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About the Centre

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing our world. From cancer research to autonomous vehicles and intelligent web services, AI is redefining research and innovation. It creates new opportunities for accelerating scientific breakthroughs and rethinking business models.

At the SCIENCE AI Centre, we believe that AI and data science can have a positive impact anywhere. Theay are already an integral part of the research across the Faculty of Science, used by researchers in many, and very different, areas. By combining this expertise, we aim to advance research and education in AI and to bring forward AI techniques in the sciences.

The SCIENCE AI Centre will

  • Coordinate and conduct research in AI and its applications to foster excellence in AI research and research in other scientific disciplines benefiting from AI
  • Coordinate teaching in AI across SCIENCE
  • Interface with industry and public institutions employing AI

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About the centre

The centre officially opened on 1 February 2018.

The centre includes various entities across the departments at the Faculty of Science that all work with different aspects of artificial intelligence.

The centre has approx. 100 affiliated researchers.

The departments are:

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Mathematical Sciences
  • Niels Bohr Institute
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Food Science
  • Department of Food and Resource Economics
  • Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences
  • Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management
  • Department of Science Education
  • Department of Chemistry

The primary objective of the centre is to strengthen the research within artificial intelligence across various entities and manifest University of Copenhagen as a key player within artificial intelligence.