AI Sweden's Data Factory: Expanding Horizons and Strengthening CollaborationsImage: AI Sweden
AI Sweden's Data Factory, initially rooted in Gothenburg, is now branching out, reflecting the growing interest in its partner network. Helena Theander, the head of operations, emphasizes the importance of recognizing the collective strides made in AI innovation and the promising ventures ahead.
Collaboration has been the cornerstone of the Data Factory's success. Mats Nordlund, head of the Data Factory, highlights the deepened ties with partners, resulting in an infrastructure now valued at a remarkable 70 MSEK. This achievement is attributed to partner contributions and significant grants from organizations like Vinnova and Västra Götalandsregionen.
The Edge Learning Lab, a part of the Data Factory, has seen a surge in partner activity. To disseminate knowledge, two informational videos on decentralized learning and the lab's capabilities have been released this year.
Looking forward, the Data Factory aims to expand its lab across more AI Sweden nodes. However, this expansion necessitates an adjusted financing model, where partners utilizing the facilities will share some maintenance costs.
AI Sweden offers numerous collaboration opportunities, from high-impact projects to talent engagement programs. As they gear up for the "Sharing is Caring" event on November 8, Mats Nordlund extends an invitation to partners, old and new, to join them in this AI innovation journey.