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UK To Invest £1 Million An AI-Based Health Programme

UK To Invest £1 Million An AI-Based Health Programme

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The British High Commission announced at an event in Delhi that the UK would be making an ambitious one million pound investment in a programme which will bring several artificial intelligence companies from the UK to help tackle diseases in Indian hospitals and health centres.

India-UK FutureTech Fest (FTF) which brought together over 200 companies and 1,000 delegates, featured several Indian and UK Tech companies, along with scientists, policy-makers and entrepreneurs.

Reports said that this £1 million programme would focus on AI-based diagnostics which can tackle numerous prominent diseases in India.

“The UK is a natural partner to India in our mutual interests and ambitions in technology, and our collaboration is overseen by the highest offices in both countries,” said Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog. “India could potentially be the Tech Garage for the rest of the world, and we are keen to invite the best technology companies and solutions to India — in areas like healthcare, manufacturing, mobility, finTech etc,” he added.

“When Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Theresa May announced the India-UK Tech Partnership back in April, they put the enabling power of tech at the heart of our bilateral relationship,” Dominic Asquith, British High Commissioner to India said in a statement.

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