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The Institute of Computing Technology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (hereafter ICT) was founded in 1956. It is the first academic establishment to specialize in comprehensive research on computer science and technology in China. ICT has successfully built China’s first general ­purpose digital computer and now has turned itself into an R&D base for high­ performance computing technology. ICT successively spun off many academic institutions, such as the Institute of Microelectronics, the Computing Center, the Institute of Software, the Network Information Center, etc. all affiliated to the Chinese Academy of Sciences, as well as ­technology companies, such as Lenovo and Dawning.

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The Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory – known as CSAIL ­– is the largest research laboratory at MIT and one of the world’s most important centers of information technology research. CSAIL and its members have played a key role in the computer revolution. The Lab’s researchers have been key movers in developments like time-sharing, massively parallel computers, public key encryption, the mass commercialization of robots, and much of the technology underlying the ARPANet, Internet and the World Wide Web.

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Airavath Foundation

Airavath Foundation is a non-profit and charitable scientific research and development organization, with an aim “To support human progress through innovation and technological advancement.” We have a vision of “A world in which every human is equally able and technology is equally accessible to everyone.” We are working on a wide range of technology domains such as the Healthcare, Prosthetics, Robotics, Internet of Things, Systems Engineering and many others. We are creating technology for the future, today.

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Beijing Academy of Edge Computing

The Beijing Academy of Edge Computing (BAEC) is a non-profit research institution with the vision to establish a world-class edge computing core technology research and development platform benefiting to scientific breakthroughs and solving the real world problems. The research strategic imperatives span across various domains, including edge designated chip and system design,  edge AI and optimised blockchain development, and the core applications to transform industries (e.g. smart city, Industry 4.0, agriculture, commerce, etc. ).

Boston University

Boston University is a leading private research university with two primary campuses in the heart of in Boston, Massachusetts and programs around the world. With over 34,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 130 countries and over 10,000 faculty and staff, Boston University offers more than 300 programs of study.

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Clemson University

Ranked as the 24th best national public university by U.S. News & World Report, Clemson is a Carnegie designated R-1 research university which is oriented toward science and engineering and dedicated to teaching, research, and service.

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Complutense University

Complutense University is a public research university in Madrid, Spain. It is one of the biggest universities in Spain, with over 65,000 undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students, and over 9,000 faculty and staff. It offers more than 300 programs of study.

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CSEM

CSEM is Europe’s leading ultra-low power ASIC design provider. With roots in the Swiss watch industry, CSEM is today an acknowledged reference in the fields of ultra-low power and low-voltage RF, analog, digital and mixed-signal ASIC design. Our expert designers have proven experience in translating customer requirements into high-quality ASIC designs to optimize cost, performance and time-to-market in close cooperation with the customer. CSEM’s services range from IP licensing and customized analog IP block design, through to full-custom ASIC and SoC design and delivery.

Served markets include wearables, IOT, medical, industrial and home automation. CSEM has been developing ultra-low power processors and system-on-chips since more than 30 years and was a pioneer in the modeling and design of microelectronic circuits running near or below the transistor threshold (sub-threshold design) both for analog and digital designs.

For more information about CSEM, please visit http://www.csem.ch

CSIRO’s Data61

CSIRO’s Data61 is Australia’s data innovation network that transforms existing industries and creates new ones through the application of science and technology. As an applied R&D partner, Data61’s capabilities range from cybersecurity, confidential computing, IoT, robotics, machine learning and analytics, software and programming to behavioural sciences and more.

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Cyber Physical Security Research Center

Cyber Physical Security Research Center (CPSEC) is a research center of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, founded in November 2018. CPSEC aims to contribute to the security enhancement of the society where cyberspace and physical space are highly integrated. The research area of CPSEC includes cryptography, hardware security, software security, security of AI, and security assurance scheme.

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FORTH
FORTH

The Computer Architecture and VLSI Systems (CARV) Laboratory of the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH, was established in 1988, with the mission to promote research, development, and education in the design and implementation of Computing Systems. The CARV laboratory develops state-of-the-art prototypes, infrastructures, and innovative technologies that aim to stimulate enterpreneurship and impact the industry. CARV brings together multi-disciplinary expertise in the mutually interacting areas of nanoelectronic circuits and systems, architecture, systems software, compilers, parallel programming, and concurrency theory.

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FURG
FURG

The Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG) is part of the Brazilian public-funded higher education system. FURG comprises thirteen departments offering the facilities to more than 10,000 people to conduct PhD-level research and undergrad studies. The research programme focuses on challenges that arise from the local communities and coastal ecosystems including projects in the fields of sensor design, embedded artificial intelligence, underwater robotics, autonomous ships and wearable devices. FURG is located close to “Praia do Cassino”, the southernmost beach of Brazil’s coastline, which is also considered the longest sandy seashore in the world (226 Km).

