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The Grand Challenges

The Industrial Strategy sets out Grand Challenges to put the UK at the forefront of the industries of the future, ensuring that the UK takes advantage of major global changes, improving people’s lives and the country’s productivity.

They can be seen as new industries in their own right, but they are also transforming business models across many sectors as they deploy vast datasets to identify better ways of doing complex tasks – from helping doctors diagnose medical conditions more effectively to allowing people to communicate across the globe using instantaneous speech recognition and translation software.

Ageing populations will create new demands for technologies, products and services, including new care technologies, new housing models and innovative savings products for retirement.

Ageing society video We will maximise the advantages for UK industry from the global shift to clean growth – through leading the world in the development, manufacture and use of low carbon technologies, systems and services that cost less than high carbon alternatives.

The UK’s road and rail network could dramatically reduce carbon emissions and other pollutants, congestion could be reduced through higher-density use of road space enabled by automated vehicles, and mobility could be available when we want it, where we want it and how we want it.

News

The news of new council members comes as UK Government celebrates the first anniversary of the AI Sector Deal as part of the modern Industrial Strategy - a billion-pound joint government and industry deal to put the nation at the forefront of emerging technologies and realise the full potential of AI to the economy.

Since its launch in 2018, the AI Sector Deal has established the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, announced 16 new Centres for Doctoral Training at universities across the UK (including Cardiff) to deliver 1,000 new PhDs over the next five years, and developed the first wave of industry funding for new AI Masters places at leading UK institutions.

Cardiff academic joins UK’s AI Council

A leading Cardiff University academic is to join the AI Council - an independent expert committee helping to supercharge the UK’s artificial intelligence sector.

The news of new council members comes as UK Government celebrates the first anniversary of the AI Sector Deal as part of the modern Industrial Strategy - a billion-pound joint government and industry deal to put the nation at the forefront of emerging technologies and realise the full potential of AI to the economy.

We are home to some of the world’s finest academic institutions, landing record levels of investment to the sector and attracting the best global tech talent, but we must not be complacent,”

Since its launch in 2018, the AI Sector Deal has established the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation, announced 16 new Centres for Doctoral Training at universities across the UK (including Cardiff) to deliver 1,000 new PhDs over the next five years, and developed the first wave of industry funding for new AI Masters places at leading UK institutions.

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