Desautels researchers figure prominently in Innovation Superclusters Initiative

Published: 16 February 2018

McGill University will participate in two of the five “superclusters” selected by the Government of Canada for funding under its Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

One initiative entitled, AI-Powered Supply Chains Supercluster (SCALE.AI), will unite researchers from the Faculties of Engineering, Management and Science, as well as those from the Bensadoun Retail Initiative. Their work will bridge the retail, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure, and information and communications technology sectors to build intelligent supply chains through artificial intelligence and robotics.

The second initiative entitled, Protein Industries Supercluster, will involve the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Science, as well as researchers affiliated with the Bensadoun Retail Initiative and the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics who will contribute knowledge about retail that spans the full agri-food chain.

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