What can AI mean for your company?

March 28, 2018

Following Emmanuel Macron's election, France has seen an increased push towards establishing a favorable start-up and technology atmosphere with the current focus shifting to Artificial Intelligence. While this is a robust issue that encompasses action in both the private sector, with the establishment of AI enterprises in France, and the public sector, with the offering of eventual incentives and increased support of AI education, here’s a breakdown of the key implications:

What Macron’s March 29th announcement could mean for your company:

While AI may replace certain jobs in the short-term, the long-term growth potential of the industry is significant. AI will allow businesses to market in ways that are more pertinent and innovative, beginning with human insight and extending that with powerful automation.

France has and will have in the future trained, talented & sought-after graduates that could help your company further its AI implementation through the FACC’s J1 visa program.

French Universities are once again recognized as leaders in mathematics and X, standouts being the Ecole Polytechnique & Ecole National Superieur among numerous others.

Investment in the sector is at an all-time high, following Macron’s 1,5 billion pledge which will primarily go towards artificial intelligence research in an effort remain competitive with France’s American, European and Chinese competitors.  

Learn more about machine intelligence and register for our April 17th event with keynote speaker Stephan Mallard.

A few of the FACC-NYC member organizations working on various applications of artificial intelligence, include Yseop, Capgemini, Orange, Triana Group and Knomai. Keep an eye on our events page for upcoming conferences in the tech, startups and entrepreneur category.