initiative (OSI) approved, as OSI Certified, the CERN Open Hardware License 2.0, a family of licenses that governs the use, copying, modification and distribution of hardware designs.
Based on CERN’s experience in large-scale computing, BioDynaMo, an open-source computer simulation software, is now available in the European Open Science Cloud to support fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
Big Science Sweden is developing a Knowledge Transfer Office within Big Science, and is establishing collaboration with the CERN Knowledge Transfer Group. In early November, CERN and Big Science Sweden hosted their first joint event