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Terramera leading project to predict future strains of COVID-19 with AI (BETAKIT)

Vancouver AgTech company Terramera is leading a new Digital Technology Supercluster research project using machine learning and AI to get ahead of COVID-19.


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Taiwanese startup Deep01 raises $2.7 million for its AI-based medical imaging software (TECHCRUNCH)

Deep01’s product has obtained clearance from both Taiwan and the United States’ Food and Drug Administrations, and the company received its first purchase order, worth about $700,000, in February.


AI manufacturing startup Drishti raises $25 million to go global with its factory floor analytics (FORBES)

Drishti is looking back more than 100 years to Henry Ford’s assembly line as the target for its innovation — essentially an eye on the factory floor to monitor thousands of workers at once.


Amazon is acquiring self-driving car startup Zoox (THE VERGE)

Amazon is acquiring self-driving car startup Zoox in a deal estimated to be worth over $1 billion.


With the US turning away talent, can Canada grab the global lead on innovation during COVID-19? (BETAKIT)

Shafin Diamond Tejani, founder and CEO of Victory Square Technologies, shares his thoughts on how Canada can capitalize on the new normal ushered in by COVID.


Enko Chem raises $45 million to develop crop protection solutions with AI (VENTUREBEAT)

Enko Chem, which harnesses machine learning to help farmers sustainably protect their crops from pests and disease, has raised $45 million.


15 tech experts share potential impacts of AI on society (FORBES)

The age of artificial intelligence is here, and it will eventually change how most businesses and industries operate.


Silicon Valley AI startup raises $25 million for factory floor analytics (THOMAS)

Silicon Valley artificial intelligence startup Drishti Technologies earlier this month announced the completion of a second fundraising round worth $25 million.


Video surveillance software startup Solink raises $23 million CAD Series B round (BETAKIT)

Solink, which has developed software aimed to enhance business’ video surveillance capabilities, has closed a $23 million CAD Series B round.


Improving global health equity by helping clinics do more with less (MIT)

The startup macro-eyes uses artificial intelligence to improve vaccine delivery and patient scheduling.


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