The partnership was announced during a visit to imec by French president, Emmanuel Macron. The partnership between the two institutes is an indication of Europe’s ambition to take a leading role in the development of these technologies. The collaboration will focus on developing, testing and experimenting neuromorphic and quantum computing, with a desired outcome of delivering a digital hardware computing toolbox that can be used by European industry partners to innovate in a wide variety of application domains.
Edge Artificial Intelligence (eAI) devices have the ability to analyze their environment and take the required actions to achieve specific goals. Edge AI holds the promise of solving many societal challenges. Decentralization from the cloud to the edge is a key challenge of AI technologies applied to large heterogeneous systems.