Mila > Partnerships

Our Mandate

The Partnerships team’s core mission is to foster relationships with the industry by developing partnerships between the Mila community and a range of organizations to accelerate scientific, social and economic innovation in AI.

Collaborative research projects

Interact with the industry and grow professionally by collaborating on research projects with companies during the course of your studies

Scientist-in-residence program

Helping promising Quebec startups in their technological development.


Mila Emerging Startup Program

Support the launch of startups 

Partnership Privileges

Mila’s Talent and Training

  • Internship opportunities are distributed to Mila students on a priority basis
  • Have access to recruiting events organized by Mila
  • Have privileged access to training sessions offered by Mila

Mila’s Ecosystem and startups

  • Have access to the coworking space and other common areas at Mila 
  • Have priority to submit requests to hold meetings or events at Mila 
  • Are updated on business opportunities represented by Mila startups

Mila’s Technological Know-How

  • Have access to information and expertise on the new advanced frameworks and computing power technologies developed for machine learning

Mila’s Research and Scientific Gatherings

  • Informed about the most recent research trends and directions and publications in preparation
  • Have access to Mila’s internal scientific presentations and are informed of external scientific events

Brand Association

  • Can report the existence of their partnership with Mila
  • Can use Mila’s logo on their website

How To Collaborate With Mila

Potential Avenues

  • Collaborative Fundamental and Applied AI research projects
    • Mila startups initiatives
  • Contribute to technical, ecosystem and computing power access
  • AI for Humanity initiative
    • Contribute to AI for good projects

Research Project Types

  • Fundamental research projects with Mila professors
    • Follow our “open science” research framework
  • Datasets have to be made publicly available 
  • Applied AI research projects with ART team
    • Data can remain private
    • Focus on high impact project at the frontier between fundamental research and applications 

Industrial Partners

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Collaborating Institutions

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Our Team

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