Science & Technology

Interview with Lift France Speaker Pierre-Yves Oudeyer

Sep. 19, 2013
Please meet Pierre-Yves, Research Director at Inria (France) and head of the FLOWERS team. Pierre-Yves, who are you and what do you do? I am research director at Inria, head of the team Flowers (… Read more

Public Transport Geneva launches real-time API

Sylvie Reinhard, Sep. 9, 2013
Today the public transport agency of Geneva ( TPG ) is officially launching a real-time open data API , featuring the data of the next departures. This is the first real-time open data portal of its… Read more

Maker of the World's First In-Vitro Burger to speak at Lift14

Sylvie Reinhard, Aug. 27, 2013
We are delighted to confirm that Professor Mark Post , the man behind the first in-vitro burger presented in London in August, will speak at Lift14! Mark Post is a medical doctor who currently holds… Read more

Bridges between Traditional Institutions and Digital Practitioners

Sylvie Reinhard, Jul. 4, 2013
Since the early beginnings of Lift we have been exploring the impact of technology on society and digital culture has always been a key topic. We strongly believe that "Technology is Culture… Read more

The latest adventures of DIY biologist Thomas Landrain

Sylvie Reinhard, Jun. 5, 2013
Very exiting stuff has been going on at " La Paillasse ", France's first biotech community lab. They just were awarded the "Maker" award by the OuiShare Fest in Paris and… Read more

OKCon 2013 Call for Proposals – out now!

Magaly Mathys, May. 7, 2013
Event . OKCon 2013 – 17th-18th September 2013, Geneva, Switzerland. Call for Proposals . Find the call, FAQs and the submission form on the OKCon 2013 Call for Proposal webpage . Deadline . The… Read more

Meet Jay Nath, the One-Man Municipal Accelerator

Sylvie Reinhard, May. 2, 2013
San Francisco and the entire Bay Area are well known as a tech innovation hotbed, for a thriving private sector with all its Googles, Facebooks and so on. But what about the public sector? What can a… Read more

The Business Impact of Open Data: A Case Study

Sylvie Reinhard, Apr. 25, 2013
Recently Sylvie met Thomas Gauthier at the Lift office for coffee. Thomas is co-founder of Biometis , a startup which offers data-driven decision support services to healthcare companies. Thomas… Read more

Winning the Urban Data Challenge

Sylvie Reinhard, Apr. 18, 2013
We just came back from San Francisco, where we announced the winners of the Urban Data Challenge , launched at Lift13. We quickly wanted to share the inspiring results with you: Just how frustrated… Read more

New event: Open Knowledge Conference

Sylvie Reinhard, Mar. 21, 2013
We are pleased to announce our next event: the Open Knowledge Conference , taking place September 16-18 in Geneva. The world’s leading open data and open knowledge event, OKCon is the latest in… Read more

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