Research

Insights and information on the impacts of AI for New Zealand

The AI Forum helps to develop the New Zealand AI ecosystem by engaging in research with industry, stakeholders and government to identify opportunities for advancement.

Written in partnership with a range of organisations including industry partners, professional bodies, research organisations and government, AI Forum reports provide insights and information to lead the debate about AI and its opportunities and potential impact on New Zealand’s future.

AI Forum Research Report
May 2018

Artificial Intelligence: Shaping a Future New Zealand

This report is the culmination of a one year research project led by the AI Forum with research partners IDC and Sapere. The research examined the New Zealand and international AI industry landscapes, investigating AI’s potential impacts on New Zealand’s economy and society. The report identifies key AI opportunities, in the public, private and education sectors, that New Zealand can invest in now to actively shape the effects on our collective future.

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June 2018

New Zealand AI Ecosystem Map

***Updated to V1.3 21 June 2018*** New Zealand has a thriving industry working with AI technologies at all levels. Ahead of the 2018 launch of the AI Forum NZ’s research report, the forum has released an ecosystem map. Discover who is currently investing in ,working with and considering AI in New Zealand. The local ecosystem includes:

  • Platform enablers
  • Professional services
  • Startups, enterprise and commercial AI
  • Research and education
  • Public sector
Explore our thriving ecosystem and view the full infographic here. Design by the awesome team at FLUXNZ.

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May 2018

AI Forum NZ Discussion Paper: The Potential Economic Impacts of AI Literature Review

This Artificial Intelligence Forum of New Zealand (AIFNZ) discussion paper provides a detailed literature review of recent global research into the potential economic impacts of artificial intelligence (AI). This literature review was conducted to provide insights for the preparation of the AI Forum’s 2018 research report, Artificial Intelligence – Shaping a Future New Zealand.

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