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Old-fashioned sails on modern seagoing vessels? That’s not exactly practical. Fortunately, there is also a modern alternative to canvas sails: turbosails. Working from that…
The new selection of the most promising Dutch AI startups in the European AI Startup Landscape was presented at the Dutch AI Congress. That…
On 21 March 2023, the nationwide AiNed MIT call for the support of AI projects by SMEs was issued by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency…
Mental healthcare is the prime example of a domain where human therapists can make a difference, because effective treatment needs a sympathetic ear from…
An AI application that is capable of not only quickly analysing data from heart traces but then also indicating the probability of a serious…
A broad coalition of infrastructure parties warned in 2021 that there is structurally too little funding to make Dutch infrastructure secure, reliable and future-proof….
Rijkswaterstaat partnered up with the FruitPunch AI community to improve remote inspection of dutch infrastructure using drone image data and increase the efficiency of…
January 19th 2022, during this year’s virtual Swedish Innovation Days, the updated version of the European AI (Artificial Intelligence) landscape has been presented. The…

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.