We now know the winning project recommended for funding under the ARTIQ call of the National Science Centre and the National Centre for Research and Development. The Centre of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence (CE AI) will be created at the AGH University of Krakow and Ayan Seal, researcher from India will act as its leader. Since 2014, Ayan Seal has been an assistant professor at the Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing in Jabalpur. He will come to Krakow to research integration of application, learning, optimisation and interpretation to speed up commercialisation of intelligent new generation software systems.
CD AI leaders must be researchers who have earned their PhD within 8 years before the call start date and have international experience and achievements in the field of artificial intelligence, including accomplishments in commercialisation and business cooperation. Furthermore, they must have not lived, worked, studied or managed a grant in Poland within two years prior to the call end date.
Artificial intelligence is considered one of the most important technologies of the future and actions in support of AI are one of European Union’s priorities. It is the objective of the National Science Centre and the National Centre for Research and Development to increase Poland’s potential in this area by creating the Excellence Centres in Artificial Intelligence in Poland. The National Science Centre will fund basic research covered by the winning project whilst the cost of applied research and formation of companies will be financed by the National Centre for Research and Development.