BRICS umbrella to increase India, Russia collaboration on artificial intelligence

Written By: Sidhant Sibal WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Nov 18, 2020, 11:54 AM(IST)

PM Modiin BRICS 2018. (Image source: PMO India) Photograph:( Twitter )

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The organizers of the Russian govt back mega Artificial intelligence event have said that they see increase collaboration between Indian and Russian companies under the BRICS umbrella.

The organizers of the Russian govt back mega Artificial intelligence event have said that they see increase collaboration between Indian and Russian companies under the BRICS umbrella.

First Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank and Alexander Vedyakhin told WION that, "R&D in AI is gaining momentum in Russia and India as both countries aspire to gain leading positions in the global market. Close interaction within BRICS could give an additional impetus to future joint AI projects between Russia and India as the two countries share a time-tested strategic partnership. "

Sberbank, the largest bank of Russia is the main organizer of the "artificial intelligence journey" event that will take place in December and will see considerable Indian participation.

Alexander Vedyakhin said,"India tops the list of foreign participants at the international artificial intelligence conference AIJ-2020, to be held online December 3-5. This is yet another manifestation of the untapped potential of cooperation between Russia and India in this high-tech field. I am quite confident that by joining effort we can achieve tremendously great results”

3 Indian origin speakers will also speak at the event this year. The event was inaugurated by Russian President Vladimir Putin last year and saw the participation of 9,000 participants from around the world.

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