Microsoft Is Setting Up A New Center For Societal Impact Through Cloud and Artificial Intelligence

Pulse 2 | August 25, 2019

Microsoft Is Setting Up A New Center For Societal Impact Through Cloud and Artificial Intelligence
Microsoft Research India recently announced it is launching a center for Societal impact through Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (SCAI) Microsoft Research India has announced the launch of a center for Societal impact through Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (SCAI). SCAI is part of the Microsoft Research (MSR) Lab in Bengaluru and the center is going to focus on creating and nurturing projects that can have real-world and large-scale societal impact, according to Mint. Through the SCAI, MSR India is going to collaborate with a number of partners, such as academia, startups, and NGOs. I am excited about the creation of the center for Societal Impact through Cloud and Artificial Intelligence and I am looking forward to the efforts and collaborations ahead. There are so many opportunities to leverage recent advances in cloud computing and AI technologies to address long-term societal challenges spanning multiple sectors and realms, including health and wellness, education, transportation, and agriculture,” said Microsoft Research technical fellow and director Eric Horvitz in a blog post.

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