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VZLUSAT-1 is a technological nanosatellite for in-orbit demonstration of new technologies and products.
The CernVM File System was developed to assist high-energy physics collaborations to deploy software on the worldwide-distributed computing infrastructure used to run data processing applications.
The European Synchotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) aquires Power Converters to power their magnets
CERN developed a new multiple memory system (MMS), which solves this problem and increseses the reliability of a programmable system located in harsh environments.
The CERN Robotics Software is used to manage autonomous movement, which allows a modular robotics platform to perform sophisticated tasks.
In 2018, the start-up SAFETYN SaS joined InnoGEX, the French BIC of CERN technologies.
G-RAY is a Swiss private company focused on the development and commercialisation of particle detectors and related services for medical imaging.
The start-up Terabee started off providing aerial inspections and imaging services by deploying drones.
Zenuity, a company developing software solutions for automotive safety and autonomous driving (AD), has become the first to team up with CERN in the fields of fast machine learning.

Media Gallery

Recent Media Coverage of CERN's Knowledge Transfer Activities.

Democratising Machine Learning | EasyJet Magazine

(English) Visium helps its clients identify and seize their highest-value opportunities in Machine...

Festival Transfo in Saint-Genis | Le Dauphiné Libéré

(France / Français) Festival Transfo: Les start-ups gessiennes sont venues parler du numérique

GaToroid: a non-rotating gantry for hadron therapy | Physics World

(English) The GaToroid design could provide a lightweight and compact gantry for hadron therapy.

Un ’intelligenza’ da democratizzare | Ticino Management

(Italian) Un ’intelligenza’ da democratizzare

11 technologies that surprised the world in 2018 | Ukrayinska Pravda

(Ukrainian) 11 technologies that surprised the world in 2018.

The microscope revolution that’s sweeping through materials science | Nature

(English) Quantum Detectors in Oxford, UK, is one of three companies that are building electron...

CERN selects smart city startup as its first Swiss incubatee | startupticker.ch

(Switzerland / English) SecuraXis is honored to be the first startup of the Business Incubation...

What a Mouse Teaches Us About the Future of 3D Color X-Rays | WIRED

(English) The MARS scanner, armed with particle-detecting tech used in CERN’s Large Hadron Collider...

First human 3D X-ray in colour | CERN Courier

(English) First human 3D X-ray in colour and a workshop exploring future medical accelerators for...