HumanE-AI-Net: HumanE AI Network

Status: Active Start:
01/09/2020
End:
31/08/2023

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The HumanE AI Net brings together top European research centers, universities and key industrial champions into anetwork of centers of excellence that goes beyond a narrow definition of AI and combines world leading AI competence withkey players in related areas such as HCI, cognitive science, social sciences and complexity science. This is crucial todevelop a truly Human Centric brand of European AI. We will leverage the synergies between the involved centers ofexcellence to develop the scientific foundations and technological breakthroughs needed to shape the AI revolution in adirection that is beneficial to humans both individually and societally, and adheres to European ethical values and social,cultural, legal, and political norms. The core challenge is the development of robust, trustworthy AI capable of what understanding humans, adapting to complex real-world environments, and appropriately interacting in complex socialsettings. The aim is to facilitate AI systems that enhance human capabilities and empower individuals and society as a wholewhile respecting human autonomy and self-determination. The HumanE AI Net project will engender the mobilization of aresearch landscape far beyond direct project funding, involve and engage European industry, reach out to relevant socialstakeholders, and create a unique innovation ecosystem that provides a many fold return on investment for the Europeaneconomy and society. We will make the results of the research available to the European AI community through the AI4EUplatform and a Virtual Laboratory, develop a series of summer schools, tutorials and MOOCs to spread the knowledge,develop a dedicated innovation ecosystem for transforming research and innovation into an economic impact and value forsociety, establish an industrial Ph.D. program and involve key industrial players from sectors crucial to European economy inresearch agenda definition and results evaluation in relevant use cases.

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