Artificial Intelligence

How governments can use public procurement to shape the future of AI regulation – and boost innovation and growth

AI-driven geospatial analysis identifies flooded areas of the UK in early 2020 for the Environment Agency. Public bodies around the world now have a useful framework for procuring solutions in a way that supports responsible and ethical use. Image: John Murray @MurraryData

Sabine Gerdon
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Fellow, World Economic Forum, Senior Policy Adviser at the UK's Office for Artificial Intelligence
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