Discovering the Future
AI Bootcamp
12-week intensive course on Data Science and AI
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General Information
About the Program

FAST AI Bootcamp program aims to structure AI R&D centers, teams and talent pipeline for partner companies. 12-week intensive course on data science and AI (including 3 workshops on developing creative ideas and entrepreneurial innovation, generative algorithms, and reinforcement learning) is designed to provide all the training and resources for participants to effectively transition to and develop a career in data science.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the FAST AI Bootcamp program, the applicant must:

  • Have an elementary knowledge of calculus, linear algebra, probability theory
  • Be familiar with any type of programming language (Python, R, C++, Java, Mathematica, Matlab)
  • Be able to think outside the box
  • Be enthusiastic and motivated to bring ideas to life
  • Be passionate for data science
  • Software development experience is a plus
  • Academic research experience is a plus

Selection Process

  • CV submission
  • Screening
  • Interview


  • Unsupervised learning (K-means, GMM, PCA, etc.)
  • Traditional machine learning (Ridge, LASSO, Decision Tree, Random Forest, etc.)
  • Neural networks (CNN, RNN, etc.)
  • Transfer learning (VGG, ResNet, Word2Vec, BERT, etc.)
  • Scientific entrepreneurship

Benefits for Students
  • Extensive knowledge of fundamental algorithms and methodology in data science
  • Participation in a scientific entrepreneurship workshop held by experts from Flagship Pioneering
  • Participation in networking events and meetings with local and foreign field experts
  • Focus on practical experience in working on an industrial R&D project
  • Opportunity to be interviewed by partner companies to get a job offer


Merit-based scholarships are available!

  • 5 full scholarships
  • 10 partial scholarships (50%)

Participation fee is $250
Senior Science Advisor, Flagship Pioneering
Senior Research Associate (Data Scientist), ASCENT
Data Science Expert, FAST
Research Associate (Data Scientist), ASCENT