Driving Positive Change: VRVis joins AIM Global to help shape the future of AI in the industry

Vienna, 6 February, 2024– VRVis is a member of the AIM Global initiative, the Global Alliance on Artificial Intelligence for Industry and Manufacturing. This partnership represents the research center’s commitment to advancing the safe, sustainable and inclusive use of AI in industry and manufacturing.

Under the leadership of UNIDO, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, AIM Global aims to responsibly shape the development and use of AI and pioneering technologies. In line with the UN Secretary-General’s Joint Agenda, AIM Global is shaping a digital future that is open and secure – for the benefit of all.

AI technologies are transforming industry and manufacturing. They open up many new opportunities for greater efficiency, productivity and sustainability. However, the use of these technologies also brings with it ethical considerations; questions arise regarding data protection and equal opportunities. As a new member, VRVis looks forward to contributing to the goals of AIM Global so that the industry can realize the full potential of AI.

Founded in 2000, VRVis is recognized for its application-oriented cutting-edge research in the field of visual computing. As a COMET competence center, VRVis develops tailor-made and human-centered technology solutions in close cooperation with partners from science and industry. The institution has more than 15 years of experience in the development and research of AI. In addition to the manufacturing industry, VRVis supports a wide range of sectors with secure and trustworthy AI solutions for real-world problems.

“VRVis is delighted to join AIM Global: This is where future-oriented partners work together to responsibly utilize the potential of AI,” says VRVis Scientific Director Katja Bühler. “As part of this alliance, we hope for exciting collaboration opportunities and the development of innovative solutions. Together, we want to establish a strong vision for the ethical and effective application of AI.”

About AIM Global

AIM Global fosters collaboration for responsible AI in industry and manufacturing. The alliance focuses on research, skills development, ethical guidelines, and policy recommendations to address challenges and opportunities in the evolving AI landscape.

For those interested in learning more about VRVis, please visit the website at: https://www.vrvis.at/en


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