All posts by Helen Hill

Massachusetts Startup Uses Supercomputing to Identify Four Promising COVID Therapeutics

Amid rising global cases and threatening variants, a major gap remains to be filled in the world’s strategy for defeating the pandemic: effective therapeutics. Now, a Massachusetts startup powered by a wide range of HPC resources – including hometown resources from the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) – has identified four promising FDA-approved drugs whose efficacy as COVID-19 therapeutics is supported by data from millions of patients. Continue reading Massachusetts Startup Uses Supercomputing to Identify Four Promising COVID Therapeutics

How Can Small Businesses Benefit from Artificial Intelligence?

By now, most people who run small and midsize businesses know that they ought to take advantage of artificial intelligence to make their companies competitive in the digital age. But many don’t know how to go about it.

To meet this demand, Northeastern, a founding member of the MGHPCC Consortium, which invested $50 million in a new artificial intelligence research institute last year, will lead a new Massachusetts program, AI Jump Start, to connect small business owners in the state with academic faculty experts to learn how machine learning can grow their companies. Continue reading How Can Small Businesses Benefit from Artificial Intelligence?