“With this major funding, we will initiate projects that combine machine learning, operations research and data science, affirming Canada’s leadership in the industrial application of these leading-edge technologies.”

— Hélène Desmarais, Co-Chair of the Board of Directors of Scale AI

“Scale AI will kickstart digitization of supply chains, which is of critical importance in making Canadian companies more competitive. With our innovative and sustainable solutions, we will be contributing concretely to the international reach and influence of our companies,” added Louis Roy, Co-Chair of the Board, Scale AI, and President, OPTEL.

“Scale AI is a critical enabler to bring AI technologies from the lab to the field, and to boost the skills and diversity of our talent pool. Thanks to the investment by the governments and industry partners, we will build up a strong pipeline of future talent, reinforce the links between academia and the industry, and upskill the industrial workforce in new technologies,” said Pearl Sullivan, Vice-Chair, Scale AI, and Dean of Engineering, University of Waterloo.