The Microsoft Innovation Center (Belgium) organises every week an Open Space. This event is regularly delocalised in the premises of a partner. On Thursday November 26th, the MIC Open Space will take place in CETIC.
This is the occasion to gather in a nice setting for working and meeting people. Simply bring some work and your laptop, and enjoy a day with us.
A technical conference is planned during lunch time. It will be focused on the exploitation of data, in the context of a real-life example.
Mitchell Silva (Esperity) and a researcher from CETIC will present the usage of the Azure tools in the context of a « Data analytics » project of the startup. This collaboration is made in the context of the Azure4Research program.
The aim of this project is to enhance patient empowerment by developing new algorithms to analyse unstructured data (textual input - being comments and stories) , aiming at bringing people closer together who have the same disease and other similarities on one side, and giving suggestions of clinical trials on the other side. The similarities will be identified using machine learning algorithms. These algorithms will take into account: medication, disease type, symptoms, lifestyle indicators,...