03 May '17, 3am

Singapore boosts AI research with new government initiative

A new programme that aims to boost Artificial Intelligence capabilities in Singapore, AI.SG, has been announced by Yaacob Ibrahim, minister of communications and information. In his speech at Innovfest Unbound 2017, Yaacob announced the programme, a joint partnership between the National Research Foundation (NRF), Smart Nation and Digital Government Office, Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), SGInnovate and the Integrated Health Systems. The new programme will do three things according to Ibrahim:” One, address major challenges that affect society and industry, two, invest in deep capabilities to catch the next wave of scientific innovation and three, grow AI innovation and adoption in companies.” The NRF will invest up to $150m over five years in AI.SG. “AI.SG builds on the current AI knowledge and capabilities that we ...

Full article: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2017/05/03/singapore-boosts-a...

Tweets

Singapore to invest over $100 million in A.I. in next five years in smart nation, innovation hub push

Singapore to invest over $100 million in A.I. i...

cnbc.com 03 May '17, 4am

First, a national program called AI.SG from a partnership between six government agencies: the NRF, the Smart Nation and D...

Singapore to launch data science consortium and...

e27.co 03 May '17, 5am

e27 Engineering is hiring :) Exciting product for startup community! e27 Engineering is hiring :) Exciting product for sta...

Singapore to invest over $100 million in A.I. in next five years in smart nation, innovation hub push #cnbc

Singapore to invest over $100 million in A.I. i...

First, a national program called AI.SG from a partnership between six government agencies: the NRF, the Smart Nation and D...

Singapore looks for answers to key challenges i...

zdnet.com 03 May '17, 2pm

The Singapore government is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and data science for answers, as it introduces new ini...

Singapore looks for answers to key challenges i...

zdnet.com 03 May '17, 2pm

The Singapore government is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and data science for answers, as it introduces new ini...

'It's important no one gets left behind': Singa...

theguardian.com 02 May '17, 12pm

J acqueline Poh, founding chief executive of Singapore’s Government Technology Agency (GovTech), doesn’t have long to chat...

'It's important no one gets left behind': Singa...

theguardian.com 02 May '17, 8am

J acqueline Poh, founding chief executive of Singapore’s Government Technology Agency (GovTech), doesn’t have long to chat...

'It's important no one gets left behind': Singa...

theguardian.com 02 May '17, 6am

J acqueline Poh, founding chief executive of Singapore’s Government Technology Agency (GovTech), doesn’t have long to chat...

Singapore's artificial intelligence capabilitie...

channelnewsasia.com 03 May '17, 2am

SINGAPORE: The National Research Foundation (NRF) will be investing up to S$150 million into a new national programme aime...

The Numbers Are In: Corporate Generosity Boosts Employee Engagement

The Numbers Are In: Corporate Generosity Boosts...

triplepundit.com 02 May '17, 7am

Better productivity. When employees feel like their goals are aligned with the company’s goals, productivity is naturally ...

Singapore

techinasia.com 04 May '17, 1am

Up to S$150m boost for Singapore's artificial intelligence push

Up to S$150m boost for Singapore's artificial i...

businesstimes.com.sg 03 May '17, 10pm

UP to S$150 million will be committed to AI.SG, a new national programme that seeks to boost Singapore's capabilities in a...

Co-founder's Dr. Lipa Roitman and Yaron Golgher...

facebook.com 04 May '17, 10am

To help personalize content, tailor and measure ads, and provide a safer experience, we use cookies. By clicking or naviga...

AI Predicts Heart Attacks and Strokes More Accu...

spectrum.ieee.org 01 May '17, 5pm

Here at The Human OS , we are slightly obsessed with matchups between artificial intelligence and doctors. In many experim...

Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide...

sg.finance.yahoo.com 01 May '17, 2am

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans and Democrats forged a hard-won agreement Sunday night on a huge $1 trillion-...