AI Technology for People is a collaboration between government, academic, medical and other organisations in Amsterdam to help the city develop and deploy responsible technology in AI. Projects will focus on strengthening the AI ecosystem and work on AI solutions in three domains: business innovation, citizen support, and health.
University of Amsterdam professor and renowned scientist Max Welling will be joining Microsoft to head a new satellite research lab focused on molecular science and machine learning.
The US and India-based firm chose Amsterdam for its “focus on technology, innovation and sustainability”.
UvA, TU Delft and Booking.com are collaborating on research into using machine learning methods to create better recommendation systems by avoiding bias, with the aim of applying these to other areas of society such as healthcare.
BIT students is a tech foundation run by and for students, who build innovations for some of the world's leading companies, specialising in projects using artificial intelligence (AI), augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR), and the internet of things (IoT).