28 July 2020
A ‘Smart District’ Takes Shape in the Netherlands
- AI (artificial intelligence)
What does Brainport offer with respect to AI and Big Data?
There are several organizations within Brainport Eindhoven you can contact with any questions regarding Artificial Intelligence and/or Big Data. They can provide you with more information, help you find the right cooperation partner or advice you on how to use AI or Big Data within your company.
Data Value Center
Helping entrepreneurs get more value out of data: that is the goal of the Data Value Center Smart Industry (DVC-SI). The partners of the DVC-SI work together to help companies develop new services and revenue models using data. By bundling and making accessible knowledge, skills, partnerships and initiatives, the DVC-SI wants to contribute to an accelerated development of the data economy. The Data Value Center Smart Industry is an initiative of the Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij, Brainport Development, Brainport Industries, FME, JADS, Koninklijke Metaalunie, SURFsara and TNO, and is supported by the Province of Noord-Brabant and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate.
FME AI platform
Trade organization FME has started the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Platform to bring together companies that are developing or using AI – or that are considering developing or using AI. The objective of the platform is to accelerate the wider use of AI within the tech-industry and to promote a joint message during political and social discussions regarding AI. The members of FME have drafted a roadmap to map all opportunities and threats. The roadmap contains five key objectives, which have been detailed in concrete actions lines. The following companies are member of FME: NXP, Siemens, IBM, ABB, DAF, Tata Steel, KPN, Philips, Thales and ASML.
EAISI - Eindhoven Artificial Intelligence Systems Institute
EAISI is an AI-institute of the Technical University of Eindhoven that focuses on conducting cross-disciplinary research to Complex High Tech Systems, Data-driven Intelligent Systems and Human-centered Systems and Environments. The scientific objective of EAISI is to collect and analyze data to allow a system, such as a self-driving car or care robot, to take real time decisions in safety-critical situations based on the outcome.
FruitPunch AI Foundation
FruitPunch AI Foundation This foundation aims at becoming the knowledge platform for Artificial Intelligence within Brainport and Europe. The FruitPunch AI Foundation is a community that focuses on bringing starters, professionals and experts in the area of AI together. In addition, the foundation aims at further developing AI skills and applications by organizing an AI e-sports match and by promoting the integration of AI technologies in existing study programs. Each month, FruitPunch is organizing an AI Connect conference for all AI aficionados.
Jheronimus Academy of Data Science
JADS is a partnership between the Technical University of Eindhoven and Tilburg University focused on data science. If you as entrepreneur have any questions on data, you can contact their MSE Data Lab. A student will then be assigned a short-term project to answer all your questions. You can also contact JADS if you or one of your employees is looking for a training course on data.