Radio Taiwan International
The science ministry is planning to invest NT$5 billion (US$1.6 million) into research
centers for artificial intelligence technology.
That was the word from the head of the ministry, Chen Liang-gee, on Wednesday.
Chen said that artificial intelligence (AI) will be Taiwan’s next global industry. He said the investment will boost the overall operating capacity of Taiwan’s internet and fund the construction of three to four R&D centers.
Chen said the development of AI requires talents from many disciplines, including biomedicine, psychology and neuroscience. He said the R&D centers will attract top talent from around the world and boost technological innovation. [FULL STORY]