EU AI White Paper

European AI white paper: On 19 February 2020, the European Commission published a white paper aiming to foster a European ecosystem of excellence and trust in AI and the Commision published a report on the safety and liability aspects of AI. The white paper proposes:

  • Measures that will streamline research, foster collaboration between Member States and increase investment into AI development and deployment;
  • Policy options for a future EU regulatory framework that would determine the types of legal requirements that would apply to relevant actors, with a particular focus on high-risk applications.

Until June 14 2020 the white paper is undergoing an open, public consultation process.



Ethics Guidelines

Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI: The European Commision appointed AI High Level Expert Group (AI HLEG) support the implementation of the European strategy on Artificial Intelligence. In the report they provide guidelines that should be followed to ensure the trustworthynes of Europen developed and implemented AI.



The beginning of a Strategic Agenda for a European AI Public Private Partnership: In June 2019 euRobotics and BDVA (the Big Data Value Association) published a joint Strategic Agenda for a European AI Public Private Partnership (PPP). The objective of strategic agenda is to bring together the stakeholders from the European AI Innovation Ecosystem to achieve a consensus on the way forward in advancing AI in Europe developing strong foundations for a European Public-Private Partnership on AI.

AI Watch definitions

AI Watch - Defining Artificial Intelligence: The AI Watch initiative by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission monitors European Union’s industrial, technological and research capacity in AI; AI-related policy initiatives in the Member States; uptake and technical developments of AI; and AI impact. They have  released a report with proposals for taxonomy and keywords for AI to be used for this monitoring.

IP and Artificial Intelligence

IP and Artificial Intelligence: AI is entering the fields of art and culture with paintings produced by algorithms and music composed by machines. The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission have published a report where they discuss the possible implications of the adoption of AI in the intellectual property framework and open questions for reflection.