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France and the Netherlands join forces for long-term AI cooperation

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France and the Netherlands are about to intensively cooperate in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The national AI institutes of both countries will jointly investigate how SMEs can make the best use of AI; the two countries will share agricultural data to increase the possibilities of AI for farmers; entrepreneurs and researchers who want to apply for EU subsidies for new inventions can count on more support from both governments.

These and other agreements were made during the first digital innovation mission to France, from 25 to 27 January 2021. Led by State Secretary Mona Keijzer (Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate) and her French colleague Cédric O, 160 Dutch and 120 French entrepreneurs and researchers discussed how they can intensify their cooperation.

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Both the Netherlands and France have a national organisation within which governments, entrepreneurs and researchers want to get the most out of AI. The Netherlands has the Netherlands AI Coalition; France the Hub France IA. These institutes will work together to ensure that as many entrepreneurs and researchers as possible can benefit from of AI. They will focus on SMEs, start-ups and scale-ups. They will also investigate whether AI products should be given a label that guarantees their high standard.

Read the full report (Dutch only) on the website of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate with more information about the results of the online innovation mission with Dutch and French entrepreneurs and researchers.


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