15 May 2023

The MoneyMag web magazine has interviewed our Dr Fabio Rinaldi, head of the NLP group at IDSIA, on the current topic of potential unwanted future evolutions of AI algorithms and tried to understand what is really scaring us and fuelling the public debate.

9 May 2023

The IDSIA researcher Asad Shahid delivers a short talk at the event titled "Industria 4.0: tecnologia e incentivi a supporto dell'innovazione in Ticino" which will also see interventions from other SUPSI DTI institutes and local industries.

6 May 2023

The Swiss Operations Research Days offer a chance for academics from Switzerland and specialists from Swiss businesses and government agencies to learn about one another's work and research interests and to share the most recent advancements and results. The purpose is to share expertise, encourage teamwork, launch new initiatives, and exchange stimulating discussions. The Swiss OR Days 2023 will take place in Lugano (TI) from June 22nd to June 23rd, 2023. Please save the date and visit for further information, registration is now open.

26 April 2023

Alessandro Giusti has represented IDSIA at the Space Community Days Switzerland 2023 which were he'd on the 25th and 26th of Aprile at Bern Expo. The event was packed with presentations rom various research groups active in pace research in Switzerland, and it was great occasion for IDSIA researchers to learn about the future opportunities for participation in ESA (European Space Agency) programmes.

23 April 2023

"La Domenica", the local weekly supplement to Il Corriere del Ticino published an interview with Prof Andrea Danani head of the computational biophysics group of IDSIA USI-SUPSI.

22 April 2023

Our researcher Daniele Malpetti attended the final event of the “Swiss Youth in Science” national competition, held on April 23rd in Sankt Gallen. The event featured the top high school graduation projects in Switzerland competing for awards.

16 March 2023

The Ticino Scienza online magazine has published a commentary by Sandra Mitrovic, IDSIA researcher, on how text snippets generated by the now world-famous neural network can be detected with the use of yet another neural network.

13 March 2023

Marco Zaffalon has been interviewed by the weekly magazine "Azione" on ChatGpt and its potential as a tool to support us rather than to challenge our capabilities.

1 March 2023

As part of the Swiss TecLadies mentoring project sponsored by SATW, the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, IDSIA researchers welcomed some project participants, mostly 2nd graders, particularly interested in the topic of Artificial Intelligence, along with their mentors.

23 February 2023

Horizons, the Swiss research magazine, featured an interview with IDSIA's Jürgen Schmidhuber in the article titled "Of supercomputers and chestnut forests: a trip to Ticino".

14 February 2023

Our IDSIA colleague Michael Wand will deliver a presentation titled "Künstliche Intelligenz in der Reha" (AI in Rehabilitation) for the Thurgauische Naturforschende Gesellschaft.

7 February 2023

IDSIA has won the bid to organize the ICANN (International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks) 2024! The event will take place on our own premises from September 17 to September 20 2024, and we are proud and honored to be able to embark on this exciting project. The key persons involved in this exciting project are Jürgen Schmidhuber and Igor Tetko (Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany) as General Chairs, and Andrea Rizzoli and Michael Wand as chairss of the Local Organising Committee. We have also the support of professors Alessandro Giusti, Cesare Alippi (IDSIA USI-SUPSI), and Vittorio Limongelli (USI INF) in the scientific committee. We are sure that the ICANN 2024 will be a great success, and a showcase for IDSIA. We therefore invite you to keep this date fixed on your calendar, to spread the word to your colleagures, and when the time comes, to submit your own papers. In case you are interested, also consider this year's ICANN, taking place in Heraklion, Greece, from September 26 to September 29 (

6 February 2023

Marco Zaffalon, scientific director of IDSIA USI-SUPSI, took part in a panel discussion during the broadcast "60 minuti" of RSI, the national television channel of Italian speaking Switzerland. During the debate, moderated by the journalist Reto Ceschi, Marco discussed with Prisca Quadroni Renella, a lawyer expert in ethical and legal aspects of AI, and Giangiorgio Gargantini, a trade union representative, of the present and future impact of AI algorithms on our lives.