AI Jumpstart is an innovative pilot program assisting Massachusetts firms to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance their businesses. This novel program funds new computing infrastructure at Northeastern and connects industry partners with world-class facilities and researchers across several AI disciplines. The program connects interested industry partners with world-class computing facilities and leading-edge researchers with expertise in several AI disciplines and incorporates AI and machine learning tools and techniques into businesses across a wide range of industries.
The AI Jumpstart Program is a partnership between MassTech and Northeastern based on a 15-year history of collaboration with a demonstrated track record of successful investments in university-based research and development projects that engage industry.
AI Jumpstart builds upon the $25M investment made by DARPA in Colosseum, the world’s largest radio frequency emulator at Northeastern’s Burlington Campus, allowing researchers to conduct groundbreaking research at the intersection of AI and systems/technologies such as 5G, drones, smart cities, and mobile edge computing by utilizing the massive datasets generated by Colosseum.