The Institute of Optoelectronics of the Military University of Technology began in February works within the PYTHIA research program, a strategic project of the European Defense Agency. The military science and research facility is part of an international consortium headed by Italian Engineering Ingegneria Informatica, which won the EU bid contest.
PYTHIA’s task is to prepare intelligent tools for forecasting and assessing trends in the development of technologies that are of strategic importance for the defense of EU countries.
The EU PYTHIA will automatically collect information from various public sources, e.g. patents databases, scientific publications, prototype descriptions. They will be processed with using analysis techniques dedicated for large data sets.