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CIDAI, a key por the AI strategy in Catalonia

The CIDAI promotes the transfer of knowledge and the implementation of joint projects between knowledge-generating entities (universities, research and innovation centers), technology and service providers, and user companies and institutions demanding innovative solutions in applied artificial intelligence.

The CIDAI is modelled on the Digital Innovation Hubs set up by the European Commission and will be structured as a networked service centre working for businesses and institutions. It is coordinated by Eurecat. For further information about CIDAI: www.cidai.eu

Objectives:

UTILITY AND IMPACT

Constant dialogue with companies and organizations in the environment to prioritize and promote the most relevant initiatives and technologies and enhance talent in AI.

EXCELLENCE, NEUTRALITY AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLES

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

PROXIMITY

Inspire, demonstrate and make the state of the art more accessible to businesses and institutions by coordinating agents across the territory.

 

Core activities:

INNOVATION AND TRANSFER

Generate, validate and transfer of high-value-added AI technologies to foster innovation in the country’s strategic sectors, including utilities and the third sector.

CONNECTED ECOSYSTEM

To foster the IA Catalan ecosystem as an international reference point, creating a connected, active and dynamic community that involves most stakeholders.

ADOPTION AND DISCLOUSURE

Accelerate the adoption of AI in the business world and in society through outreach activities coordinated with different agents and the promotion of projects that reduce existing barriers.

STRATEGY AND COORDINATION

To support in the construction of the strategic vision of the institutions and companies of the territory, and to promote the collaboration with the main national and international initiatives.