President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron visited the Sorbonne University on the 26th of September, where he presented his vision of the European project and proposed a series of ideas for the European Union.

He shares his reflections and ideas for the future of Europe, presenting 77 proposals and gives real examples of what could be implemented in the EU by 2024. He has some really good ideas but I won’t discuss them in detail. I simply want to point out this President’s commitment to making Europe a leader in technology and to making use of technology to improve people’s lives.

The President said, “I want Europe to take a leading role in this revolution through radical innovation”, this sentence demonstrates the importance of Artificial Intelligence. This area will receive a lot of attention in the next Horizon Europe programme and billions of euros will be invested in it.

The entire speech can be found at http://international.blogs.ouest-france.fr/archive/2017/09/29/macron-sorbonne-verbatim-europe-18583.html

 

 

Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Catedrático en el Área de Ciencias de la Computación e Inteligencia Artificial de la Universidad de Salamanca. Director del Grupo de Investigación BISITE // Full Professor in Area of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at University of Salamanca. Director of the BISITE Research Group

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