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2022 AI Policy Global Update: Israel

May 25, 2022

CalypsoAI’s 2022 AI Policy Global Updates are your guide to the growth of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) around the world. What nations are becoming AI leaders? How are they leveraging this exploding technology? And what does it mean as nations around the world race to become the global leader in AI?

In this second installment, we turn our focus to Israel, a nation that has long been at the forefront of technological breakthroughs. AI development is no exception. At the end of 2018, Israel had 1,150 AI companies operating, a 125% jump from 2014. Israel has been dubbed “Start-Up Nation,” with a population of 8 million people and yet housing the largest number of startups per capita in the world.

In this update, we explore these rapid developments, Israel’s national AI strategy, its military applications, as well as the nation’s approach to ethics, safety, and governance.

Read our previous report on Russia’s AI capabilities.

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