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AI & Data Privacy

AI & Data Privacy in Healthcare

Sightline Innovation (Sightline) today announced its plans to design an artificial intelligence based software application for analyzing complex diagnostic measurements of biological and chemical agent data acquired using colorimetric sensor arrays. These new functionalities are being well received by customers in the defence, law enforcement, first-responders and other industries such as food and agriculture that are seek ing biosecurity, safety and quality assurance tools.

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World Economic Forum

Bains’ Silicon Valley Trip Latest in Government’s Efforts to Sell Canada

Last month, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains travelled to Silicon Valley for a two-day tour meant to sell the Canadian tech ecosystem to its US counterparts.

The Minister hoped to highlight Canada’s message of committing to diversity and inclusion and make the case for building in Canada. Speaking with BetaKit, Bains said the government also sends the message of family reunification when selling the Global Skills Strategy. The hope, he said, is to be a “beacon of reliability and stability,”

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YSpace and Startup York Present: AI Panel

Are you curious to learn what AI? Do you have ideas of where AI could be applied to improve lives? Do you have questions about where AI is headed?

Join us for this panel discussion focused on AI. Lucian and Mai both operate businesses and connect communities focused on AI, and they will be on the panel. Come hear their perspectives about a variety of topics related to AI, and share your own!

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The Federal Innovation Superclusters Program.

Winnipeg companies help secure multi-million dollar funding to better feed the world

The world's population is hungry and growing hungrier, but Canadian agriculture took a giant leap forward to meet those needs through value added development of Canada’s food and feed sectors. At a recent ceremony in Ottawa, Protein Industries Canada was named one of the winning supercluster proponents under the federal Innovation Superclusters Program.

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Navigating the AI Landscape

The promise and pitfalls of artificial intelligence came into sharper focus at Re-work’s Deep Learning Summit in San Francisco.

It is time to get smart about artificial intelligence, which is evolving from Silicon Valley buzzword into a tool for brands.

And to do just that, hundreds of data scientists, engineers and academics huddled in the Hyatt Regency here for Re-work’s Deep Learning Summit, where experts from Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and elsewhere weighed in with the latest.

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Female Leadership

Bridging the female leadership gap in Canada’s technology sector — The word on the street in the world of innovation

#Movethedial’s recent benchmark report documents how poorly women are represented among the executive teams and boards of Canadian technology companies. It laments how this affects the quality of decision making, capacity for innovation and how young women perceive future prospects. This selection of quotes compiled by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) surveys the conversation and press coverage around insights that came out of the study.

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MLaaS v2 Release

Sightline Announces the Launch of its new MLaaS v2 (Machine-learning-as-a-Service) Platform

Sightline Innovation (Sightline) today announced its plans to design an artificial intelligence based software application for analyzing complex diagnostic measurements of biological and chemical agent data acquired using colorimetric sensor arrays. These new functionalities are being well received by customers in the defence, law enforcement, first-responders and other industries such as food and agriculture that are seeking biosecurity, safety and quality assurance tools.

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Biosecurity Threats

Sightline Innovation to Combat Biosecurity Threats with Machine Intelligence

Sightline Innovation (Sightline), a leader in Machine Learning technology, today announced the launch of MLaaS v2 (Machine-Learning-as-a-Service), a transformative AI platform for enterprise systems.

MLaaS v2 is a full stack AI software platform that enables enterprises to embed the power of machine learning within any business or industrial process. Sensors and data sources are easily connected and processed to train targeted machine learning models that can optimize different stages of a process.

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Resources that are being supplied through this program are absolutely critical in us transitioning into a full-scale company - Wallace Trenholm

Three businesses in Manitoba received a big boost on Saturday after the Government of Canada handed out a $4.5 million investment.

The companies received the financial support under the Western Innovation Initiative, a program providing $100 million in repayable contributions to small- and medium-sized companies in Western Canada.

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