The Vector Institute will drive excellence and leadership in Canada’s knowledge, creation, and use of artificial intelligence (AI) to foster economic growth and improve the lives of Canadians.
Vector strives to attract the best global talent focused on research excellence in deep learning and machine learning. Our researchers and academic partners will be part of a vibrant community of innovative problem-solvers, working across disciplines on both curiosity-driven and applied research.
The Vector Institute will work with academic institutions, industry, start-ups, incubators and accelerators to advance AI research and drive the application, adoption and commercialization of AI technologies across Canada.
By upholding a commitment to world-leading research and education, Vector will ensure that companies in Canada have the people, skills, and resources they need to be best in class users of artificial intelligence.
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Vector will be a leader in the transformative field of artificial intelligence, excelling in machine and deep learning — an area of scientific, academic, and commercial endeavour that will shape our world over the next generation. We are building on a well-established and respected foundation of globally recognized talent and learning that exists today in Toronto, Ontario and Canada more broadly.
Our researchers are at the leading edge of deep learning and machine learning in a diverse set of areas, including neural networks, probabilistic models, statistical theory, computational biology, computer vision and natural language processing.
Vector will build on Canada’s outstanding pool of globally recognized AI expertise by training, attracting and retaining more top researchers who want to lead the world in machine learning and deep learning research, while having the flexibility to work on commercial applications with companies or in their own startups.
We are located at the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto, part of a dynamic and vibrant community of research, academia, health science and commerce, near the University of Toronto. With state-of-the art facilities, resources and talent, the Vector Institute is the place to come, to be and to stay.
Stay tuned over the coming weeks for more information on jobs such as those posted here, as well as student scholarships, fellowships and programming.
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The Vector Institute is an independent, not-for-profit corporation governed by a highly accomplished volunteer Board of Directors drawn from the private sector, public sector, academic and research communities:
Vector’s executive leadership team is responsible for operations and oversight:
Special thanks to Tomi Poutanen for his help in envisioning and establishing the Vector Institute.