Groundbreaking AI researcher hopes for 'radically different' ideas from Toronto lab -

One of the biggest names in machine learning research has high hopes for the Vector Institute, Toronto's new artificial intelligence research hub. Geoffrey Hinton, considered one of the fathers of a popular branch of machine learning research called ...and more »

New Toronto AI research centre to get financing from all levels of government, private sector -

Toronto's push to become a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) is finding support from all levels of government, academia and private businesses. The University of Toronto's newly unveiled Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence will be ...and more »

Ex-TD boss Ed Clark concerned about Canada's competitiveness - BNN

Former TD Bank CEO Ed Clark is worried about Canada's ability to compete on the global stage as technology continues to rapidly evolve. “I'm concerned that Canada as a whole is not prepared and is dropping behind in the competitive revolution,” he told ...and more »

Google invests in Canada's AI boom w/ Google Brain Toronto and Vector Institute funding - 9to5Google

Noting Canada's artificial intelligence boom, Google announced yesterday that its internal deep learning division is opening another office in the country. The company is also investing $5 million into the new Vector Institute AI research facility.and more »

Ottawa and Ontario invest up to $100M in artificial intelligence institute - CTV News

TORONTO -- A new institute for artificial intelligence research opened Thursday in Toronto with funding from the federal and Ontario governments and the private sector. The Vector Institute will specialize in the fields of machine learning and deep ...and more »

Google Funds AI Research For The Vector Institute And Google Brain Toronto - TechMalak (blog)

Accenture announced it is a founding sponsor of the new Vector Institute for artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada. (CNW Group/Accenture). By. Bhushan Akolkar. -. Mar 31, 2017. Artificial Intelligence is a booming area of technology and is the next ...and more »

Magna Commits Investment Of $5M In Artificial Intelligence Research Institute In Canada - (AMN)

Magna is playing a key role in bolstering Canada's artificial intelligence (AI) expertise and leadership position by investing in the next generation of AI research and experts. Magna announced it has committed $5 million CDN into the Vector Institute ...and more »

Google, Accenture and Mark Zuckerberg investment fund back Canadian AI research centre - MobileMarketing Magazine

Google, Accenture, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are amongst a host of founding sponsors for a new artificial intelligence (AI) research institute in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Vector Institute has opened its doors at the MaRS Discovery ...and more »

Artificial Intelligence Research Institute launched in Toronto - MRO Magazine

Toronto – Vector Institute, a new independent research facility for artificial intelligence (AI), opened its doors at the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto on March 30 with the aim of producing, attracting and retaining the finest talent in ...and more »

Accenture Becomes Founding Sponsor of Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto - Bobsguide (press release)

TORONTO, March 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it is a founding sponsor of the new Vector Institute for artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada. The relationship is based on a shared mission to identify new business models for ...and more »