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CWI: 75 years of pioneering research

This year, CWI is celebrating! 75 years ago, the institute opened its doors. Its aim was to promote the use of pure and applied mathematics in the reconstruction after the Second World War,

Bringing Quantum Computers Closer to Reality

The concept of quantum computing was first proposed back in the 1980s and since then the race has been on to develop the first reliable, scalable quantum computer. Done right, this revolutionary technology could rapidly accelerate developments in fields like machine learning, drug development, finance, and cryptology.

AI Calculates Best Treatment Plan

A computer that calculates an entire series of optimized treatment plans for prostate cancer in 30 seconds – that took some getting used to for medical specialists. Using artificial intelligence, the computer presented better plans and more insight than the doctors thought possible. The first patients are due to be treated accordingly already this year.