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07/10/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "Accelerating AI for Women" by Sheila Beladinejad, October 7, 2020; 3 p.m
24/09/2020 Call for post-doctoral applications at ECLT! Deadline: 15 October 2020, 12 p.m.
16/09/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "The future of AI presented by Wouter Denayer (CTO IBM) " by Wouter Denayer September 16, 2020; 3 p.m
09/09/2020 Call for applications for a specific project at ECLT! Deadline: 23 September 2020, 12 p.m.
04/09/2020 AI4EU & HUMANE-AI co-organize a workshop on new foundations for human-centered ai. To attend it, register here.



28/08/2020 Open positions in translational research and software development at EmergenTEC! For further information, write to
22/07/2020 Call for applications for a specific project at ECLT! Deadline: 14 August 2020, 12 p.m.
16/07/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "How AI can help you deal with the admin burden of your company" by Gonzalo Izaguirre and Miguel García July 16, 2020; 3 p.m
15/07/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "Disposable Identities are Elemental(s) in IoT" by Rob van Kranenburg, July 15, 2020; 3 p.m
02/07/2020 Project meeting “On optimal dynamic treatment regime for complex medical disorders” by Irene Poli. 02 July 4 p.m.
24/06/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "Composing AI Pipelines with AI4EU Experiments" by Martin Welß, June 24, 2020; 3 p.m
23/06/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "COVID-19 AND CONTACT TRACING APPS", June 23, 2020; 3 p.m
17/06/2020 From next week on, the headquarters of ECLT will be open on Tuesday and Thursday, from 9 am to 6 pm.
11/06/2020 Submission of the proposal "SOCIODEMICS - SOCIO-Economic Impact of PanDEMICS Response Across EU Regions" in response to the Call "H2020-SC1-PHE-CORONAVIRUS-2020-2-RTD, P.I. of ECLT: Prof. Achille Giacometti, Coordinator: Scuola IMT Alti Studi Lucca.
10/06/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "ELEM - The Virtual Humans Factory" by Christopher Morton, June 10, 2020; 3 p.m.29/05/2020
27/05/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "The growing mismatch between our social structures and our new technologies" by Steen Rasmussen, May 27, 2020; 3 p.m
20/05/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "Legal boundaries and AI: an overview of the ecosystem" by Rubén Cano, May 20, 2020; 3 p.m
18/05/2020 Submission of the proposal "INFEMIC - Instant inference of microbiological contamination in sea water" in response to the ERA-NET Cofund AquaticPollutants Joint Call, first stage.
14/05/2020 The Kick off meeting of the ECLT Research Unit in Arts & Complexity took place by videoconference.
13/05/2020 The Kick off meeting of the ECLT Research Unit in Neuroscience took place by videoconference
13/05/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "George Boole (1815-1864), the father of computing" by Crónán Ó Doibhlin, May 13, 2020; 3 p.m
06/05/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "The CANDELA EO Data Mining Tools: a tutorial" by Mihai Datcu, May 06, 2020; 3 p.m
01/05/2020 We welcome the new research Fellows Francesca Foffano and Feliks Hibraj at ECLT! 29/04/2020
29/04/2020 3 p.m. AI4EU Web Café’ session "Towards robust and privacy-preserving AI" by Mathieu Sinn
22/04/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "Neural Networks Design and Deployment (N2D2) for embedded AI" by Christian Gamrat, April 22, 2020; 3 p.m
21/04/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ session "How to organize an online hackathon?" by Elena Poughia, April 21, 2020; 3 p.m 
21/04/2020 ECLT Fellow Roberto Serra has been keynote speaker on April 17th at EvoStar 2020, one of the main annual scientific meetings in Evolutionary Computation. The video of the presentation is avaiable here!
16/04/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ sessionThe CIIRC RP95-3D Protective Half-Mask - The Fast Track From Scientific Idea to The Real Production as The CIIRC’s Contribution in The Fight Against The Coronavirus Pandemic" by Vít Docˇkal and Pavel Burget. April 16, 2020; 3 p.m
15/04/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ sessionLinking Natural and Artificial Intelligence on the Web" by Fabien Gandon. April 15, 2020; 3 p.m
14/04/2020 New PNAS paper on the Covid-19 outbreak by Ca' Foscari and ECLT affiliated Enrico Bertuzzo and others
10/04/2020 Calls for applications: selection procedure for specific projects at ECLT! Deadline 04/05/2020, 12:00 p.m
08/04/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ sessionCombatting Biased AI using Blockchain technology – Unbiased" by Sukesh Kumar Tedla. April 8, 2020; 3 p.m
04/04/2020 The project "ELISE - European Learning and Intelligent Systems Excellence", Call: H2020-ICT-2018-20, Topic: ICT-48-2020 has been APPROVED!
03/04/2020 ECLT and other organizers have begun to set up a Summer School on Stochastic Models and Experiments in Ecology and Biology.
01/04/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ sessionLogic Programming: is it logic or search?" by Peter Schüller. April 1, 2020; 3 p.m
31/03/2020 Work in progress for the final definition of ECLT Strategic Plan 2020-2023
30/03/2020 Raffaella Burioni, Pierre Alain Monnard, Irene Poli and Susanne Still have been nominated new Fellows by the Science Board and General Assembly of ECLT
24/03/2020 Sent today to 74 ECLT members the Bulletin n 3/2020 of March about national, international and european funding opportunities related to our Centre's reserach areas.
24/03/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ sessionAI at the Grassroots - why we need a different approach to achieve the UN 2030 agenda" Tara Chklovski. March 25, 2020; 3 p.m
24/03/2020 AI4EU Web Café’ sessionPromoting unethical AI is very easy: stay away from arts and culture!" by Max Haarich. March 24, 2020; 3 p.m
23/03/2020 Prof. Dr. Gregor Schöner is the new official ECLT Representative Member for the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)
23/03/2020 Prof. Marco Villani is the new ECLT Representative Member for the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
19/03/2020 Submission of the proposal " VeNICE - Venice as European New Instrument for Cultural Experience, reconstructing history and cultural heritage from long data" in response to EU Call "H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS".
18/03/2020 ECLT Fellow Sergi Valverde published an article on Nature Ecology and Evolution. (Short entry)
17/03/2020 In compliance with the COVID-19 prevention measures issued by the Italian government, all offices will be closed to the public.  All appointments will be carried out remotely by contacting the address
14/03/2020 Call for applications: selection procedure for AI4EU project at ECLT! Deadline 29/03/2020 12:00 p.m
14/03/2020 Call for applications: selection procedure for MEMEX project at ECLT! Deadline 29/03/2020 12:00 p.m
28/02/2020 Call for applications to shortlist researchers at ECLT! Deadline 04/12/2020 12:00 p.m
28/02/2020 Application call for DC-ren project, deadline 16/03/2020 12:00 p.m
03/02/2020 New Calls for applications for research grants at ECLT.
10/02/2020 Welcome to Professor Jeffrey Johnson (The Open University, UK) who is visiting our Centre this week
07/02/2020 Open Calls for applications for research grants at ECLT. Deadline: February 21, 2020
30/01/2020 Prof. Marcello Pelillo has been nominated IEEE Distinguished Lecturer
27/01/2020 Call for expression of interest at ECLT, postdoctoral researcher positions are now avaiable
13/01/2020 The AI4EU General Assembly will be held in Venice (Ca'Foscari University) on 16-17 January 2020


