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19 June 2024

BioDT at DisCoTec 2024 Workshop on Distributed Digital Twins

The 19th International Conference on Distributed Computing Techniques (DisCoTec) is currently underway, taking place from June 17-21, 2024, at the University of Groningen. A highlight of the conference was the workshop on Distributed Digital Twins, which featured a panel discussion on "Distributed Digital Twins: Engineering Challenges and Future Trends".

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14 May 2024

The first operational BioDT prototype of a digital twin: towards groundbreaking insights into honey bee performance

Horizon Europe project BioDT unveils its first operational Digital Twin for biodiversity research, beginning with honey bee performance - a huge leap forward in conservation tech.
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23 February 2024

Advancing Biodiversity Research and Policy through Innovative Technologies and Collaboration

BioDT project leader Jesse Harrison took part in the seminar "Towards a Digital Twin for Biodiversity” organised by the BioDT project partner University of Tartu in collaboration with the Estonian Research Council on Thursday, 8th February 2024 at the Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU in Brussels.
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13 December 2023

The EOSC Symposium 2023: taking EOSC into the future

The EOSC Symposium 2023, held from the 20th to 22th September, 2023, in Madrid during the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, marked a significant milestone in the evolution of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Organised by the EOSC Future project in conjunction with the EOSC Tripartite collaboration, encompassing the EOSC Association, the EOSC Steering Board, and the European Commission, the event provided a hybrid platform for stakeholders, including ministries, policy makers, research organisations, service providers, research infrastructures, and communities.
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14 November 2023

The Champion of Open Science Award granted to the Spring of Migratory Birds

The Champion of Open Science Award 2023 has been granted to the Spring of Migratory Birds initiative. The Champion of Open Science Award was handed over to the collaboration team during the Open Science and Research Winter Conference 2023 on Wednesday, 8 November. 
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12 July 2023

Advancing biodiversity research with the BioDT framework: enhancing digital twins - webinar highlights

One year since its inception, the BioDT team has made progress in the technical advancements of its digital twin prototype. The outcomes of this work were recently unveiled during the engaging webinar "Advancing Biodiversity Research with the BioDT Framework: Enhancing Digital Twins," held on 8 June 2023.
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22 May 2023

Digital twins: dynamic model-data fusion for ecology - BioDT on Cell Press' Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Digital twins revolutionise ecology by enabling continuous monitoring. Initiatives like DestinE and BioDT leverage them to study and protect biodiversity for a sustainable future.
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15 May 2023

Real-time bird monitoring for the benefit of science

Data gathered via the Muuttolintujen kevät mobile application will be used as input data for a purpose-designed digital twin for bird distribution modelling in BioDT.
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11 May 2023

LUMI: a force for biodiversity research

The LUMI supercomputer will be providing computational and data storage services for the biodiversity digital twins to be developed as a part of the BioDT project.
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24 April 2023

BioDT launches its official Community on LifeWatch ERIC platform

BioDT is looking forward to welcoming researchers on the brand-new community platform, encouraging interactions and discussions on biodiversity research.
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