Plan Nacional de Inteligencia Artificial

Start date :2019
End date :2029
Name of responsible governmental body :
  • Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCYT;Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva)
Description :
  • The Strategy will frame policies to foster AI development in line with ethical and legal principles, that contribute to achieving significant results in line with the national development goals, linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Achieving these goals requires the creation, development and implementation of knowledge and technologies, and translating them into innovations and solutions that promote the use of AI with a focus on increasing human capacities to promote Argentina’s development.
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  • To foster Argentina’s economic potential by generating favorable conditions for AI development and adoption in different sectors of the Argentinian industry and on various government levels, and by encouraging the consolidation of the knowledge-based economic sector concerned with AI development.
  • To promote the development of inclusive and sustainable AI for a better quality of life for people.
  • To minimise the potential risks of AI development and implementation for society, by protecting personal data and individual privacy through guidelines for the design of AI systems consistent with ethical and legal principles; and by analyzing the potential impact in the production scheme, resulting effects on labor forces and prevent automated systems from reproducing or reinforcing discriminatory or exclusionary stereotypes.
  • To encourage the development of AI-oriented talent and of AI technical and scientific capabilities, and promote research, development and innovation (R&D&I) initiatives for basic and applied science in AI in the public and the private sector.
  • To promote federal coordination and linkage of AI between government organizations, research bodies, scientists, professionals, local and foreign companies for the development of the domestic ecosystem.
  • To position Argentina as a regional leader in this paradigm shift that will have an impact on the scientific-technological, socio-economic and political environments and the productive structure.
OECD AI principle adressed:
  • Inclusive growth, sustainable development and well-being
  • Human-centred values and fairness
  • Investing in AI R&D
  • Building human capacity and preparing for labour market transition
Relevant policy area covered:
  • Economy
  • Innovation
  • Investment
  • Science and technology
Related to a theme:
Estimated budget expenditure (range per year):
  • 5M-20M
Background including shifts in the policy initiative:
  • It is currently being reviewed by new National Administration and it will include new initiatives planned and deployed in this field according to updated objectives.
Policy initiative is a structural reform:
  • No
  • No
Link to evaluation or reports:
  • N.A
Funding from the private sector:
  • No
Type of evaluation:
  • N.A
Evaluation provides input to:
  • N.A
Evaluation performed by:
  • N.A
Policy instruments :

National strategies, agendas and plans

  • Type : National strategies, agendas and plans
  • Name in English :
  • Country : Argentina
  • Strategy mainly prioritises : AI policy governance (e.g. vertical and horizontal coordination, evaluation) | Business innovation and innovative entrepreneurship | Education and skills | Clusters and regional support (including regional/local R&D investments) | R&D intensity (e.g. GERD as a % of GDP) | Connectivity and digitalisation
  • Societal challenge(s) emphasised : None specifically emphasised
  • Implementation mechanism : None

Public consultations of stakeholders or experts

  • Type : Public consultations of stakeholders or experts
  • Name in English :
  • Country : Argentina
  • Stakeholders contribute to : Problem definition | Policy objective formulation | Policy design | Policy evaluation
  • Method : Expert groups/committees | Online feedback
  • Number of participants : 101 to 250
Last updated : Jun 14, 2023
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