31May, 2018

Three Wild Card Teams Selected to Enter the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

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The $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE has gained three innovative new contestants with the announcement this month of three Wild Card entrants.  The new teams will join the global challenge to create AI applications that solve some of humanity’s most pressing challenges across a variety of fields.

With AI technologies advancing at such a rapid pace, the AI […]

23December, 2017

XPRIZE Foundation Announces Top 10 Teams

By |December 23rd, 2017|IFIP|0 Comments

The XPRIZE Foundation has announced that 59 teams have been selected to move forward in the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition. The teams, which represent 14 countries, are developing vastly different technologies, all of which demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to tackle some of the world’s greatest […]

22December, 2017

XPRIZE European Forum

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The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE European Forum took place on November 13th, 2017 in Bois-Colombes, France.

This event brought together over 400 attendees and 27 speakers including key notes by David Kenny, Senior Vice-President of IBM Watson & IBM Cloud, Nicolas Sekkaki, CEO IBM France, and Amir Banifatemi, IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Lead.

The Forum […]

30August, 2017

Wildcard Registration For IBM Watson AI XPRIZE Opens September 6, 2017

By |August 30th, 2017|IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

The $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE will open Wildcard Registrations on September 6 for teams that believe they have an earth-shattering idea for an AI application.

This limited window is a great opportunity for teams involved in ground-breaking “AI for Good” projects; from revolutionising healthcare to changing how children are taught – the possibilities […]

31May, 2017

Collaborating with AI on Planetary Stewardship

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Sean McGregor, Technical Manager, XPRIZE Foundation and PhD Candidate, Oregon State University


Highlight 1: AI research making us better stewards of life on Earth.

Highlight 2: Instead of protecting a few charismatic species, we are learning to protect entire ecosystems.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) does more than make our technology smarter, it also protects the planet. Consider the work […]

24April, 2017

IFIP AI Expert Stephen Ibaraki Chairs United Nations AI Briefing

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IFIP AI Expert Stephen Ibaraki Chairs United Nations AI Briefing


Stephen Ibaraki, Founding Chair of the IFIP Global Industry Council (GIC) and Vice Chair of IFIP IP3 (International Professional Practice Partnership), last week chaired and presented a keynote address at the UN Headquarters New York ITU Briefing on the “AI for Good Global Summit”. […]

1April, 2017

AI for Good Global Summit

By |April 1st, 2017|Events, Home Slider|0 Comments

IFIP President Mike Hinchey joins a stellar line-up of speakers for the first United Nations ITU / XPRIZE AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva from 7-9 June 2017.

The Summit aims to accelerate the development and democratization of Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to address global challenges such as poverty, hunger, health, education, equality and the […]

27January, 2017

AI XPRIZE Competition Begins

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Entries have closed for the $5 million IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition, which challenges teams to demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful AI technologies to tackle the world’s biggest problems.

The prize aims to accelerate adoption of AI technologies and spark creative, innovative, and audacious demonstrations that are truly scalable and solve grand societal challenges. […]

29October, 2016

AI XPRIZE Deadline Looms

By |October 29th, 2016|Events, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

There’s just over two weeks until the early bird deadline to register for the Artificial Intelligence XPRIZE Competition.

Designed to encourage AI experts to apply their skills to solve a grand challenge, the $5 million AI XPRIZE competition has extended the registration dates to 15 November 2016 for the Early Bird ($500) registration and 15 January […]

19September, 2016

IFIP Partners with XPRIZE in Support of IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence XPRIZE

By |September 19th, 2016|IFIP|0 Comments

The global ICT professional association, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), has signed a formal Advocate Partnership Agreement with XPRIZE to leverage its extensive membership and relationship base in support of the new $5M IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence (AI) XPRIZE competition.

XPRIZE, the global leader in incentivized prize competitions, announced the new AI XPRIZE in February […]