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Appendix 10: Acronyms and glossary

AI

Artificial intelligence

AKI

Acute kidney injury

API

Application Programming Interface

BEIS

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

CBI

Confederation of British Industries

CFI

Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence

CIFAR

Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

CMA

Competition and Markets Authority

DARPA

Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency

DCMS

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

DFKI

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

DQN

Deep Q-network

DTP

Doctoral Training Partnership Scheme

EIS

Enterprise Investment Scheme

EPSRC

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

GIB

Green Investment Bank

GM

Genetically modified

HAT

Hub of All Things

HFEA

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

ICAEW

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

ICO

Information Commissioner’s Office

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

IEEE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IP

Internet protocol

IPPR

Institute for Public Policy Research

IT

Information technology

IVF

In Vitro Fertilisation

JURI

European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs

Mbps

Megabits per second

MCHR

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MoD

Ministry of Defence

NAO

National Audit Office

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

NGO

Non-Governmental Organisation

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

ORBIT

The Observatory for Responsible Research and Innovation in ICT

R&D

Research & development

RSA

Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce

SME

Small and medium-sized enterprises

STEM

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics

TUC

Trades Union Congress

UBI

Universal basic income

UN

United Nations

VCT

Venture Capital Trust scheme




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