Latest news & updates

UvA & TomTom Open New ICAI Lab

18 November 2019

University of Amsterdam and TomTom will be opening a new research lab for autonomous driving. The Atlas Lab will use AI for developing HD maps for self-driving vehicles.

Databricks Invests €100 million in Amsterdam

14 November 2019

ADS Partner, Databricks has announced it will be investing €100 million over the next three years to support growth in its Development Center headquartered in Amsterdam.

S2Group wins Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award

05 November 2019

A joint project of the S2Group at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam was awarded with the Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award.

ADS Meetup: A-Z of Data Science

31 October 2019

Ever wondered how Data Science can be applied to every-day problems? In A-Z of Data Science we heard from three Data Scientists about the work they’ve carried out, from identifying the problem to how they used Data Science to solve it.

Tech Talks in Data Science, AI and Machine Learning

22 October 2019

How do you implement information extraction from images and free text? Can you apply advanced machine learning techniques to real-world scenarios? Can a machine ever learn to identify the base-level in knowledge graphs?

CWI & UvA Sign Partnership for Meaningful Control of Autonomous Systems

03 October 2019

Together with TNO, the University of Amsterdam and CWI initiate a new research collaboration to study the impact of autonomous systems in society, as well as the adoption of AI-based systems. On 1st October 2019, the three members signed a letter of intent, called Meaningful Control of Autonomous Systems (MCAS).

ADS Drinks & Data: Data Science on Human Interaction

30 September 2019

Pablo Cesar (CWI), Lars Lischke (VU) and Emma Beauxis-Aussalet (HvA) joined Amsterdam Data Science to talk about Data Science on Human Interaction for our latest Meetup.

Memorandum of Understanding on Smart Health in Amsterdam

27 September 2019

The City of Amsterdam together with the Amsterdam University Medical Centers (AUMC), the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the NKI/Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Sanquin, the University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Economic Board have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on smart health in Amsterdam.

AI4Science Lab at UvA Kicks-Off

17 September 2019

The University of Amsterdam’s new AI4Science lab starts off this month with the appointment of Patrick Forré as Lab Manager and Assistant Professor.