2021 EuroTech: Fighting Covid-19 with Science & Technology – 4th March 2021, 14:00 – 16:00 CET


EuroTech is a strategic alliance between 6 European Universities of Science and Technology. As part of our general mission, EuroTech has formed a Covid-19 task force to utilize research and technology in the fight against the pandemic. The aim of this workshop is to inform on ongoing related projects in each University, to make knowledge and tools available for others and to form collaborations between involved scientists.

Scientific Plan (note: CET time zone)

14:00 – 14:20

Yotam Bar-On – Israel Institute of Technology (Technion)

Isolation and characterization of rare SARS-CoV-2 variants by single-genome sequencing

14:20 – 14:45

Bert Blocken – Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

COVID-19 aerosol reduction by ventilation and air cleaning in a gym

14:45 – 15:10

Jean-Louis Mergny – École Polytechnique (L’X)

SARS-CoV-2 Nsp3 Unique Domain SUD interacts with Guanine quadruplexes

15:10 – 15:35

Arsen Melikov – Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

Effective reduction of airborne transmission of COVID-19 indoors

15:35 – 16:00

David Atienza – École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

The COUGHVID project: Is COVID-19 screening possible from cough sound?