20/12/2019 Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Artificial Intelligence Unit. See the call. Deadline: January 13, 2020
17/10/2019 Call for applications "Collaborazione 200 ore" at ECLT is now open!
11/10/2019 A Prestigious ERC Synergy Grant has been awarded to Professor Beatrice De Gelder, member of the ECLT Science Board!
09/09/2019 A summer school on Neuroscience will take place in Venice from 9th to 14th of September, 2019.
22/08/2019 ECLT Researcher Alessandro Angelini published an article on Science Advances (Full news)
09/08/2019 NEW PROJECT! "DC-ren" Drug combinations for rewriting trajectories of renal pathologies in type II diabetes, Call: H2020-SC1-BHC-2018-2020 Topic: SC1-BHC-02-2019 - Systems approaches for the discovery of combinatorial therapies for complex disorders
22/07/2019 ECLT Researcher Alessandro Angelini has been selected as "New Talent" in Royal Society of Chemistry
16/07/2019 NEW PROJECT! "MEMEX" MEMories and EXperiences for inclusive digital storytelling, Call: H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-2018-2019-2020 Topic: DT-TRANSFORMATIONS-11-2019 - Collaborative approaches to cultural heritage for social cohesion.
15/07/2019 Amit Kahana and Doron Lancet are the authors of this paper: "Protobiotic Systems Chemistry Analyzed by Molecular Dynamics", Life 2019, 9(2), 38;
15/07/2019 ECLT Fellow Roberto Serra will be keynote speaker in July at Alife 19 in Newcastle, the year's most important international conference on Artificial Life
15/07/2019 ECLT Fellow Roberto Serra will be keynote speaker at "Thirty Years of Complex Systems Thinking", a high-level workshop, by invitation only, in honour of Complex Systems pioneer Stuart Kauffman. The workshop will be held on Aug.21-22 at the Santa Fe Institute (New Mexico,USA)
12/07/2019 McCaskill JS and Wills PR "On permutations derived from integer powers xn" arXiv:1907.01890 [math.NT] published.
12/07/2019 McCaskill JS invited to the Conference on Natural Computation (TPNC) in Kingston Dec 2019, collab. with NH Packard.
03/06/2019 Prof. Achille Giacometti is the new local Director of ECLT
15/05/2019 Welcome to Philip J. Brown (University of Kent, UK) who is visiting our Centre until next week
13/05/2019 Welcome to Claes Andersson (Chalmers University of Technology) who is visiting our Centre this week
02/05/2019 The AI4EU WP5/6/7/9 Workshop took place in Paris. More details available here
08/04/2019 Sinem Aslan, ECLT visiting scholar, is in the organizing team of "CHAOS - Combined (CT-MR) Healthy Abdominal Organ Segmentation" challenge that will be held in the ISBI conference
28/03/2019 Valentina Anzoise, Debora Slanzi, Irene Poli published an article in URBAN STUDIES in the context of the MEDIUM project
28/03/2019 Veronica Distefano, Irene Poli, Debora Slanzi are the authors of the Chapter 3 “Spatial statistical analysis of GDP growth in Zhejiang province” of the MEDIUM project e-book
10/03/2019 ECLT partner of a new PRIN project: Reliable and Explainable Adversarial Machine Learning (REXlearn)
26/02/2019 ECLT has moved to Ca' Bottacin
12/02/2019 Welcome to Andreas Henrici (ZHAW) who's visiting our center this week!
08/02/2019 The ALIFE2019 conference will be held from 29 July to 2 August 2019 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Our Director Ruedi Fuechslin is Programme Chair and our Fellow Harold Fellermann is the General Chair.


