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  • Amsterdam Intelligence | Website Launch

    On 29 June 2021, the CTO Innovatieteam at the City of Amsterdam launched the Amsterdam Intelligence website where it will share information about urban AI projects as well as share data and code.

  • Arnold Smeulders awarded Honorary Medallion from the UvA

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has started a new tradition: the annual Medallion Day. On this day each year, the UvA will award Honorary Medallions to individuals who have made a special contribution to the university. At the first Medallion Day, which took place on Friday 25th June, there were six laureates and the Informatic Institute's Arnold Smeulders was one of the winners.



  • Center of Expertise Applied Artificial Intelligence have been awarded € 500,000 from KNAW/NRO

    The Center of Expertise Applied Artificial Intelligence has been awarded a Comenius grant of € 500,000 for their project: AI4Students. With this grant they want to equip students of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) with the tools and knowledge needed to be AI ready for when they enter the labour market.

  • Jacco van Ossenbruggen appointed as Full Professor of Human-Centered Data Science

    Jacco van Ossenbruggen has been appointed as Full Professor of User Centric Data Science at the Computer Science Department of the Vrije Universiteit (VU). Together with other VU researchers, as well as those from other institutions, Van Ossenbruggen will continue his data driven research and data analysis with a focus on “human-centeredness”.