The CETA agreement between the European Union and Canada opens new opportunities for Slovenian companies and organizations in the economic, scientific-research and academic fields. Interesting results of research work between Slovenia and Canada and related opportunities in the field of scientific research will be discussed by Dr. Masha Jazbec and Ty Shattuck.


Trbovlje, Slovenia and Hamilton, Burlington, Canada April 4, 2022 - The use of artificial intelligence and robotics is on the rise and brings innovative solutions in medicine, replacing even waiters and receptionists in hotel complexes, in manufacturing and much more. Their abilities go beyond what most of us can even imagine.


Maša Jazbec, originally from Trbovlje, is the first Slovenian woman with a Japanese doctorate in intermedia art from the University of Tsukuba. Head of the DDTlab research laboratory working in the field of cybernetics, virtualization, BCI systems and robotics. At the same time, she strives to implement the Trbovlje New Media City project, through which she wants to combine technology, science, art and economic initiative and achieve a breakthrough in all these areas, while offering the city and its inhabitants a new identity.


One of Canada's leading innovation centers, McMaster Innovation Park, supports startups, businesses and research and offers a space where ideas and visions come true. The main person behind the institution is CEO Ty Shattuck. Prior to joining the MIP team, he held senior positions in digital media, aerospace and capital investment projects. Thanks to many years of experience in the technology sector, today MIP helps inventors, researchers, entrepreneurs and high-tech organizations to turn their innovative ideas into business reality.


The CETA agreement between Slovenia and Canada opens up opportunities in the economic, scientific research and academic fields, which means that Slovenian research companies can also present their high-tech innovations and scientific research at the international level. On Thursday, April 7, 2022 (1:00 p.m. (EST) / 7:00 p.m. (CET), Dr. Maša Jazbec and Mr. Ty Shattuck will talk about research and opportunities for cooperation between Slovenia and Canada in the field of artificial intelligence, technology and their work.


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