USA and India decide on a significant partnership3. February 2023
USA and India decide on a significant partnership
The US and India announced the launch of a partnership aimed at strengthening joint efforts and cooperation related to military and advanced computing technologies, including artificial intelligence.
The US-India Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies could help countries compete against China in AI, defense and other areas.
The White House published the following details, among others: The agreement
• Covers a wide range of areas, from defense innovation and technology collaboration to semiconductor supply chains, space and next-generation telecommunications.
• sees the establishment of a partnership between the U.S. in the case of cooperation in the AI segments. National Science Foundation and India-based science agencies. International collaborations in areas such as “artificial intelligence, quantum technologies and advanced wireless communications” are listed.
• Another initiative would draw from global efforts to create common benchmarks and standards for “trustworthy AI”. This would be done, according to the plan, by coordinating the “development of multi-stakeholder consensus standards to ensure those standards and benchmarks are aligned with democratic values.”