Networks and groups

Country Name Brief description
World AI Partnership The Partnership on AI (PAI) is a multi-stakeholder organisation that brings together academics, researchers, civil society organisations, companies building and utilizing AI technology, and other groups working to understand better AI’s impacts. The Partnership was established to study and formulate best practices on AI technologies, to advance the public’s understanding of AI, and to serve as an open platform for discussion and engagement about AI and its influences on people and society.
World The AI Governance Forum The AI Governance Forum is a multi-stakeholders’ platform, open to all interested parties and dedicated to building Human-Trust in AI for the benefit of all. Stakeholders can be from the public or private sector, the scientific community and civil society Topics of interest of the AI Governance Forum are safety and security, data handling and bias, regulations, accountability, transparency, privacy, and impact on the workforce. It contributes to building an open artificial intelligence for the benefit of all. The AI Governance Forum is supported by the Federal Office of Communications OFCOM of the Swiss Confederation.
Europe European AI Alliance The European AI Alliance is a forum engaged in a broad and open discussion of all aspects of AI development and its impacts. The European AI Alliance will form a broad multi-stakeholder platform, which will complement and support the work of the AI High-Level Expert Group (AI HLEG) in particular in preparing draft AI ethics guidelines, and ensuring the competitiveness of the European Region in the burgeoning field of Artificial Intelligence.
Europe High Level Expert Group on AI (AI HLEG) The AI HLEG is a group of 52 experts comprising representatives from the Academia, civil society, as well as industry appointed by the EU Commission to support the implementation of the European Strategy on Artificial Intelligence. This includes the elaboration of recommendations on future-related policy development and ethical, legal and societal issues related to AI, including socio-economic challenges.
Europe CLAIRE CLAIRE is an initiative by the European AI community that seeks to strengthen European excellence in AI research and innovation. To achieve this, CLAIRE proposes the establishment of a pan-European Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence Research in Europe that achieves brand recognition similar to CERN.
Italy AI Task Force (within AGID) The AI task force was set up to discuss the new possibilities offered by AI, in general, in our daily life and, more specifically, in the construction of a new relationship between State and citizens.
UK Select Committee on AI The Select Committee on AI was appointed in 2017 to consider the economic, ethical and social implications of advances in AI, and to make recommendations.
France and Canada International Panel on Artificial Intelligence (IPAI) France and Canada established the IPAI in 2018 with that aim to create a global point of reference for AI research. The IPAI will support and guide the responsible adoption of artificial intelligence, centred on the respect for human rights, inclusion, diversity, innovation and economic growth. Its mission will also be to facilitate international collaboration between the scientific community, industry, civil society, related international organisations and governments.
Austria Austrian Council for Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (ACRAI) The ACRAI is an advisory body set up by the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT). It consists of experts on robotics and AI from research, teaching and business and identifies and discusses current and future opportunities, risks and challenges resulting from the use of robots and autonomous systems (RAS) as well as AI.
Malta Malta.AI Malta.AI is a task force on AI appointed by the Government that is made up of entrepreneurs, academics and experts in the field of AI. It aims to devise a holistic approach on the sector, involving Academia, start-ups and companies, to find ways how to create a sustainable local engine for growth, look into the unknown risks of AI without hindering innovation and economic development, and create a new sector for investment on our shores.
The Netherlands Innovation Centre for Artificial Intelligence The ICAI is an open national network of academic, industrial and governmental partners that is based at Amsterdam Science Park. ICAI will create innovative AI applications, distribute AI-related knowledge for companies and organisations, train corporate employees through dedicated courses and maintain a connection with other world-level science centres. It will also facilitate commercialization by enhancing start-up and spin-outs.
Belgium AI 4 Belgium Coalition The Coalition is a multidisciplinary team supported by the Government to help Belgian people and organisations to capture the opportunities of AI while facilitating the ongoing transition responsibly. Its main objectives are: policy support on Ethics, Regulation, Skills and Competences; Provide Belgian AI cartography; Co-animate Belgian AI community; Collect EU funding and connect EU ecosystems; Propose concrete action for training in AI; Contribute to the uptake of AI technologies by the industry; Make new products and services based on AI technologies emerge.
Switzerland The Mindfire Foundation The Mindfire Foundation is a Swiss non-profit organisation that tackles human-level artificial intelligence to advance cutting-edge research for the benefit of humankind.  In collaboration with its academic and private partners, the Mindfire Foundation implements the Global Robotics and AI Lab (GRAIL). GRAIL is a global research initiative that unites the best researchers to collaborate in both physical and virtual spaces and labs. GRAIL’s mission control has been established at the University of Zurich.
Switzerland Data ethics group (Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services) This is a working group of the Swiss Alliance for Data-Intensive Services, a network for innovative companies, academic institutes and individuals with a focus on data-driven. The goal of the data ethics group is to develop and foster competence regarding ethical issues in data usage, discussing specific industry cases, organizing events with and developing ethical standards for companies and organisations.

Last update: 05/05/2022