European AI Systems: Market Roundup, 2Q19

European AI Systems: Market Roundup, 2Q19

This IDC Market Note summarizes noteworthy developments in the European AI systems marketplace in 2Q19, as selected by IDC's European AI practice members."In Europe's AI market, 2Q19 saw increasing focus on ethical issues, particularly around AI explainability. 2Q19 also saw increasing AI-related business activity, as well as efforts by the EC to further bolster Europe's position in AI by investing in skills and innovation," said Jack Vernon, senior research analyst, European AI Systems.

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Executive Snapshot
In This Market Note
Market Moves
Twitter Acquires Fabula AI, a Start-Up that Helps Spot Fake News
Albert Heijn Uses AI to Battle Against Food Waste
Gazprom Neft, IBM Research to Work on Geological Processing AI
Google, Facebook Take the Best AI Brains Out of Europe
MIT Publishes Misleading Research about AI Training
Focus on Outcomes, not Technology — Nesta CEO
Public Sector Initiatives
Estonia Government Ramps Up AI Use
EU Promises to Invest €50M in Skills and Innovation
U.K. FCA to Explore "Explainability" of AI in Consumer Finance
AI Research Should only Receive Funding if Ethical Standards are Met — EC-Appointed Panel
Turing Institute Highlights AI Explainability
IDC's Point of View
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