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Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change our lives – transforming how we work, how we travel, how we treat disease, how we communicate, and how we learn.

Waterloo has a vital role to play. Our researchers are developing intelligent systems that can detect cancer and heart disease, understand language and emotion, and navigate roadways and factory floors better than ever before. But we’re just getting started. Our constant focus on key technologies and on the foundational breakthroughs to make them a reality will accelerate AI innovation that benefits everyone, everywhere.

Waterloo’s track record of partnership with industry will allow us to deliver effective AI innovation for hundreds and thousands of businesses across Canada – a truly inclusive AI revolution. Canadian start-ups, Small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and corporations will be able to pioneer new technologies in medical care, assistive devices, environmental monitoring, adaptive robotics, and autonomous driving.

Building on this expertise and experience, Waterloo is producing end-to-end AI solutions of immediate benefit to all Canadians. In years to come, we expect this research investment to yield profound dividends for the economic prosperity, wellbeing and quality of life of people all around the world. 

  1. June 26, 2018Professor Robin Cohen receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Canadian Artificial Intelligence AssociationRobin Cohen

    Professor Robin Cohen has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association.

  2. June 7, 2018Prime Minister announces closer collaboration with France

    Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron announced the signing of the Canada-France Statement on Artificial Intelligence, which calls for the creation of an international study group on artificial intelligence made up of experts from government, industry, and civil society. The group will be mandated to become the global reference on issues related to artificial intelligence, a field that is increasingly affecting all human activities and that will continue to have a significant influence on economic growth and the labour market.

  3. May 17, 2018Wearable Technology and AI Combine to Predict the Onset of Health Problems

    A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.

    Read the full story at Lab Manager

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