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Societal impact and digital divide

This research topic covers areas such as

  • digital addictions
  • digital support to ageing population: including multilingualism, accessibility, speed of network and disability
  • social implications of digital revolution
  • digital services in developing countries
  • digital literacy

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EU has comparative advantage in autonomous robotics, AI services

While the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be dominated by the US and China, the EU has a worldwide revealed comparative advantage in several sophisticated AI-related sectors, the latest AI Watch Index reveals.

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