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CIDAI, a key element in CATALONIA.AI, Catalonia’s AI strategy

Its mission is to promote the adoption of data and AI technologies both in business and in society, fostering the Catalan data and AI ecosystem to become an international benchmark for innovation and AI adoption.

CIDAI supports knowledge transfer and implementation of joint projects between knowledge-generation agents (universities, research and innovation centers), technology and service providers and demand companies needing innovative solutions where data and AI tech play a fundamental role. For further information about CIDAI: www.cidai.eu

CIDAI promoters partners: Government of Catalonia, Barcelona City Council, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, the Computer Vision Centre, everis, i2CAT Foundation, Microsoft, SDG Group, the Polytechnic University of Catalonia and Eurecat as coordinator.

 

program committee:

Daniel Santanach

Strategy Coordinator Catalonia.ai

Government of Catalonia    

 

Anna Majó     

Director of Business Innovation – Barcelona Activa

Barcelona City Council

 

Sara Ibáñez  

Comunication Officer

BSC   

 

Fernando Vilariño

Associate Director     

CVC   

 

Xavier Costa

Scientific Director

Fundació i2CAT

Lali Soler      

Big Data & Data Science Director

Eurecat

                       

Gemma López

Institutional & Business Events        

Eurecat

 

Karina Gibert

Director

IDEAI-UPC

 

José Miralles

Data & Analytics Director

Everis 

Joan Mas

Director          

CIDAI 

 

Marco Orellana

Manager        

CIDAI 

 

Jordi Escayola         

Advanced Analytics Manager

SDG Group   

 

Montse Pardo

Government Affairs Director

Microsoft

Objectives:

UTILITY AND IMPACT

Continuous dialogue with companies and organizations within the ecosystem, to identify, prioritize and promote relevant technology-based initiatives and foster new talent in the data and AI fields.

EXCELLENCE, NEUTRALITY AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLES

Activities and projects led by experts in the field, with continued technological monitoring and application of best ethical practices at European level.

PROXIMITY

Inspire, demonstrate and deliver state of the art solutions to businesses and institutions by coordinating agents active in the area.

 

Core activities:

INNOVATION AND TRANSFER

Generate, validate and transfer high-value-added AI technologies to foster innovation across the region’s strategic business sectors.

CONNECTED ECOSYSTEM

Bring the Data and AI Catalan community into the international arena, as a connected, active, dynamic and referent community.

ADOPTION AND DISSEMINATION

Accelerate the AI adoption by business and society through projects showing how to lower adoption barriers, and promoting a wide range of dissemination events

STRATEGY AND COORDINATION

Build a sound innovation strategy, aligning Catalan institutions and businesses and promote collaboration with national and international initiatives in the Data and AI field.