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CascadiaPrime Cognition - Germany AI Policy Rollout - under construction

Germany does not appear to have an articulated AI Policy. It seeks a European Union approach to advancing and shaping digitalisation. Artificial intelligence policy development appears to be nascent.


The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking - captures the current capacity of OECD governments to absorb - and exploit - the innovative potential of AI - Germany ranks # 13

  The Oxford Insights Government AI Readiness ranking

Introduction and Overview

  Chancellor Angela Merkel: "There is a very urgent need to develop the Digital Single Market as swiftly as possible" (September 29, 2017)
  Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure
  Federal Government adopts action plan on automated driving
  Federal Ministry of of Education and Research
  The Federal Government
  Lander Research Institutions

Government recognized German institutions that might take leadership roles in German AI Policy Rollout

  The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) Twitter: @DFKI

Other Key German Institutions

  Wiki: German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
  Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
  Fraunhofre IPK - Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology

German AI Landscape

  Asgard: The German AI Startup Landscape (February 2017)
  German Education and Research in 2017 - see Figure 10 (AI investment is small compared with other areas)

German AI Policy News

  Reuters: German military has no plans to acquire robot weapons - general (February 15, 2018)
  Bitkom: Digitalization to wipe out millions of jobs in Germany (February 2, 2018)
  Reuters: Amazon backs German artificial intelligence research hub (artificial intelligence research center in the German university city of Tuebingen)(October 23 2017)
  Chancellor Angela Merkel: "There is a very urgent need to develop the Digital Single Market as swiftly as possible" (September 29, 2017)
  Deutsche Welle - AI News
  ;ARD Hauptstadtstudio Twitter: Report from Berlin @ ARD_BaB

German AI Policy - Other related sources of policy insight

  McKinsey: Smartening up with Artificial Intelligence (April 2017)

German AI Policy - Policy Leaders

  Under Construction