Manuela Manuel Leitão Marques, Minister of the Presidency and Administrative Modernization, and Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, will present 15 scientific projects in the area of artificial intelligence and of the data science that will be applied in the Portuguese Public Administration, in order to improve its effectiveness.
The research projects will be funded with 3.8 million euros by the Foundation for Science and Technology and result from the cooperation between scientific institutions and entities of the Public Administration.
Minister Manuel Heitor highlighted the importance of "the involvement of the scientific community and the public administration" in the Economic Journal.
The 15 Portuguese scientific projects focus on the areas of health, education, agriculture and transport.
The projects are developed under axis 5 – Research of the program INCoDe.2030 – National Digital Competencies Initiative e.2030 which aims to increase and reinforce the digital skills of the Portuguese population and has been developed in the context of the National Reform Plan ).