Image Processing - Health

How can Thermo Fisher use machine learning to identify the best Electron Microscopy samples?

Solve the case and win a fully paid mind-blowing experience!

Are you a tech-driven professional who loves a good challenge? Then join our competition by picking a technology case in your field of expertise and sending us your solution. The best participants win a fully paid mind-blowing experience to Europe’s top technology region. During a six-day activity-packed program you will visit world-leading companies, discover cutting-edge technologies that match your interest and get to know Brainport Eindhoven and Brabant region, the Netherlands. This is where tech magic happens and this is your chance to dive right in.

Why you should join the Tech Xperience:

P.S. You will have finished the case within no time. It doesn’t have to be a thesis. It only takes you a couple of Netflix series.

Case Thermo Fisher Scientific

Analyzing biological samples in a Transmission Electron Microscope to the utmost achievable performance, often represents a real challenge.
Biological samples, placed on so-called mesh grids, often need to be in their natural state. This requires a specific sample preparation process called vitrification. This can lead to all kind of errors on the sample, so identifying the good location on the sample is crucial. Could you think of a trusted method for creating a classifier that selects good vitrified sample locations in a mesh grid? Which parameters will you take into account? Could you link these parameters to physical properties or phenomena related to vitrification?

Recommended background and tools

Core knowledge:
Image processing / machine learning

Recommended:
Physics / optics / material science

Are you ready to take on this challenge?

Go for it! We’re really looking forward to your ideas. Sign up here and unlock all information needed to complete this case. Please note, this challenge is for all tech talents and professionals currently living in Europe (regardless of your nationality).

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity.

More information about Thermo Fisher Scientific:
www.fei.com

2018 aftermovie

Have a look at last year’s Tech Xperience