University-business collaborations are demonstrating the limitless potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in creating solutions to society’s problems.

Global attention has been grabbed by the rapid developments in generative AI technologies – such as ChatGPT and DALL-E, raising concerns about the potential negative impacts on people, jobs and society. But, in its latest member showcasing booklet – Artificial Intelligence: the present and future – we highlight eight exciting examples of partnerships with industry to demonstrate the power of AI when used in creative industries, healthcare and green technology.