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Future of IT centre of excellence to be established in Estonia introduced in Tallinn

May 31, 2016
One of the most important tasks of the centre of excellence planned in Estonia is to accelerate the development of new ICT technologies and applying them in the industry by including the private and public sector. On 30 May in Tallinn, during the ICT Week, the public sector, enterprises and university representatives discussed the future plans of the ITEE Centre of Excellence in Digital Connected Economy.
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Future design of the new building for the ITEE Centre of Excellence revealed

April 12, 2016
From the six works submitted, the University of Tartu chose the architectural solution called ICONICUM for the IT centre to be built on Narva road.
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Breast cancer: An improved animal model opens up new treatments

March 05, 2016
Breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide, affecting one in eight women. There are different types of breast cancer, but one type in particular accounts for almost three quarters of all breast tumors. These tumors feature a receptor for estrogen, and very often become resistant to hormone therapy. Despite their high frequency, these “estrogen receptor-positive” tumors have been difficult to research because the animals we test drugs on are often not relevant to the clinic.
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Nasdaq's Blockchain Technology to Transform the Republic of Estonia's e-Residency Shareholder Participation

February 12, 2016
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and the Republic of Estonia have announced that Estonia's e-Residency platform will be facilitating a blockchain-based e-voting service to allow shareholders of companies listed on Nasdaq's Tallinn Stock Exchange, Estonia's only regulated securities market, to vote in shareholder meetings.
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University of Tartu to build IT centre on Narva maantee

December 09, 2015
At its meeting of 9 December, the UT strategy committee discussed the location of the future IT development centre. After thorough deliberation of the arguments, it was decided that the preferred location for the centre is the Narva maantee area near Oeconomicum, the academic building of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration.
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EU recognised Estonia’s IT-capability: creation of IT competence centre one step closer to becoming reality

February 04, 2015
The European Union has emphasised that Europe needs new and geographically more dispersed centres of excellence in research. Proceeding from that, the UT, the TUT and the University of Edinburgh submitted a proposal to the European Union to create the IT competence centre in Estonia. The idea to create the centre of excellence was successful in the first round of the competition.