The UK is ranked number three globally for AI by the Tortoise Media Global AI Index. The government has a strong commitment to developing the talent, the research and the institutions for the nation to become a leader in ethical AI. With a depth of AI talent and top-rated centres for AI research, the UK is number two globally for AI start-ups funded by a mature VC ecosystem. Corporate demand for AI is strong in the financial, healthcare, education and other sectors. As the world increasingly fractures into Chinese, American and European AI techno-nationalism, the UK can continue its historic role at the crossroads of AI tomorrow.
Simon Greenman, Partner, Best Practice AI
CognitiveNations series by SwissCognitive, brings a handful of countries together to discuss the status of research, development, and the operating environment of AI, including technological, ethical, legal and socio-economic aspects. AI experts and leaders provide a high-level overview on the development of AI in their countries, followed by a more detailed exchange across the selected country representatives. The discussion is continued by practical AI examples from experts, revealing hands-on developments, processes, challenges, and achievements.