18 Jan 2017

Microsoft donates 7M$ for research at MILA

Microsoft announced a donation of 7 million $ to support research at MILA. The funds will be distributed over five years, with 6 M$ going to Université de Montréal and 1 M$ going to McGill researcher. They also announced their plan to double the size of the Montreal research team at Maluuba, which Microsoft recently acquired, with a focus on natural language processing.
Microsoft blog announcement
Fortune article
UdeM announcement (Fr)