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Consortium led by IP Paris and HEC Paris wins a €70million call for AI Cluster projects

20 Jun. 2024
The consortium led by IP Paris and HEC Paris, and including Inria, CNRS, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and Université de Technologie de Troyes, won the AI Cluster call for projects. Based on the Hi! PARIS Interdisciplinary Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analysis, the project has been awarded €70 million to create a world-class AI research, training and innovation cluster serving society in France.
Consortium led by IP Paris and HEC Paris wins a €70million call for AI Cluster projects

The announcement of the selection of “Hi! PARIS Cluster 2030” was made by French President Emmanuel Macron, who gathered France's top artificial intelligence talents at the Elysée Palace on Tuesday afternoon.

The financing of “Hi! PARIS Cluster 2030” amounts to €70 million euros over five years.

As part of the “France 2030” investment plan, the aim of the AI Cluster call is to build a network of around ten internationally renowned French academic clusters in artificial intelligence (AI), to foster the emergence of international leaders in France, attract top talent and increase the number of people trained in AI and its uses.

It also aims to preserve and consolidate the position of French research in key AI fields. 

Finally, this project aims to deploy AI innovation in all key economic sectors, and in particular in the priority areas of France 2030.