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During the first round of Long-term Programmes (KIC 2020-2023), the NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) selected two strategy-driven consortiums. The NWO is giving…
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a theme that crosses national borders. Therefore, the Netherlands must be well positioned in an international/European context to reap the…
The Utrecht region is going to set up the ‘AI Hub Central Netherlands. The hub will be the contact point for companies and knowledge…
The Limburg region is kicking off the Brightlands AI hub, with the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen at the center of it all….
The netherlands AI Coalition (NL AIC) and the Innovation Center for Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) are strengthening their ties. The organisations are committed to developing…
The AI-hub Brainport encompasses the AI ecosystem around Eindhoven, Helmond, Den Bosch, Tilburg and Breda. The AI-hub Brainport brings companies, education and knowledge institutions…
Maarten van Steen talks about his work as chairman of the working group Research and Innovation of the Netherlands AI Coalition. Since the launch…
The Northern Netherlands region is setting up the AI Hub Northern Netherlands, a new network organization that is bringing together companies, knowledge institutions and…

Building blocks

The NL AIC collaborates on the necessary common knowledge and expertise, resulting in five themes, also called building blocks. Those are important for a robust impact in economic and social sectors.


AI is a generic technology that is ultimately applicable in all sectors. For the development of knowledge and experience in the use of AI in the Netherlands, it is essential to focus on specific industries that are relevant to our country. These industries can achieve excellent results, and knowledge and experience that can be leveraged for application in other sectors.

Become a participant

The Netherlands AI Coalition is convinced that active collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders is essential to stimulate and connect initiatives in Artificial Intelligence. Within fields of expertise and with other stakeholders in the ecosystem to achieve the most significant result possible in the development and application of AI in the Netherlands. Representatives from the business community (large, small, start-up), government, research and educational institutions and civil society organisations can participate.
Interested? For more information, see the page about participation.