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The AI Growth Capital of Europe : Mayor of London

London: The AI Growth Capital of Europe

Mayor of London

Published, June 2018

The Mayor of London releases a report which highlights London’s strengths to be a European leader in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology.

The research finds that London already has more AI companies of other urban hubs in Europe and continues to grow at a faster rate than other companies. London also has a good talent pool, increasingly high levels of investment (including from the national government) and a strong network of expertise in AI ethics.

Understanding the areas of London’s strength in developing AI will help the Mayor of London make strategic decisions about how to best support the AI sector.

Consultation on the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation : DCMS

Consultation on the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

DCMS

Published, 13 June 2018

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport opens a consultation requesting views on the governance and regulation of the use of data and artificial intelligence.

The consultation broadly aims to establish views on the way the Centre for Data Ethics will operate and the areas of work that should be a priority. The consultation closes on 5 September 2018.

Commission proposes EU digital programme : European Commission

Commission proposes €9.2 billion investment in first ever digital programme

European Commission

Published, 6 June 2018

The European Commission has proposed plans to set up a Digital Europe Programme.

The programme will receive €9.2 billion and will aim to strengthen digital transformation and tackle digital challenges in five main areas: supercomputers, AI, cybersecurity and trust, digital skills and use of digital technology across society and the economy.

 

Artificial Intelligence: real public engagement : RSA

Artificial Intelligence: real public engagement

RSA

Published, 31 May 2018

This report addresses how citizens should be engaged with the ethics that surrounds artificial intelligence.

The report suggests that for AI to be used in the best interest of society, the individuals who make up society must have a voice and be involved in discussions about its use.

Challenges of AI and data in research : The Alan Turing Institute

Growing the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence

The Alan Turing Institute

Published, 22 May 2018

The Alan Turing Institute publishes report outlining eight research challenges where data science and artificial intelligence could potentially have a disruptive effects. These are primarily within the areas of science society and the economy.

Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare and research : Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare and research

Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Published, May 2018

This report explores how AI is currently being used in healthcare and its potential future uses.

The report identifies AI being used as part of clinical care to detect diseases as well as in patient facing applications such as health assessment apps. It highlights that AI can be used to drive innovation in the healthcare sector but there ethical issues such as safety and transparency which must be considered.

Advance artificial intelligence for growth : PwC

Advance artificial intelligence for growth: Leveraging AI and robotics for India’s economic transformation

PwC

Published, 27 April 2018

This PWC report highlights the socio-economic benefits India could reap from the growth of AI.

The report identifies applications such as the use of AI to protect economic sectors and infrastructure and improved safety for humans by allowing robots to perform unsafe jobs.

Ethical, social and political challenges of artificial intelligence in health : Future Advocacy

Ethical, social and political challenges of artificial intelligence in health

Future Advocacy

Published, 6 April 2018

This Future Advocacy report describes the ethical, social and political challenges posed by the use of AI in health and medical research.

This report underlines the importance of consent, fairness and rights in addressing the challenges posed by AI to health and care.

Notes from the AI frontier : McKinsey & Company

Notes from the AI frontier: Applications and value of deep learning

McKinsey & Company

Published, April 2018

The wide-reaching use and potential economic impact of advanced AI techniques are discussed in this report by McKinsey.

The report analyses 400 use cases that cover 19 industry sectors and highlights the possible value of AI for each sector, as well as the limitations and barriers to uptake of AI.

AI Sector Deal : BEIS

AI Sector Deal

BEIS

Published, 26 April 2018

The UK government, industry and academic institutions announce nearly £1 billion of funding to support the development of artificial intelligence technologies in the UK.

The investment will realise goals set out in the 2017 review of the UK’s AI sector by building a skilled workforce and increasing access to data through purpose-built infrastructure.

Robotics and artificial intelligence research and development : Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Robotics and artificial intelligence research and development: preferred option

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Published, 19 April 2018

This report presents the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s view point on the approach to Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (RAI) technology research and development.

The use of RAI could make the process of nuclear decommissioning cheaper, safer, more efficient and reduce impact on the environment but further research and development is required.

The automation readiness index : The Economist Intelligence Unit

The automation readiness index: Who is ready for the coming wave of automation?

The Economist Intelligence Unit

Published, 23 April 2018

The Automation Readiness Index seeks to identify ideal policy responses to intelligent automation and to measure how different national policies match these ideals.

The index illustrates the different levels of preparedness among the 25 countries included in the index, as well as showcases potential effects that automation may have.