Innovation York and the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) are offering a fourth round of the Artificial Intelligence Industry Partnership Fund program to support artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) collaborative research projects for industry and York University researchers.
This is a unique opportunity for companies to explore the feasibility of employing AI/ML in their business. Researchers will also have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and technologies to real-world situations and employ their research to further extend the knowledge base within AI and ML.
Researchers are encouraged to use the funding to initiate a new partnership or continue the support provided to their industry partners. For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have not pre-identified a research partner, Innovation York will conduct a matchmaking search with relevant faculty.
Applicants: Canadian SMEs that are (or will be) partnered with York faculty members.
Application Deadline: Oct. 4 at 4 p.m.
Funding Amount: Up to $12,000 per selected research project (no funding to industry partners; no funding required of industry partners).
Project Length: Two to four months.
Use of Funds: To execute industry-driven research projects in AI/ML. The funds can be used towards student stipends. Travel, living expenses and seminar costs are ineligible.
For those requiring assistance finding a partner, contact Rachel Sung, industry engagement co-ordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, as soon as possible.
For more information and to apply for this grant, visit innovationyork.ca/partnership-grant.