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China to Build 20 New AI Innovative Development Pilot Zones

September 9, 2019 9:43 am

Beijing (PingWest)—China will construct around 20 new artificial intelligence (AI) innovative development pilot zones by 2023, according to a recent work guideline issued by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

The guideline said the pilot zones will promote the deep integration of AI and socio-economic development, as well as improving the AI innovation ability and level.

The pilot zones aim to build models of the new generation AI innovative development and provide a reference for the industry.

The cities applying for the AI pilot zones are required to have rich science and education resources, sound industrial foundation and infrastructure and clear support measures.

Source: Xinhua News Agency