CIFAR, a Canadian-based global charitable organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address the most important questions facing science and humanity, has activated the anchor institutes of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy through a number of initiatives, task forces, and funding opportunities:
Cam Linke, Amii CEO, is participating in ongoing International Roundtables on AI and COVID-19 with a focus on data access and sharing. Reports from the discussions can be found at cifar.ca/action-on-covid19.
Amii Fellows are actively applying for targeted CIFAR funding for AI and COVID-19 interdisciplinary research collaborations to support innovating, high-risk/high-reward ideas and projects.
AI Against COVID-19
In addition, AI Against COVID-19 Canada is a special task force aiming to map and coordinate AI projects in Canada that can contribute to solve the COVID-19 outbreak and limit its impact on society.
The task force is led by a community of researchers from CIFAR, Mila, the Vector Institute, and Amii. This site is an information-sharing platform and its goal is to stimulate new collaborations and data sharing among the institutes and external collaborators.
For more information, visit ai-against-covid.ca.
Read more about Amii’s commitments to the global fight against COVID-19.