Today a colloquium was held in the CERN main auditorium featuring the experts who authored the chapters of the book ‘From physics to daily life’ edited by Beatrice Bressan and published by Wiley. They presented several outstanding examples of successful cross-disciplinary technology transfer originating in fundamental physics research – practical applications that have dramatically impacted scientific progress and consequently changed modern society. Many of these applications were developed at CERN. Bob Jones, head of CERN openlab, author of the ‘Grid and Cloud’ chapter of the book gave a presentation at this occasion in which he also highlighted the role of CERN openlab and its contribution to the LHC.
The presentation is already available to you as well as the video.