Last April the OECD published a small paper titled ”Using Artificial Intelligence to help combat COVID-19”. STOA has been also investigating the application of AI in light of the current situation. Unfortunately at present the current generation of AI seems not to have been able to fulfil all its promises as many had hoped. The supercomputing race looks more and more the solution to empower a new generation of AI with a potential upon which not just the scientific Community is speculating. AI and supercomputing have undoubtedly become a geopolitical matter.
This EIF event shall take stock of what it is happening at global level and investigate what Europe is doing vis-a-vis its international trade partners to secure its place as a leader in the this geopolitical tech race.
Pilar del Castillo MEP and EIF Chair
Eva Kaili MEP and EIF Steering Committee Member
Lucilla Sioli, Director of Artificial Intelligence & Digital Industry DG CNECT, European Commission
Dr. Zhou Bin, CTO, Huawei Ascend Computing
Dr. Alessandro Curioni, Head of IBM Research in Europe, Director of the IBM Research Lab in Zurich
Dr. Jacques Bughin, CEO, Machaon Advisory; Advisor, Fortino Capital and Venture Partner, Antler; Professor Solvay Business School
Maria Rosa Gibellini, Director General, European Internet Forum
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