Making a Difference

Making a Difference

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Diverse manufacturing solutions for a diverse world

Diverse manufacturing solutions for a diverse world

“The world is diverse. So, we can only serve the world, if we are diverse too,” says Verónica Pascual, CEO of ASTI TechGroup     In the latest installment of our Manufacturing the Future video series, Veronica acknowledges the link between diversity and innovation that’s empowering hers and other manufacturing companies to find better ways to serve […]

Laurence Janssens

Laurence Janssens

Microsoft Manufacturing Lead for Western Europe

Sustainability ambitions need diverse talent

Sustainability ambitions need diverse talent

As sustainable transformation continues to shape the manufacturing world, more organizations than ever are acknowledging the need to attract diverse talent.      One organization leading the sustainable change is steel manufacturer, Tata Steel. Steel plays a vital role in supporting our society to continue to grow and flourish. In fact, so much of it is […]

Laurence Janssens

Laurence Janssens

Microsoft Manufacturing Lead for Western Europe

Hybrid teaching

The digital classrooms at Knutby School

Distance learning in Swedish primary schools has accelerated the development of effective hybrid teaching. Microsoft’s Jerker Porat visited Knutby school in Uppsala to study how they used Microsoft’s solutions in the absence of a physical school environment. In the film, Microsoft speaks to students, teachers and guardians about how they have collaborated to create a […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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IT Sligo: levelling the playing field in education with cloud technology

“When it comes to learning new technologies, having the space to explore and play around is very important. With the solution we’ve put in place, our students now have that possibility. They can learn in their own time, from anywhere.” Shaun McBrearty, Assistant Lecturer in Computer Science at IT Sligo is explaining how teaching and […]

Shilpa  France-Miller

Shilpa France-Miller

Microsoft Education, Western Europe

Microsoft Azure empowers researchers through the OCRE Framework

Microsoft Azure empowers researchers through the OCRE Framework

Microsoft joined the Open Clouds for Research Environments (OCRE) framework, offering the Azure cloud platform to European research and education institutions – without the need for public procurements or competitive tenders.   OCRE is an EU funded project designed to simplify and streamline pan-European tender and establishing framework agreements, with cloud service providers that meet the specific needs of the […]

Shilpa  France-Miller

Shilpa France-Miller

Microsoft Education, Western Europe

Microsoft’s new quantum computing lab opens its doors to a world of possibilities

Microsoft’s new quantum computing lab opens its doors to a world of possibilities

A new Microsoft laboratory at the Delft University of Technology is the latest step towards making quantum computing a reality.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

Microsoft and Quantum Computing

How to build a quantum computer

Professor Leo Kouwenhoven is a key member of Microsoft’s quantum team – and leads a team of researchers and engineers at the Microsoft Quantum Lab in Delft, in the Netherlands. We asked Professor Leo why it’s so difficult to build a quantum computer. Why is it so hard to build a quantum computer? We don’t […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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