EU and Japan soon to be AI partners?

EU and Japan soon to be AI partners?

4. July 2023 0 By Horst Buchwald

EU and Japan soon to be AI partners?

Brussels, 4.7.2023

The European Union and Japan have announced that they are seeking a partnership in the field of artificial intelligence. The partnership is part of the EU’s plan to reduce its dependence on Chinese technology.

Commissioner Thierry Breton said the initiative will include the formation of an EU-Japan Digital Partnership Council. This council will work on projects in high-priority areas such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and semiconductors.

The recent supply chain crisis has prompted governments in Europe to reconsider their strategy for key technology products such as semiconductors, which will be used to train AI models and power the smart devices of the future.

EU countries have previously said they intend to de-risk their economies to China, a concept different from that of the US. declared the intention to decouple from Chinese technology products.

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