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CERN Quantum Technology Initiative unveils strategic roadmap shaping CERN’s role in next quantum revolution

CERN QTI reaches its next milestone today, with the unveiling of a first roadmap defining its medium- and long-term quantum research programme

14 October, 2021

CERN working with WHO to improve understanding of COVID-19 airborne transmission risk in indoor spaces

As the response to the pandemic evolves and people step back into the office, it is necessary to monitor continuously the risk of disease transmission and be prepared to make quick, evidence-based decisions to ensure that everyone can work safely.

Knowledge sharing
13 October, 2021
Knowledge sharing
13 October, 2021

A launch pad for the next generation of technical entrepreneurs

From energy storage solutions to optimised car trailers, students pitched their start-up ideas on a wide range of fascinating topics during the 2021 edition of the CERN Entrepreneurship Student Programme

Knowledge sharing
15 September, 2021
Knowledge sharing
15 September, 2021

Researchers use CERN technology to evaluate risk of COVID-19 transmission

The CERN-developed COVID Airborne Risk Assessment tool (CARA) is helping researchers from the University of Geneva assess the effectiveness of different measures to limit SARS-CoV-2 aerosol transmission in schools.

Knowledge sharing
01 September, 2021
Knowledge sharing
01 September, 2021

CERN-tested optical fibres now on the International Space Station

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has activated Lumina, an optical fibre-based dosimetry experiment on board the International Space Station

Experiments
20 August, 2021