19/12/2018 ECLT Director Marcello Pelillo published two articles in the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence Journal and in the SciTech Europa Quarterly.
13/12/2018 An article on ECLT has been published on the newspaper "La Nuova di Venezia"
23/11/2018 ECLT Director Marcello Pelillo invited lecturer at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics .
23/11/2018 ECLT Fellow Felipe Cucker was elected as Foreign Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences .
15/11/2018 Welcome to Prof. Philip J. Brown (University of Kent, UK) who is visiting again our Center until 22 November!
10/10/2018 Workshop High Dimensional Small Data will be held in Venice on 19-20 October, 2018 Aula Mario Baratto - Ca’ Foscari University
29/09/2018 ECLT Director Marcello Pelillo speaks on the impact of AI on society at Trieste Next: "Festival della Ricerca Scientifica" (watch video)
20/09/2018 ECLT Director Marcello Pelillo invited speaker at ANNPR 2018 , Siena, Italy
10/09/2018 ECLT Fellow Guido Caldarelli published a paper in Nature Physics
07/09/2018 ECLT partner of new H2020 project AI4EU: A European AI On Demand Platform and Ecosystem
07/09/2018 ECLT Director Marcello Pelillo keynote speaker at the 3rd COST Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Industry and Finance, Winterthur, Switzerland
11/07/2018 In the paper "River landscapes and optimal channel networks" the authors, our fellow Guido Caldarelli included, examine the properties of channel networks that form a river system and can be fundamental for producing statistically realistic models.
25/05/2018 Welcome to Sinem Aslan who is visiting our Centre for a year!
25/05/2018 ECLT Fellow Guido Caldarelli published two papers in the Journal of Statistical Physics and in the New Journal of Physics
24/05/2018 The art piece "Approximation Theory" by ECLT Fellow Felipe Cucker will be exhibited at the Athens Digital Arts Festival (May 24--27)
02/05/2018 A recent European Biophysical Journal article by our Fellow John McCaskill commemorates Manfred Eigen’s 90th birthday.
26/03/2018 GREEN-WIN Workshop at ECLT
26/02/2018 M. Pelillo invited speaker at VINEPA 2018
20/02/2018 Our paper "DOTA: A Large-scale Dataset for Object Detection in Aerial Images" accepted at CVPR 2018
15/02/2018 ECLT director talks about the challenges of AI
7/02/2018 Welcome to Andreas Henrici (ZHAW)​ who's visiting our center until next week!


22/12/2017 Christmas Lecture 2017 is online. Watch the video
20/11/2017 ECLT Fellow Sergi Valverde published a paper on Nature Ecology and Evolution on the architecture of mutualistic networks. See also the corresponding blog.

ECLT in the media

06/06/2020 An article on ECLT has been published on the newspaper "Il Gazzettino"!