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European Commission allocates over €25.5 million to AI projects

16th August 2022 - 15:15 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


IntSen2 project will use AI to analyse images of Sentinel satellites. (Photo: European Defence Agency)

Among the initiatives selected in the EDF 2021 Calls for Proposals are plans to develop an AI-based application for imagery intelligence, enhance cyber defence operations, improve AI for military applications and develop an AI-based language solution.

In seeking ways to enhance the use of AI in the defence sector, the European Commission has selected four AI-related collaborative defence R&D projects under the European Defence Fund (EDF) 2021 Calls for Proposals. The efforts will receive more than €25.57 million ($25 million).

The awarded initiatives comprise the project ALADAN, AInception, IntSen2 and KOIOS (see the list below) and entail the development of an AI-based application for imagery intelligence, enhanced cyber defence operations, improved AI for military applications and a new AI-based language solution.

IntSen2 (Proactive Automatic Imagery Intelligence Powered by Artificial Intelligence Exploiting European Space Assets) will use AI to develop a

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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