The National Research Agency (ANR, France), Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (DFG, Germany) and the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST), signed an agreement in April 2019 in Tokyo concerning a call for projects on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a priority topic for these three countries, to encourage transnational approaches.

In the frame of this call, 36 proposals were submitted and 9 were selected, including 2 projects coordinated by Sorbonne University on the French side :