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Web Crawl – Data Collection & Analysis

Describe your challenge or idea in a few sentences. We struggle to automate the identification of privately owned / family-owned businesses whose owners can be considered Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWI). We currently undertake manual research to create a database of private investors, wealth owners, business owners, entrepreneurs, and family office principals with a....

Determination of the rooftops use

The rooftops are features that can play a role in many cantons or cities’ strategies to answer the challenges of tomorrow. They can host solar panels to produce green energy or vegetation to decrease the heat island effect and favor biodiversity. However, those surfaces are restricted, and the elements built cannot overlap. The roofs are....

Component Recognition Tool to Display Technical Information in the Users Field of View – Contextual View and Mixed Reality Technical Information

In terms of industry 4.0 and the digitalization the application of mixed reality technologies such as augmented reality gain increasing importance within the field of technical communication. These technologies provide user-friendly and context-sensitive technical information i.e. intelligent information for users. The aim is to develop an application that can be used with mobiles phones, tablets....

Call for Collaboration: Multimodal AI - combining text, images video, audio and structured as well as graph-based data

Opportunity An exciting frontier in current AI research and application is building systems which can combine multiple modalities such as text, images, video, audio and structured as well as graph-based data, called Multimodal AI. This allows to gain a deeper understanding of the tasks at hand and thus achieve solutions of much higher accuracy or....

SILVA - Satellite-based Inspection of Large Vegetated Areas

Requester: ExoLabs GmbH ExoLabs is a spin-off of the University of Zurich and its expertise is based on over 10 years of research in the field of applied Earth Observation (EO) and software development – with the mission, to provide state-of-the-art and user-friendly EO products and services across various spatial and temporal scales. ExoLabs’ track....

ESG Model Validation

Ascentys operates in the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) space. We have defined a model of 360 KPIs across each aspect of ESG and use technology to systematically extract the relevant data from customers documents. We then use the data to inform and calculate each KPI. As a result, we are able to automate ESG....

Predictive Maintenance for Precision Winding Machines

SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG Introduction: SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG (SSM) is one of the world’s leading suppliers of precision winding machines in the fields of dyeing, weaving, and sewing thread preparation and enjoys success in individual segments of yarn production. SSM is part of RIETER Groupe and comprises the companies SSM Schärer Schweiter....

Predictive Maintenance für Liftanlagen

Ausgangslage Heute Lift AG: Kundenseitig tauchen immer wieder Fragen auf bezüglich der Notwendigkeit einer Wartung der Aufzugsanlage. Viele Kunden verstehen nicht warum “so viele” Wartungen notwendig sind, warum diese Wartungen so “teuer” sind und wer diese Wartungen vorschreibt. Zum einen ist die Liftbranche in der Schweiz mit der stetigen Anpassung und Harmonisierung an die Europäischen....

Improving data harvesting/collection for AgFlow by leveraging Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques

Requester: AgFlow S.A. (AgFlow) Anyone following agricultural commodities currently has no other choice but to source key market information from data lakes of news articles, reports, or analyses that come in many different formats and require much effort to process. AgFlow is changing how the industry gets access to crucial market information by harvesting various....

Daten-basierte Services im Maschinenbau

Wie können die erhobenen Daten für Services v.a. im predictive Maintenance Bereich genutzt wer-den? Wie kann darauf aufbauend ein Service System entwickelt und operativ effizient betrieben werden, um Wert für die Kunden (value creation) und die Anbieterin (value capturing) zu schaffen?

Reimagine the access to technical documentation with the support of artificial intelligence

Many manufacturers own miscellaneous inventory product documentation in need of supply to their customers and users. For an efficient retrieval in a content delivery system (CDS), these documents should be first labeled with respect to classification standards relevant for a given industry. However, due to the lack of resources in Technical Editing departments, this classification....

INSIGHTS APP - Collective Intelligence-based Leadership and Ideation Service

Requested support: We are looking for support to develop a collective intelligence-based idea collection/crowd rating and leadership service. For this, we require competency in statistical analysis, in the development of app interfaces for such services on given IT infrastructure, as well as in the design of public management services.

Create synthetic data using cutting-edge deep learning

Challenge: We live in a data driven generation where big data, data mining and artificial intelligence are revolutionizing the ways we obtain value from data. The challenge is that both, private companies and public entities, have no way to easily share this data internally or externally. The main hurdles are: Compliance laws Fears of data....

Extended Geospatial Data Cube

Extended Geospatial Data Cube- searching for project partners Geospatial data are widely used as explanatory variables for large-scale data analysis and modeling. Many data sources are available today, some of them with high spatial or even temporal resolution and impressive data quality. However, the potential of using these sources is underachieved. Possible reasons are data....

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