Dutch AI Coalition and Strategic Action Plan Artificial Intelligence
State Secretary Mona Keijzer launches Dutch AI Coalition and presents Strategic Action Plan AI of the Dutch Government
65 Organizations, including our company AIRecht, are joining forces to ensure that the Netherlands becomes a major player in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).
Kick-off Dutch AI Coalition
More than 65 parties from the business community, government, education and research institutions and social organizations have joined the Dutch AI Coalition that launched on 8 October 2019. The Dutch AI Coalition (NL AIC) is a public-private partnership that functions as the catalyst for AI in The Netherlands. From leading multinationals IBM, Philips, Seedlink, Rabobank, KLM, Delft University and Amsterdam University, numerous SMEs to the police and knowledge institutions such as TNO and CLAIRE. All parties will work together in an ongoing multidisciplinary effort to ensure that the Netherlands becomes a major player in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and related transformative technologies. Read more about the kick-off here: https://nlaic.com/nieuws/organisaties-slaan-handen-ineen-voor-ai/
AI is the key technology for social and economic opportunities
The Dutch AI Coalition (NL AIC) wants to support AI initiatives in areas of common interest. AI is the key technology for social and economic opportunities, competitive position within Europe and preservation of our current prosperity. For this reason parties from government, business, research and educational institutions and civil society organizations have taken the initiative to set up the NL AIC.
Strategic Action Plan AI of the Dutch Government (SAPAI)
It was a great day for AI-policy and technology driven innovation in The Netherlands. The Strategic Action Plan AI of the Dutch Government (SAPAI) follows a coordinated AI-policy approach on 3 tracks, including the implementation of knowledge and innovation agendas per industry sector (Health, AgriFood, Energy, Mobility, Entertainment & Art, Logistics, Hi-Tech, Education, Defense and Security, Retail, Chemistry) top research in the field of AI, the stimulation of AI entrepreneurship, the promotion of consumer rights and fair digital competition on online platforms, as well as safeguarding public values, human rights and fundamental freedoms through responsible and trustworthy tech, based on our shared European legal and ethical values. In addition, SAPAI addresses conditions such as public awareness, training, use of data, and the required digital infrastructure and last but not least the way in which people and companies can trust that AI will be used with care.
Download the Strategic Action Plan here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/documenten/beleidsnotas/2019/10/08/strategisch-actieplan-voor-artificiele-intelligentie