Beyond ChatGPT: Europe Needs to Act Now to Ensure Technological Sovereignty in Next-Generation AI

We co-hosted a half-day event on May 25th at the European Parliament, titled Beyond ChatGPT: How can Europe get in front of the pack on Generative AI Models?, organized by a broad consortium from science and civil society.

The event resulted in a CALL FOR ACTION signed by the speakers in which AI experts “call upon the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the governments of the EU member states to make investments without delay, to protect our technological sovereignty, our shared values, and our future.”

The organizing committee included the HumanE-AI-Net European Network of Centres of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence the International Research Centre on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI) under the auspices of UNESCO, the Confederation of Laboratories for Artificial Intelligence in Europe (CLAIRE), and other ICT-48 networks such as TAILOR, AI4Media, and VISION, and language projects like ELG and ELE.

The event was a success and

Download the statement here.