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India and Israel join hands to fight COVID-19 with AI

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Monday, May 25, 2020, 08:26 PM IST

File image | PTI
File image | PTI
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A high-level deliberation was held between representatives of Indian and Israel governments. The outcome of the discussion is high-level scientific cooperation between India and Israel to diagnose COVID-19 using technology.

In this meeting from the Indian side, Padma Shri-awarded biologist Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan; representative of DRDO, a research and development wing of Ministry of Defence; and representative of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) participated. Meanwhile, from the Israeli side, Dr Daniel Gold, head of the Defense Research and Development Directorate (DDR&D); Ron Malka, Ambassador of Israel in India and Sanjeev Singla, Ambassador of India in Israel, were present for the discussion.

The official tweet stated both sides discussed joint R&D for rapid diagnosis based on big data and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.

Meanwhile, Ron Malka, Ambassador of Israel in India, tweeted, ā€œI am proud to connect brilliant minds from India and Israel so they can jointly develop life-changing solutions for the whole world, and especially in fighting the COVID19 pandemic.ā€

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Published on: Monday, May 25, 2020, 08:26 PM IST