October 2021

News Highlights: CERN Quantum Technology Initiative unveils strategic roadmap shaping CERN’s role in next quantum revolution; CERN working with WHO to improve understanding of COVID-19 airborne transmission risk in indoor spaces; Using BioDynaMo to study virus spread in closed environments; WIPO published the 2021 edition of its Global Innovation Index.

Technology Highlights: CERN Technology of the month: ROOT.

Entrepreneurship: Startup using CERN tech included in Swiss Top 100.

EU Projects: EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation visits CERN; CERN’s EU Projects Office announces a relaunch of its newsletter.

CERN & Society Foundation: Collide residency award launches new call for entries.

CERN Alumni: Looking back at Second Collisions: huge success!; Celebrating CERN Alumni Second Collisions Awardees; News from the Lab – Marco Calviani and the challenges of beam intercepting devices.

External coverage highlights: Using BioDynaMo to Study Virus Spread in Closed Environments.

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