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Cincinnati AI Catalyst mission is to improve the lives of people in the Cincinnati Region by providing a coordinated, collective Artificial Intelligence capability, committed to Responsible AI, that enables new products and services, attracts capital, creates/preserves jobs, develops/improves skills and provides a trusted source of AI-related communication and education.


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Cincinnati AI Catalyst Meeting: May 8, 2024
Cincinnati AI Catalyst Meeting: May 8, 2024

Today's meeting was dedicated to preperation for the upcoming www.CincyAIweek.com event (June 11-13, 2024). With a strong focus on Responsible AI, we brainstormed innovative ideas aimed at making this event more impactful and inclusive for our region.

Cincy AI Week (June 11-13, 2024)
Cincy AI Week (June 11-13, 2024)

We're excited to announce the first ever Cincy AI Week, taking place from Tuesday, June 11th through Thursday, June 13, 2024.

Cincy AI Week will bring together industry leaders, researchers, policymakers, innovators and investors for three days of immersive programming focused on building the...

Cincinnati AI Catalyst Members visit MIT Forge 2024
Cincinnati AI Catalyst Members visit MIT Forge 2024

Several members of the Cincinnati AI Catalyst participated in the MIT Forge 2024, an event that brought together some of the world's sharpest minds in technology and innovation. Held at the bustling MIT Media Lab, this gathering was a melting pot of ideas and aspirations, where innovators from...

CincyAI Meeting at UC: April 16, 2024
CincyAI Meeting at UC: April 16, 2024

The April CincyAI Meetup for Humans, held at UC Digital Futures, was a resounding success, drawing AI enthusiasts from various backgrounds to explore the latest developments in artificial intelligence.

AI Catalyst Meeting: April 10, 2024
AI Catalyst Meeting: April 10, 2024

The latest monthly meeting at Digital Futures was nothing short of inspiring. Among the highlights was the official registration of Cincinnati AI Catalyst as a non-profit organization, marking a significant milestone in our journey towards fostering AI innovation and collaboration in the...

AI Catalyst Meeting: March 2024
AI Catalyst Meeting: March 2024

The Cincinnati AI Catalyst recently held its inaugural meeting at its new location within UC Digital Futures, graciously hosted by UC and Dr. Kelly Cohen.

The meeting centered on establishing goals and metrics for 2024 as outlined in the Strategic Plan, which focuses on foundation and awareness,...

UC alumni 3.3 times more likely to achieve unicorn status of their startups
UC alumni 3.3 times more likely to achieve unicorn status of their startups

Very exciting news about the great work that UC is doing: 
Founders of a U.S. startup who studied or worked at the University of Cincinnati are 3.3 times more likely to achieve unicorn status than grads from other schools, says a Stanford professor.

Here are the top 5 schools with the highest odds...

Ohio AI Toolkit for Schools
Ohio AI Toolkit for Schools

Ohio has launched an AI Toolkit for Schools, providing resources for parents, teachers, and school districts on the ethical use of artificial intelligence.

Developed by the state and private sector partners, this guide includes sample lessons, discussions on ethics, and safety policies. While not...

CincyAI Meeting at UC
CincyAI Meeting at UC

The March CincyAI Meetup for Humans, held at UC Digital Futures, was a resounding success, drawing AI enthusiasts from various backgrounds to explore the latest developments in artificial intelligence.

The event kicked off with an "AI 101" session by Kendra Ramirez, designed to help newcomers...

Nexigen 'Accelerating Enterprise AI' Summit
Nexigen 'Accelerating Enterprise AI' Summit

Nexigen, a member of the AI Catalyst, organized  on Feb. 22nd, 2024, 'Accelerating Enterprise AI' Summit,

The Enterprise Technology Accelerator invited organizations to leverage the cutting-edge capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) to revolutionize security, efficiency, and business...

UC AI Symposium
UC AI Symposium

The #AI Symposium hosted by the University of Cincinnati brought together 400 AI enthusiasts to explore the future and ethical implications of artificial intelligence. Professor Kelly Cohen, a leading figure in AI research and co-founder of the Cincinnati AI Catalyst and #ResponsibleAI...

AI Catalyst Meeting: February 2024
AI Catalyst Meeting: February 2024

The meeting centered on exploring grant opportunities, leveraging members' grant writing experience, and aligning potential grants with the Cincinnati AI Catalyst (CaiC) Mission's key elements, including fostering AI capabilities, promoting responsible AI, and supporting community...

AI Catalyst Meeting: January 2024
AI Catalyst Meeting: January 2024

The "Cincinnati AI Catalyst," formed in the wake of a keynote on Responsible AI by Kroger CIO/CDO Yael Cosset at the Cintrifuse AGM, represents a significant step toward actualizing the concept of "Responsible AI" within the region.

This collaborative effort unites startups, universities,...

AI Catalyst Meeting: December 2023
AI Catalyst Meeting: December 2023

A significant gathering of 22 AI enthusiasts in the region recently focused on Responsible AI, identifying four key themes: Standards & Endorsement, Equity, Inclusion, Accessibility, Education, Skills, Jobs, and Trust. These themes will guide efforts to leverage AI for startup creation and other...

AI Catalyst Meeting: November 2023
AI Catalyst Meeting: November 2023

Greater Cincinnati recently hosted its second Responsible AI roundtable, focusing on harnessing AI to foster startup growth and enhance training/education.

This initiative, building on the momentum from the Cintrifuse annual meeting featuring Kroger CIO/CDO Yael Cosset, draws insights from local...