National AI Strategies


Austria: Austria's Government is currently working together with the consulting firm Accenture on an Austrian Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy

Canada: the first country in the world to announce a national strategy for artificial intelligence (AI) - Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy

Czech Republic

China: aka “New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Plan.”



Finland: the first country in EU to announce a national strategy




Ireland: launch of a public consultation on the development of an national strategy on artificial intelligence

Israel: launch of a task force

Italy: draft national policy


Kenya: launch of a Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence task force



Malaysia: launch of a cloud-first task force


Multinational Strategies

Comparative Reports

The Global AI Index (Tortoise Media):  analyses how 54 countries are driving and adapting to AI’s accelerating development through three pillars; investment, innovation and implementation.

Global AI Vibrancy Tool (Stanford HAI): compares countries’ global activities (with details on Research & Development, Economy & Inclusion), including both a cross-country perspective as well as an intra-country drill down

​Raymond Perrault, Yoav Shoham, Erik Brynjolfsson, Jack Clark, John Etchemendy, Barbara Grosz, Terah Lyons, James Manyika, Saurabh Mishra, and Juan Carlos Niebles, “The AI Index 2019 Annual Report”, AI Index Steering Committee, Human-Centered AI Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, December 2019

Oxford Insights:  Government AI Readiness Index 2017

Comparison of National Strategies to Promote Artificial Intelligence, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, 2019

Building an AI World: Report on National and Regional AI Strategies, CIFAR, 2019


The European AI Landscape, Workshop Report, European Commission, 2018


Benchmarking National AI Strategies, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, 2018


Regulation of Artificial Intelligence in Selected Jurisdictions, Library of Congress, 2019


Future in the balance? How countries are pursuing an AI advantage?, Deloitte, 2019


AI Strategies & Public Sector Components, OECD, 2019


Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index 2019, Oxford Insights and the International Development Research Centre, 2019

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