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A simple dashboard facilitates the work of parliamentary servicesA simple dashboard facilitates the work of parliamentary services
November 30, 2023

A simple dashboard facilitates the work of parliamentary services

A simple dashboard facilitates the work of parliamentary services

The SDSC has developed a dashboard with which parliamentary services can calculate the composition of the committees of the National Council.
DEAPSnow | AI for avalanche forecastingDEAPSnow | AI for avalanche forecasting
October 9, 2023

DEAPSnow | AI for avalanche forecasting

DEAPSnow | AI for avalanche forecasting

“DEAPSnow”, a project by the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) and the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support avalanche forecasters in creating the avalanche bulletin. This product provides essential information about the prevailing snow and avalanche conditions in the Swiss Alps and the Jura.
Generative AI: Opportunities and RisksGenerative AI: Opportunities and Risks
July 23, 2023

Generative AI: Opportunities and Risks

Generative AI: Opportunities and Risks

With applications such as ChatGPT gaining traction, many questions are arising about Generative AI, the technology behind those tools, sometimes described as disruptive. How does it work, how can it support organizations today and what are the risks and opportunities associated with its use?
The ICRC and the SDSC cooperate to better understand patterns of violenceThe ICRC and the SDSC cooperate to better understand patterns of violence
May 30, 2023

The ICRC and the SDSC cooperate to better understand patterns of violence

The ICRC and the SDSC cooperate to better understand patterns of violence

The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss Data Science Center cooperate on a research project to better understand patterns of violence. This project is a concrete example of how data science can work out an effective model based on publicly available data, delivering a measurable humanitarian impact.
The SDSC collaborates with the SFOE to accelerate digital innovation in the energy sectorThe SDSC collaborates with the SFOE to accelerate digital innovation in the energy sector
April 27, 2023

The SDSC collaborates with the SFOE to accelerate digital innovation in the energy sector

The SDSC collaborates with the SFOE to accelerate digital innovation in the energy sector

Data science helps deliver more precise and actionable information to policymakers and the population thanks to improved data quality. The Swiss Data Science Center collaborates with the Swiss Federal Office of Energy to push further digital innovation in the energy sector.
Whitepaper | Swiss Data Custodian Whitepaper | Swiss Data Custodian
April 3, 2023

Whitepaper | Swiss Data Custodian

Whitepaper | Swiss Data Custodian

Ensuring compliance with privacy regulations can be a challenging task, requiring continuous monitoring and the ongoing collection of consent for data usage. The Swiss Data Custodian is an open-source framework that provides the necessary tools to govern data access and processing and enables secure and compliant data usage through contractual agreements.
Major Swiss research institutes join forces for strong data scienceMajor Swiss research institutes join forces for strong data science
February 21, 2023

Major Swiss research institutes join forces for strong data science

Major Swiss research institutes join forces for strong data science

A framework agreement was signed by the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology, the CHUV, and UNIL to establish a common base of expertise in the area of data science and serve projects in the healthcare sector.
A 3rd SDSC office at the Paul Scherrer InstituteA 3rd SDSC office at the Paul Scherrer Institute
April 29, 2021

A 3rd SDSC office at the Paul Scherrer Institute

A 3rd SDSC office at the Paul Scherrer Institute

Another office for the Swiss Data Science Center will be established at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI. To this end, the ETH Board has approved an increase of five million Swiss francs in the budget of the strategic focus area Data Science. The main aim of this expansion is to help improve the evaluation and processing of the growing amounts of data from large and complex research infrastructures, sensor networks, and databases at PSI and the other three federal research institutes, Empa, WSL, and Eawag. The resources and expertise will be available to all institutes in the ETH Domain.

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