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Millions for AI knowledge and investment consortium
A knowledge and investment consortium made up of a large group of Dutch universities and a venture capitalist has been awarded an €8 million grant to accelerate the application and marketing of innovations in the field of AI.
Claes de Vreese becomes fifth university professor of AI at UvA
Claes de Vreese has been appointed university professor of AI and Society by the University of Amsterdam. This appointment takes the number of university professors in the field of AI at the UvA to five. De Vreese will focus on the ever-increasing role that automated decision-making and AI plays in our digital society, bringing together various sub-areas, including politics, media and democracy.
ASIF Ventures is recruiting a new board
ASIF Ventures is recruiting a new board. Are you interested in venture capital? Do you have what it takes to fund the new Dutch unicorns? Fund student startups at ASIF ventures for 1 year, full-time. Apply now.
Amsterdam Science Innovation Award
Do you have an innovative idea and would you like to develop it further? The Innovation Award is the Amsterdam competition for research based innovative ideas that contribute to a better world. You have the chance to get feedback on your idea, get a pitch training, share your innovation with the public and win €10.000!
AI, Media and Democracy
How will AI change media? What new opportunities can AI create for democracy? And what conditions need to be fulfilled for these things to happen? On 22 February 2021, The AI, Media and Democracy Lab was launched to look into these questions. A collaboration between the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and CWI.
ICAI Launch Pad
Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) has initiated the Launch Pad to retain talent in the AI and Data Science ecosystem.
World Data League
The quest to find the best data scientists by solving social-oriented problems (April and May – Virtual Event)
The HvA ECAAI becomes a Center of Expertise
As of the 1st February 2021, the HvA Expertise Centre for Applied AI has been made a Center of Expertise (CoE). With this small change in name, the HvA has become the first knowledge institute in the Netherlands with a CoE on applied AI.
Supporting innovation in AI and healthcare
In October 2020, Amsterdam Medical Data Science (AMDS) made a call for proposals for seed projects that could fuel collaboration between data scientists and medical professionals. A total of four pitches have now been chosen to receive a €5,000 seed grant.