Harnessing the potential of AI in science to boost Europe’s global competitiveness

1 minute read / December 13, 2023

Today, the Commission published a policy brief on the role and potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in science and innovation.

AI is transforming the scientific landscape at every stage in research. It opens new possibilities, enabling scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery, solve complex problems, and address global challenges.

This document advocates a tailored European Research Area policy to speed up and facilitate the adoption of AI in science, to harnessing the potential of the technology to accelerate breakthroughs, foster innovation and drive economic growth. It builds on existing European R&I and AI policies – most notably the AI Act which is currently discussed by the European Parliament and the Council –and suggests how to translate its transformative potential into reality for science.

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