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Graz University of Technology

Graz University of Technology is the oldest science and technology research, and educational institute in Austria. It achieves top performances in its five areas of excellence – the Fields of Expertise. Here, they concentrate on intensive collaboration with renowned research and educational establishments and cooperate closely with business and industry. A number of companies and competence centers have been founded in the surrounding area of Graz University of Technology, thus creating highly qualified jobs – an impressive witness to our innovative power. Firmly anchored in the scientific community, Graz University of Technology expands its worldwide cooperation projects in a lasting way and promotes the mobility of its employees. Their students benefit from this inspiring environment and find an attractive range of study programs increasingly offered in English across all technology and science fields. In addition to a well-founded specialist education, they foster the personal development and entrepreneurial spirit of their students. A great number of TU Graz student teams have followed this path with outstanding success in international competitions. Together, they have a clear objective in mind: “Scaling the heights in a spirit of enthusiasm.”

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Inria
Inria

Inria, the French research institute for digital sciences, promotes scientific excellence and technology transfer to maximize its impact.

It employs 2,400 people. Its 200 agile project teams, generally with academic partners, involve more than 3,000 scientists in meeting the challenges of computer science and mathematics, often at the interface of other disciplines.

Inria works with many companies and has assisted in the creation of over 160 startups. It strives to meet the challenges of the digital transformation of science, society and the economy.

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National Tsing Hua University

National Tsing Hua University was established in Beijing in 1911 as “Tsing Hua Academy.” In 1956, National Tsing Hua University was re-established at its present location in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Since its relocation, NTHU has developed into a comprehensive research university offering a full range of degree programs in science, technology, engineering, humanities, social sciences, and management. NTHU consistently ranks as one of the premier universities in East Asia, and is widely recognized as a leading incubator for future leaders.

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National University of Singapore (NUS)

A leading global university centered in Asia, the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s flagship university, which offers a global approach to education and research with a focus on Asian perspectives and expertise. NUS takes an integrated and multidisciplinary approach to research, working with partners from industry, government and academia, to address crucial and complex issues relevant to Asia and the world. The University’s latest research focus is to use data science, operations research and cybersecurity to support Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative.

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OpenHW Group
OpenHW Group

OpenHW Group is a not-for-profit, global organization driven by its members and individual contributors where hardware and software designers collaborate in the development of open-source cores, related IP, tools and software such as the CORE-V Family of cores. CORE-V is a series of RISC-V based open-source cores with associated processor subsystem IP, tools and software for electronic system designers. CORE-V cores can be used to facilitate rapid design innovation and ensure effective manufacturability of high-volume production SoCs.

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Princeton University

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation’s service and the service of humanity. Princeton’s Departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering are distinguished by faculty recognized for both research and teaching. The University has been at the forefront of computing since Alan Turing, Alonzo Church and John von Neumann were among its residents and today, continues its innovative leadership in the field with strong groups in theory, networks/systems, graphics/vision, programming languages, security/policy, machine learning, and computational biology.

University of Minho (UMinho)

Founded in 1973, UMinho is nowadays one of the most important and prestigious HEIs in Portugal. UMinho is renowned for the competence and quality of its faculty and for the level of excellence in research as well as the wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses offered and the remarkable degree of interaction with other institutions and the society in general. Located in the north of Portugal, UMinho has a campus in the city of Braga and two other in the city of Guimarães, which cover a student population of around 20000, 40% of which are master or Ph.D. students. The University has 1200 teaching and research staff and around 800 technical and administrative staff. UMinho offers 57 1st cycle and integrated Master’s degrees, almost 100 Master courses and over 60 Ph.D. programmes (several international programs involving prestigious institutions such as MIT and CMU). Internationalization is an institutional priority and UMinho has a long and soundly-based experience in coordinating and participating in several EU programmes.

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Uppsala University

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our
most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 44.000 students, 7.100 employees and a turnover of SEK 7 billion.

The Department of Information Technology holds a leading position in research as well as teaching at all levels. The department has about 200 employees, including 80 senior faculty and 80 Ph.D. students. More than 3000 students have enrolled annually.

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USC/MOSIS
USC/MOSIS

For 30-plus years, IC designers have relied on MOSIS for an efficient, affordable way to prototype and volume-produce their devices. Many turn to MOSIS for their special expertise in providing Multi-Project Wafers (MPWs) and related services that drive IC innovation.  Beyond MPWs, customers are increasingly choosing MOSIS as their resource partner for volume-production.

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YiKeXin Research Institute

YiKeXin Research Institute is focusing on the research of applying deep learning techniques in the field of Arts, Psychology, and Mental Health, where Yi, Ke, Xin stands for Arts, Science and Psychology individually in Chinese. For example, we’re trying to help phycologists to understand patients better from their preferences of colors and artworks. We’re also building a RISC-V based AI processor to do edge side inference to support these activities as part of the research. In addition, YiKeXin Research Institute is building a training center and educational institute to create more talents locally in the 3 fields.

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