AI at the UvA 2020

Februari 11th 2020 | Symposium & matchmaking event


On February 11th we kicked off the next round of seed funding with a symposium & matchmaking event at the Volkshotel. Opening the symposium, Rector Karen Maex spoke encouraging words about the UvA’s committment to societal consequences and AI for people. Then, Claes de Vreese highlighted some key developments in the field of AI and opened the second round of seed funding for the RPA Human(e) AI. Catelijne Muller delivered a keynote on responsible use of AI as President of the ALLAI – Alliance on Artificial Intelligence – and Member of the EU High Level Expert Group on AI ( After a short break, the brainstorm began in two breakout sessions were new ideas came to life. We would like to thank everyone in contributing to these vivid discussions!


Applications for the next round of seed funding should be submitted no later than April 1, 2020.

For more information and application, click here.