Canada’s AI-Powered Supply Chains Cluster: Scale AI

A consortium of private entities, research centres, academia and high-potential startups, Scale AI is an independent, not-for-profit organization that receives funding from the Government of Canada’s Global Innovation Clusters program. The Scale AI Cluster is bringing the retail, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure, healthcare and information and communications technology (ICT) sectors together to build intelligent supply chains, scaling large and small organizations along the way. Links between businesses is becoming faster and easier as new tools see and predict where and when products are needed, and sales are increasing as they work together in real time. Ultimately, the Scale AI Cluster is making Canada a global export leader—boosting industry performance by leveraging AI technologies, capturing new market opportunities and ensuring Canadian made products and services are first to market.

Program Streams and Goals:

  • Industry-led projects – Drive the adaptation and adoption of AI-powered solutions across sectors. Develop, commercialize and productize AI-powered products and services applied to advanced supply chains management.
  • Acceleration –Support start-ups and SMEs by providing access to different programs and supports and actively match them to commercial partners and investors across Canada or abroad.
  • Workforce Development –Support customized and upskilling training programs to bolster the level of AI/digital literacy.
  • Ecosystem showcase and global presence – Establish Canada as an indisputable global hub for AI; dedicated to business productivity and intelligent supply chains.