WHAT and WHERE are the Challenges?
The Challenges have been defined as a particular problem with an industrial, business or societal impact that can be solved by exploiting the existing AI resources included on the AI4EU Platform or by developing new components that have potential to be replicable in the sector. 
The list and descriptions of the Challenges to be addressed are located at the AI4EU Platform in the List of Challenges and in the Guide for Applicants.

WHAT kind of projects are we looking for?

AI4EU is looking for AI Solutions based on AI technologies, preferably services provided by instances deployed in the AI4EU Platform. Each proposal should aim to help business and the public sector to run their business and activities more efficiently or to deliver innovative services to their customers and citizens.
Applicants should be technology providers with AI background, willing to cooperate with Challenge Owners. A high level of cooperation among the Solution Provider and Challenge Owner is expected.

WHAT’s the benefit for you?
The 41 best Solution Providers selected as beneficiaries in this Open Call enter the 6-months Support Program and receive:

Financial Support in cash:

  • Up to € 70.000 (lump sum) for Solution Providers to collaborate with the Challenge Owner in the development of the solution to their specific challenge.

Non-Financial Support benefits the Solution Providers with:

  • Training on the AI4EU Platform: resources, acumos, publication etc. 
  • Mentoring, online periodic sessions every two weeks to track the development of the solution.
  • Visibility through AI4EU digital channels and events as AI4EU Ambassadors.

Deadline: 29th of April 2021 at 13:00 CEST.

Find out more and apply here.