Moscow, November 15 - Neftegaz.RU.
Russian blue chips including Gazprom Neft
, Yandex, Sberbank and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) have established the country’s 1st ever cross-industry alliance to develop artificial intelligence, under a Cooperation Agreement signed by senior management from these organisations at Eastern Europe’s biggest artificial intelligence (AI) forum, Artificial Intelligence Journey.
This cooperation between Russia’s leading technology
companies is aimed at their achieving leading positions on global markets in AI, with the parties joining forces in developing technologies and working on developing AI-based products and services.
The AI-Russia Alliance will facilitate joint activities in simplifying the implementation of AI technologies, allowing companies to become involved in developing a regulatory framework for unmanned automotive and air transport as well as legislation governing commercial and personal data.
«Developing and actively implementing AI technologies is one of the most urgent challenges facing the Russian economy. And the Alliance is well placed to become an effective instrument in addressing these, bringing together companies from various industries, already in possession of skills and competencies in artificial intelligence. We expect this to have a synergistic effect, opening up new opportunities for developing
this technology in our country», said Alexander Dyukov Chairman of the Management Board, Gazprom Neft.