The financial sector is the second largest source of income in the Canadian economy. Over the last few years, machine learning and advanced quantitative techniques are disrupting our environment. As a result, there is an increase in demand for qualified professionals who know how and where to implement these advanced tools, yet there is still an increasing gap in training and education for professionals in the field or aspiring to enter the field.



Call for candidates Fin-ML CREATE scholarship competition, January 2024

The call for candidates for our CREATE program on Machine Learning in Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics is now open for all levels : undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellowships.

Deadline for application : Sunday, 22 October 2023, at 11:59 PM EST.

To learn more about our different programs and APPLY, click here.


Join us for Fin-ML's 5-year Anniversary!

The Fin-ML’s 5-year milestone event will be held on 7-8 November 2023, in Montreal.

This event will highlight research and achievements to date, as well as the trends observed in the market following the application of various machine learning models in banking, insurance & investments.

Registration deadline : Friday, November 3rd


By assembling a strong team of internationally renowned researchers across Canada, a remarkable support from major financial institutions, and a notable backing from the Institute for Data Valorization (IVADO) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Fin-ML seeks to form a new generation of finance professionals to meet the modeling and implementation needs of the quantitative spectrum of the Canadian financial industry and contribute to its global competitiveness.


A team
of experts

Our diversified team is composed of researchers, students and professionals with an internationally recognized scientific expertise covering a wide spectrum of fields at the crossroads of mathematics, computer science, artificial intelligence, business analytics and quantitative finance applications.



We offer several activities (workshops, conferences, seminars, etc..) geared towards finance students and professionals seeking to understand and implement innovative machine learning techniques.


Three types
of Scholarships

Our NSERC-CREATE Program in Machine Learning in Quantitative Finance and Business Analytics is offered through a competition to students in participating universities across Canada.

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Collaborative Research

We aim to conduct and implement innovative and multidisciplinary collaborative research projects, small or large in scale, in order to offer our researchers multiple opportunities for industrial experience.