As a Quebec and Canada based business, there are several grant programs that you can tap into to fund your artificial intelligence ambitions and unlock their value for your organization with machine learning.
John Weigelt, National Technology Officer of Microsoft Canada talks about why he believes that technology should be seen as an enabler of better business outcomes. Organizations must foster a culture of innovation and reflect on their responsibilities as a good corporate citizen when rolling out an AI program. Thankfully, there are grants out there to help you out!
Sounds great! What are some of the options? How does one get started?
John Weigelt’s take on innovation, AI and technology
Find out how Invest AI helps Québec companies to power their AI ambitions
Discover how Scale AI accelerates Canada & Québec supply chain AI projects
Discover a business perspective on AI grant landscape – differences & similarities
The objective of this conference is to give you all the information you need to understand where your company fits into these programs, and how your project can be funded.
Grants are non-refundable and can be combined with other programs such as CDAE, SR&ED, and others for a maximum of 70% except for the MEI program, which is 50%.
Funding can be used to pay internal salaries, consulting fees, hardware, and infrastructure costs to support the project (Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, local infrastructure, to name a few).
They can also be used for activities aimed at collecting/centralizing the data needed for the project. There is also the possibility of negotiating credits from technology platform providers such as Microsoft Azure credits.
About the panelists
John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada
Antoine Cossé, Investment Director, Fonds INVEST-AI d’IVADO Labs
Ina Foalea, Investment Director, Scale AI
Nicholas Morel, Partner, Moov AI
Guillaume is co-founder and VP Marketing of Moov AI. A natural communicator, he is dedicated to promoting the brand and growing the company. He prides himself on forging solid partnerships and developing strategies to ensure optimal strategic positioning for Moov AI. As a speaker, Guillaume enjoys awakening audiences to the transformative influence of AI in business ecosystems. He has extensive marketing expertise in different industries, having held the position of Marketing Director at GSoft (Workleap) and Pyxis Technologies.