Samsung Electronics to establish 'AI Lab' in France
Samsung Electronics will build its third global R & D hub in Paris.
Samsung Electronics will set up an artificial intelligence (AI) lab in Paris during its first official visit. It is the first AI research institute in Europe after Silicon Valley in Seoul, Korea. In particular, Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, Samsung Electronics plans to aggressively expand its AI territory by establishing AI labs in Britain and Russia this year.
According to a number of foreign sources on Tuesday, the French presidential palace said on Wednesday that Samsung Electronics will build its third global R & D hub in Paris. Sohn Young-kwon, the chief executive officer of Samsung Electronics (CSO, President) and Emmanuel Macron, held a meeting in Elysee Palace. Samsung Electronics plans to hire more than 100 people in the Paris AI lab and develop R & D, as per Dailian.
At present, France is actively promoting start-up policies after the presidency of Macron and is concentrating on fostering the technology of the fourth industrial revolution era, as per Dailian.
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Samsung chooses France to locate its new research center on artificial intelligence, creating more than 100 jobs.
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In particular, the industry believes that Lee Jae-yong, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, is strongly reflected in Samsung Electronics' establishment of the Paris AI lab. Although Lee Jae-yong did not visit Paris separately, the Samsung Strategic Innovation Center (SSIC) led by Sohn led the establishment of the French AI lab, reflecting the vice chairman's intention.
According to Dailian, a Samsung official said, "We will also set up AI labs in Britain and Russia," he said. "We will focus on the AI business as it is a key area of next-generation technology."
Meanwhile, Samsung Electronics is running the 'Samsung Seoul R & D Center' in Woomyeong-dong, Seoul, 'Samsung Research America (SRA)' in Mountain View, the AI Research Center in Canada in Montreal, and the Bangalore R & D Center in India. "