Center for Digital Agriculture

Illinois becomes integral in future of artificial intelligence

The University of Illinois will host two new artificial intelligence institutes funded by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The NSF and USDA-NIFA are planning on investing more than $140 million in seven new artificial intelligence institutes across the country, two of which will be led here on campus. Investment into these new institutes will occur over a five-year period, driven by an initiative made by Congress and the White House.

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