Egypt to launch second phase of National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence



Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 02:23 GMT


Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 02:23 GMT

CAIRO – 25 December 2023: Egypt is in discussions on the second phase of the National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology and the National Council for Artificial Intelligence’s Chairman, announced in during a meeting they held last week.

Talaat explained that the second phase of the strategy aims to improve the national artificial intelligence index by implementing several initiatives across 6 sectors: governance, environment, information infrastructure, data, human resources, and technology.

The first phase of the strategy will end in May 2024 and it aims to use artificial intelligence technologies to support the achievement of Egypt’s sustainable development goals. The duration of the second phase of the strategy is 3 years.

Egypt recently moved up 7 spots in The Global AI Index issued by Tortoise Media.

The second phase of the strategy adopted a number of priority initiatives within these axes, which are enhancing the scope of investment, raising the level of public awareness of artificial intelligence, attracting investments for data centers, enabling the management of the stages of the local data life cycle, developing capabilities in the field of artificial intelligence and building a technological platform based on the development of big data technology.

Earlier this month, a recent report from the Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) revealed that the artificial intelligence market in medical imaging reached $4 million in Egypt in 2022. The report projects significant growth at a compound annual rate of 36.9 percent from 2022 to 2030, expecting the market to hit $52 million.



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