Mila Collaborates with MIA Innovation to Support SMEs and Non-Profits through the Use of Artificial Intelligence

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Montreal, March 21, 2024 — Mila and MIA Innovation are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to combine Mila's research expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) with MIA Innovation's practical, personalized approach to training, consulting and customized technological solutions. 


Through this partnership, MIA Innovation will have access to Mila’s wide pool of AI talent and cutting-edge research, in order to contribute to Quebec's innovation ecosystem for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and non-profit organizations, all while working towards the ethical and responsible use of AI.

"This partnership with Mila marks a historic turning point for us. Together, we hope to deploy a new era of responsible innovation for the benefit of SMEs and non-profit organizations. Creating solutions that meet our customers' unique needs ethically and sustainably is one of our core values. We’re confident about what the future holds!" - Marion Félix, Co-Founder and Vice President of MIA Innovation.

“AI has great potential to stimulate innovation and help SMEs and non-profit organizations develop. We are very pleased to welcome MIA Innovation to the Mila community and thus contribute to these organizations’ growth in Quebec.” - Stéphane Létourneau, executive vice-president at Mila

About MIA Innovation

MIA Innovation is a Quebec-based company specializing in the integration of artificial intelligence solutions and custom software development. With a personalized, innovation-focused approach, MIA Innovation aims to transform challenges into opportunities using the latest technologies. MIA offers comprehensive expertise in artificial intelligence: from innovation strategy to the implementation of customized AI technology solutions, training and change management.

MIA Innovation's key asset is its community of experts in information technology and artificial intelligence. This team, both qualified and committed, aspires to make a striking impact through the technological solutions it passionately develops to meet the specific needs of its customers in an ethical and responsible manner.

About Mila

Founded by Professor Yoshua Bengio of the University of Montreal, Mila is the world’s largest academic research center for deep learning, bringing together over 1,200 specialized researchers in machine learning. Based in Montreal and funded in part by the Government of Canada through the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy, Mila's mission is to be a global center for scientific advancements that inspire innovation and the growth of AI for the benefit of all. Mila is a globally recognized non-profit organization for its significant contributions to deep learning, especially in the fields of language modeling, automatic translation, object recognition, and generative models. For more information, visit