The International Research Center in AI – IRCAI (Slovenia), the Data-Pop Alliance (USA), the ELLIS Unit Alicante Foundation (Spain), the Knowledge 4 All Foundation (UK), the UNESCO Chair in Analytics and Data Science at University of Essex, and the Regional Center for Studies on the Development of the Information Society – CETIC (Brazil) under the auspices of UNESCO have established NAIXUS – a global network of AI centres of excellence for sustainable development.

The founding partners and all members are dedicated to connecting the best researchers and projects and helping them build a community dedicated to solving sustainability challenges by facilitating international research collaboration.

The initial partners are coming from Slovenia, Australia, Andorra, Brazil, Chile, Finland, France, Ghana, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, UK and USA.

Scientific partners include:

  1. International Research Centre in Artificial Intelligence under the auspices of UNESCO (IRCAI)
  2. Aboitiz Data Innovation
  3. Advanced International Center for Smart Decision Science Applications based on Blockchain And Artificial Intelligence (BAIA)
  4. African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)
  5. AI Laboratory at the University of the Witwatersrand (RAIL)
  6. Andorra Research + Innovation
  7. Artificial Intelligence Policies Association
  8. Bio-Robotics Laboratory, National Autonomous University of Mexico
  9. Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research
  10. Data Scientists Network Foundation
  11. Data-Pop Alliance
  12. ELLIS Unit Alicante Foundation
  13. Eötvös Loránd University
  14. Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
  15. Icelandic Institute for Intelligence Machines
  16. International Computer Science Institute (ICSI)
  17. Kabarak University
  18. Knowledge 4 All Foundation
  19. Masakhane Foundation
  20. National Cheng Kung University
  21. Northeastern University, Northeastern Civic A.I.
  22. Queensland University of Technology
  23. Regional Center for Studies on the Development of the Information Society (CETIC)
  24. Tanzania AI Lab & Community
  25. The Alan Turing Institute
  26. The Hague University of Applied Sciences
  27. TU Delft, Digital Ethics Centre
  28. Research ICT Africa
  29. UNICEF headquarters
  30. University College London, Centre for Artificial Intelligence
  31. University Islamabad of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (COMSATS)
  32. University of Cape Coast
  33. University of Edinburgh
  34. University of Essex
  35. University of Gothenburg
  36. University of Leeds
  37. University of Pretoria
  38. University of Tuscia
  39. University of Ljubljana
  40. University of Gabes
  41. University of Monastir