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Intel puts $30M into New Science & Tech Centers; Announces CFP

The investment is part of a larger $100 million program designed to increase university research and accelerate innovation…

From Business Wire:

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aimed at shaping the future of cloud computing and how increasing numbers of everyday devices will add computing capabilities, Intel Labs announced the latest Intel Science and Technology Centers (ISTC) both headquartered at Carnegie Mellon University.

These centers represent the next $30 million installment of Intel’s recently announced 5-year, $100 million ISTC program to increase university research and accelerate innovation in a handful of key areas. As with previously announced ISTCs for visual computing and secure computing, the new centers encourage tighter collaboration between university thought leaders and Intel. To encourage further collaboration, the ISTCs use open IP models with results publically available through technical publications and open-source software releases.

“These new ISTCs are expected to open amazing possibilities,” said Justin Rattner, Intel Chief Technology Officer. “Imagine, for example, future cars equipped with embedded sensors and microprocessors to constantly collect and analyze traffic and weather data. That information could be shared and analyzed in the cloud so that drivers could be provided with suggestions for quicker and safer routes…”

READ FULL ARTICLE [web]
INTEL Press Release [web]
CFP – New Science & Technology Center – 2012 [web] Deadline: 09/02/2011
More about the ISTC program [web]

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