How Austria Shapes its Future with Artificial Intelligence

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Austria's Government is currently working together with the consulting firm Accenture on an Austrian Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy, which is to be finalised by summer 2019. A study shows that a 3 percent economic growth is possible. That much is already known.

Austria becomes leading digitization nation with own AI strategy: Accenture and Schramböck present study on the use of Artificial Intelligence. / Picture: © BMDW Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs / Philipp Hartberger

Under the project name "Mission mit Vision" (Mission with vision), interdepartmental working groups are currently working on seven different topics (see below) - from education and ethics to law and economics.

If we want to make Austria the leading digitisation nation, we must not ignore international technology trends. AI is a key technology for more efficiency and…