The intelligent supply chain, leveraging AI in Canada’s supply chains

On February 15 2018, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, announced that SCALE AI, our artificial intelligence-powered supply chain supercluster proposal, would share in the $950 million allocated for the Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

The Canadian supply chain provides almost a million jobs and makes up 10 percent of the country’s GDP, so advancements in this field have the potential to make huge impacts that can improve Canadian living standards and create employment. Our 78 industrial partners in SCALE AI have already committed $700 million in support, and, when combined with the government’s contribution, will provide a sizable pool to drive real innovation. It will then enable artificial intelligence (AI) to make an immediate impact on the evolution of Canadian supply chains and the country’s economy.

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