IVADO is an interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral research, training and knowledge mobilization consortium whose mission is to develop and promote a robust, reasoning and responsible AI. Led by Université de Montréal with four university partners (Polytechnique Montréal, HEC Montréal, Université Laval and McGill University), IVADO brings together research centers, government bodies and industry members to co-build ambitious cross-sectoral initiatives with the goal of fostering a paradigm shift for AI and its adoption.
Accelerate Québec’s digital transformation by being a catalyst for progress in research into the harnessing of big data for decision-making.
- Expand scientific and industry-based talent in digital intelligence.
- Develop world-class knowledge and technologies.
- Accelerate adoption of digital intelligence.
We are guided by values of excellence and collaboration, and strive to generate responsible impacts with benefits accessible to society overall.
AI for all
We draw on a number of disciplines in artificial intelligence and use them to resolve multiple challenges in areas such as transport and logistics, business and finance, natural resources, health, Industry 4.0, sustainable development, ethics and responsibility, and explainability.
Responsible and inclusive AI
As a leader in an evolving field, we are committed to ensuring that the ecosystem we drive makes use of all talents, and that the advancement of knowledge and opportunities in digital intelligence benefit all members of society equally.
We promote mobility among scientists and work actively to develop strategic international initiatives that support inclusive development of digital intelligence.