Director of the Digital Technologies branch, secretary of the “Artificial Intelligence” working group at ANO “Digital Economy” Sergey Nakvasin said on his Facebook that Russia would provide grants to the developers of open source libraries in the field of artificial intelligence. The expert shared some details about this initiative: when and how much support will be provided, and which developers will be able to apply for grants.
To qualify for grants, the projects of developers will have to meet four main criteria:
Later, according to Sergei Nakvasin, additional requirements for open library projects will be established. The criteria by which the project can be attributed to the field of AI are still being developed. Sergey Nakvasin also explains whether there are some other options for supporting developers, in addition to monetary grants.
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