Category Artifical Intelligence IA

MIT’s “Innovators Under 35” EU Summit in Paris reaffirms European innovative potential

On any given day, the halls of the world’s biggest start-up campus, Station F, are filled with enthusiastic entrepreneurs and tech-prodigies. This time was no different and yet it was: on the 4th of December, MIT Technology Review, in partnership with BNP Paribas, organised their annual “Innovators under 35” Europe summit. Each year 35 carefully […]

AI doet intrede bij de Franse overheid

Op 21 novembre jl maakte de Franse staatssecretaris voor digitale zaken, Mounir Mahjoubi, de winnaars bekend van een call door en voor de Franse overheid die als doel heeft om publieke diensten dankzij AI te verbeteren. “Van de 52 ingediende dossiers zijn er zes geselecteerd voor 2019”. Mounir Mahjoubi was bijzonder ingenomen met dit succes. Deelname aan […]

The national French AI strategy reveals detailed research plans

In March 2018 France presented its national AI strategy “AI for Humanity”, based on a report by Villani, and declared they had allocated a 1,5 billion euros budget over Macron’s term – which is another 4 years. On the 28th of November, France’s Secretary of State for Digital Affairs – Mounir Mahjoubi – and Minister […]

AI & Ethics: France organizes public consultation

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to change the world as we know it. On the one hand, it can improve our lives for the better. By learning from our (vast amounts of) data, AI can provide innovative solutions to complex problems. Precision medicine and autonomous driving are on the horizon. On the other hand, […]

France accelerates AI Strategy by appointing national coordinator: Bertrand Pailhès

Last March president Macron presented the report “AI for Humanity”, the French strategy to becoming a leading country in the field of artificial intelligence. The government has been actively gathering the right people, funds and information to launch the plan (see the timeline below). On Monday the 24th of September an important next step was […]

Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab: eerste autonoom (deel-)voertuig van Europa de openbare weg op

Sinds kort rijden de eerste autonome deelvoertuigen op de openbare weg in Frankrijk, hetgeen betekent in een mixed traffic situatie. Dit is een project van het Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab, een samenwerking van Transdev, Renault en de verzekeraar Matmut. Op de Erasmus-Descartes Conferentie over artificial intelligence op 15 en 16 november a.s. in Parijs zal Frédéric Saffroy dit […]

News: French hospitals launch new mission for the development of AI in healthcare

On 5 September 2018 the Hospital Federation of France (FHF) launched a new mission for the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) applied to healthcare. The objective is to stimulate and support projects that use new technologies in order to prepare for their impact on the sector. Cyrille Politi, digitalization advisor at the FHF, emphasizes the importance to […]