Weekly press review | Artificial Intelligence, e-Healthcare solutions and Blockchain cooperation

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The stars of Artificial Intelligence

On March 8th, North Star AI was the first machine learning conference held in Estonia. Developers, tech leaders, data analysts, and everyone who is interested in the new opportunities offered by Artificial Intelligence, gathered in Tallinn to discuss and network about machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science.

The Estonian Government CIO Siim Sikkut was present at the opening of the event and remarked the strong will of Estonia to implement Artificial Intelligence solutions by mentioning the possible positive effects of predictive e-services, inviting the companies to cooperate with the government in order to have “a meaningful impact on a larger scale”.


Indian healthcare sector to adopt Estonian Blockchain technology

The Estonian blockchain start-up Healthureum has announced that its technology based on Ethereum platform will be introduced in Indian healthcare system to consolidate and make all its medical data secure. A widespread adoption in hospitals and clinics is expected by November 2018.

In India, the healthcare system has to manage a huge number data and information and over 500 lives are lost every day due to errors and accidents in the hospitals. “By adopting a decentralized approach to data management, we eliminate human errors, third-party influence, the risk of tampering and manipulation,” said Malcolm Wilkinson, Data Scientist and CTO of Healthureum. “Thus, we can achieve a more robust means for storing and sharing data securely”, Wilkinson concluded.

This article was originally published in NDTV. Read the full piece here.

Taavi Rõivas joins the board of Blockchain Centre Vilnius

The former Estonian Prime Minister and President of the Parliament Taavi Rõivas has joined the board of Blockchain Centre Vilnius, a shared office space for blockchain start-ups where entrepreneurs, developers, investors, and regulators meet and reach their business goals.

“Estonia is a natural partner for Lithuania on the road to digitalisation, as well as embracing the regions’ innovative talents globally. Our entrepreneurial spirit and culture is enabling a favourable regulatory environment and is the real driving force for both countries. Strategic cooperation with Rõivas, globally known for his digital policies, will add real value to the global movement“ said Antanas Guoga, Founder of Blockchain Centre Vilnius and member of the European Parliament.

This article was originally published in Baltic Times. Read the full piece here.


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