The trustworthy use of artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to change the economy in key future industries for the benefit of society and to positively influence the positioning of Austria and Europe in international competition. First, the terminology is clarified in an overview study and possible potentials and challenges are considered. The focus is on the necessary digitalisation of the areas of production, mobility and medicine. In addition to possible areas of application in the sectors concerned, the study provides insights into existing, relevant policy measures, initiatives as well as good funding practices and identifies key fields of action and open research questions.
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In addition, the climate friendliness of AI and its potential for climate protection is increasingly gaining interest. Against this background, a second study provides a knowledge base for assessing the climate protection potential of AI applications and provides an overview of existing developments and practices in business support. The present analysis is based on a screening of the relevant literature as well as previous measures at the international level. In addition to a systematic preparation of the climate protection potential, options for action for business promotion in Austria are derived in the conclusion.
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The research papers are a result of the accompanying research in the context of the accompanying monitoring and evaluation of the call “aws Digitalisation – trustworthy artificial intelligence” on behalf of aws – Austria Wirtschaftsservice Gesellschaft mbH.