The Indo-US Science and Technology Forum’s US India Artificial Intelligence (USIAI) initiative was launched on Wednesday. During the occasion, the secretary, the Department of Science & Technology, Ashutosh Sharma mentioned that it’s needed to scale up the science and technology relationship between India and the United States to resolve issues of each nations and overcome obstacles for progress.
Indo-US relationship within the area of Science & Technology could be very outdated collaborations have resulted in nice advantages for each the nations, he mentioned including that we want to additional scale it up in numerous fields, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) can play a serious function sooner or later.
“We have identified the barriers for growth in India that could be useful for the United States too,” Professor Sharma pointed.
He additionally mentioned that analysis, technology in synthetic intelligence is being promoted and carried out within the nation via a community of 25 technology hubs working as a triple helix set up underneath the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems.
The initiative focuses on AI cooperation in essential areas which can be priorities for each nations.
Jonathan Margolis, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental & Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, mentioned, “The US-India strategic partnership might be strengthened by specializing in AI cooperation in essential areas which can be priorities for each nations.”
The U.S.-India AI Initiative will provide an opportunity for key stakeholder groups to share experiences, identify new R&D areas and opportunities that would benefit from synergistic activities, discuss the emerging AI landscape, and address the challenges of developing an AI workforce.
The ambitious flagship initiative, USIAI, leverages IUSSTF’s unique ability to bring together key stakeholders from India and the United States to create synergies that address challenges and opportunities at the interface of science, technology, and society. Over the next year, IUSSTF will conduct a series of roundtables and workshops to gather input from different stakeholder communities and prepare White Papers that identify technical, research, infrastructure, and workforce opportunities and challenges, and domain-specific opportunities for R&D in healthcare, smart cities, materials, agriculture, energy, and manufacturing.