Request for Expression of Interest

NYC Center for Responsible AI

New York City Economic Development Corporation

Publish Date: May 9, 2019

Optional Information Session: May 29, 2018 at 9.30am ET

Questions Deadline: July 15, 2019 by 5pm ET

Response Deadline: August 5, 2019 by 4pm ET

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The Opportunity 

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) is seeking an Operator, team of Operators, or multiple Operators to implement the NYC Center for Responsible AI. This includes a physical space that houses four activities: The Applied Research Lab, Data Collaboratives, Talent and Education Program, and the AI for Good Program. The NYC Center for Responsible AI is a holistic approach to advancing innovation and beneficial uses of data and AI, while ensuring the growth of this industry is done so in a responsible and ethical manner.          

Who should bid

Respondents may be, but are not limited to, corporations, industry groups, nonprofit organizations, academic or research institutions, venture capitalists, incubator managers, or individuals affiliated with relevant organizations.

Next steps
Download RFEI Document
1. Make sure you have the latest document and dates by checking on the NYC EDC page to stay informed of any addenda issued by the city.
2. Send any questions to  
3. Attend the optional information session on May 29, 2018 at 9.30am ET.
4. Submit your response no later than August 5th, 4pm ET.

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Innovative Addresses a future need, explicitly asks for innovation, open to new or different approaches, entities, business models
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