Isn’t AI nowadays just machine learning? Absolutely not. Machine learning, and especially deep learning, has been getting a lot of attention recently, and rightly so, since it is an area of key importance within AI. However, AI is more than machine learning. For example, automated reasoning – an area of AI that deals with the kind of logical reasoning prominently found in IQ tests – has given us the ability to build extremely complex, yet reliable, bug-free computer hard- and software, including the specialised hardware used for cutting-edge machine learning. Many AI experts are convinced that the combination of learning and reasoning techniques will enable the next leap forward in AI; it also provides the basis for reliable, trustworthy, safe AI. The European AI community has strength across many areas of AI, notably machine learning and automated reasoning, and is therefore well-positioned internationally. It is only logical that a European AI initiative leverages that strength.