Artificial intelligence holds great potential for the European economy and AI applications are expected to bring numerous benefits for citizens and small businesses. But the adoption of AI technologies poses a particular challenge for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), and the potential of these technologies will only materialise if SMEs are properly supported in their AI transition.
Thanks to continued efforts such as training teachers and supporting activity organisers, EU Code Week saw a continued expansion in 2019. EU Code Week is a grassroots initiative supported by the European Commission to help bring coding and computational thinking into the day-to-day work of classrooms worldwide as a part of the EU Digital Education Action plan.
The “Copernicus and Artificial Intelligence” workshop will talk about EU programmes, as well as the challenges and opportunities of connecting Copernicus, its data assets and stakeholders to the digital world.
MEPs want a strong set of rights to protect consumers in the context of artificial intelligence and automated decision-making.
Members of the Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament have sent letters today to the European Commission as well as to the European Data Protection Board (EDBP) requesting them to look into the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement and intelligence authorities in the EU.
Eörs Szathmáry, professor of biology at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, underlined in a recent video interview the importance of basic research behind any exciting technological development. He explains how his EU-funded project, Insight, largely contributed to the advancement of research on neurodynamics and its applications on robotics.
Leading representatives of Europe’s technology industries are meeting in innovation capital Stockholm for an unforgettable event combining insightful debate, tech exploration and new connections – all centring on how technological progress can shape a future that’s good for Europe.
Representing the technology companies spearheading the development of industrial AI, Orgalim has now published its ‘Manifesto for a European Agenda on Industrial AI’ – calling on policymakers at EU and national level to prioritise action in support of Europe’s technology industries as providers of world-leading trustworthy AI solutions for the global market.