The AI Institutes
Canada’s diverse AI research ecosystem fosters collaboration and creativity to harness innovative, new technologies, services and products that have the potential to positively benefit all. CIFAR leads and develops the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, the world’s first national AI strategy, and collaborates closely with national AI institutes — Amii, Mila and the Vector Institute.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy at CIFAR drives cutting-edge research, trains the next generation of diverse AI leaders, and fosters cross-sectoral collaboration for innovation, commercialization and responsible AI adoption. Our three National AI Institutes — Amii in Edmonton, Mila in Montréal, and the Vector Institute in Toronto — are the vibrant central hubs of Canada's thriving AI ecosystem. Funded by the Government of Canada, we’re building a dynamic, representative, and rich community of world-leading researchers who are creating transformative, responsible AI solutions for people and the planet.
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
One of Canada’s three centres of AI excellence as part of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, Amii (the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute) is a non-profit known for its world-leading research in AI and machine learning. Amii bridges scientific breakthroughs and industry adoption by advancing research, delivering exceptional educational offerings, and coaching businesses on AI adoption.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Located in the heart of Quebec’s Artificial Intelligence ecosystem, Mila — Quebec AI Institute is a community of over 1,200 researchers specializing in machine learning and dedicated to scientific excellence and innovation. Mila’s mission is to be a global pole for scientific advances that inspires innovation and the development of AI for the benefit of all.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Launched in 2017, the Vector Institute works with industry, institutions, startups, and governments to build AI talent and drive research excellence in AI to develop and sustain AI-based innovation to foster economic growth and improve the lives of Canadians. Vector aims to advance AI research, increase adoption in industry and health through programs for talent, commercialization, and application, and lead Canada towards the responsible use of AI. Programs for industry, led by top AI practitioners, offer foundations for applications in products and processes, company-specific guidance, training for professionals, and connections to workforce-ready talent. Vector is funded by the Province of Ontario, the Government of Canada through the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, and leading industry sponsors from across multiple sectors of Canadian Industry.
Sponsor the DLRL Summer School
The DLRL Summer School is a premier opportunity for institutions, companies and organizations to play a significant role in supporting the next generation of AI talent and building a diverse and prosperous future in AI for Canada.