AI and ML for Industry and Society
|Coordinator||Lunds universitet - Lund University Commissioned Education|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 1 865 000|
|Project duration||November 2018 - October 2020|
Purpose and goal
This project aims at making an inventory of the need for skills development of companies and organizations in the southern region to better utilize new smart technologies based on artificial intelligence. The objective of the pilot project is to have: a) Identified needs in a number of industries, and specifically in different companies as well as public organizations. b) Developed 1 introductory course and 4 different pilot courses based on identified needs. c) Have preliminary basis for additional courses that can be launched as experience from pilot courses is systematized.
Expected results and effects
The key results are: a) Increased knowledge and understanding of the possibilities and limitations of AI in companies and public sector; b) Increased specialist knowledge of AI in participating organizations; c) Improved contact between universities and the community, which allows for continued cooperation for the development of new programs, but also, in the field of graduate work or joint projects; d) Increased knowledge of the importance of lifelong learning among university teachers and researchers, as well as an increased opportunity for interdisciplinary cooperation.
Planned approach and implementation
The plan is to: a) iteratively work with the needs owners to evaluate the need for skills development. Dialogue meetings, questionnaire and telephone interviews will be conducted to map the need. b) develop and implement a shorter introductory course that will provide an overview in the field of AI / ML for both specialists and non-specialists, which also raises the social, ethical and legal aspects of AI c) develop and implement four further advanced advanced courses for specialists and / or non-specialists based on the needs analysis.