Canadian AI

Canadian AI
Jul 17, 2019 ● Derrick Penner Japanese Tech Giant Fujitsu Picks Vancouver for Global Artificial Intelligence HQ

Fujitsu was drawn to Vancouver for close access to the lucrative North American market and to be close to its investment in quantum-computing firm 1QBit

Canadian AI Healthtech
Jul 16, 2019 ● Katie Willis Alberta Researchers Use AI to Detect Depression in Voices

The researchers built on past studies suggesting the timbre of our voice contains information about our mood

Canadian AI Healthtech Funding
Jul 15, 2019 ● Aisha Malik Trudeau Liberals Pledge $150 Million Toward Big Data Cancer Research Initiative

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor made the announcement in Moncton on Thursday

Canadian AI Future of Work
Jul 15, 2019 ● Isabelle Kirkwood Karen HR Acquired by Alexander Mann Solutions

Karen's solution was launched in 2017 and aims to boost candidate engagement in the recruitment process

Canadian AI Funding
Jul 12, 2019 ● Isabelle Kirkwood AI and IoT Startup Mnubo Acquired by Aspen Technology for $102 Million CAD

Mnubo's four Montreal-based entrepreneurs have committed to give back to the Quebec ecosystem

Canadian AI General AI News
Jul 12, 2019 ● Jessica Galang Former Vector Institute VP Darin Graham to Lead LG’s Toronto AI Lab

LG has appointed Darin Graham, a longtime AI researcher, as the head of its AI Toronto-based lab

Canadian AI Healthtech Funding
Jul 04, 2019 ● Isabelle Kirkwood BenchSci’s Total Funding Reaches $27 Million as Gradient Ups Investment

Toronto-based BenchSci has built a database which helps researchers find antibody usage data

Canadian AI Healthtech Education
Jun 26, 2019 ● Isabelle Kirkwood UWaterloo, Microsoft Partner to Use AI for Socially-Driven Projects

Early projects focus on autistic individuals, aging populations, climate change, and natural disaster response