INNAAS has been selected for AI XPRIZE

INNAAS HAS BEEN SELECTED AS ONE OF THE 6 ITALIAN STARTUP ELIGIBLE FOR THE AI XPRIZE

Rome, February 16, 2017 — INNAAS, the Enterprise AI company, has been selected as 1 of the 6 Italian companies eligible to participate in the ‘AI XPrize, one of the world’s most important competitions for startup that is awarding $5 million to promote the most innovative projects in the field of Artificial Intelligence .

Six excellence thanks to which Italy took second place in Europe after the United Kingdom for the applications received and the fourth in the world, after the United States, Canada and Australia.

The selection of the startup has been curated by Eng. Emilia Garito — CEO of Quantum Leap — who has been appointed Ambassador of the project by the XPrize Foundation, in collaboration with IBM , with the task of identifying startups in Italy belonging to the AI ​​industry engaged in the development of revolutionary projects to improve quality of life, following them in the three years of international competition, and build the AI ​​national ecosystem of our country.

The activity saw the Quantum Leap structure actively involved in the evaluation of innovative project ideas. Five months of meetings, meetings, a constant search for quality work, which led to the selection of 6 startup and mapping of AI national ecosystem skills.

“INNAAS is one of the most advanced AI company in Italy, probably the best one. We are thrilled to participate to this competition” —announced Simone Di Somma CEO of INNAAS — “where we will demonstrate how the AI can dramatically improve the quality of life of Diabetes patients ”.

INNAAS supports enterprises to adopt Artificial Intelligence to transform their services.

The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE is a $5 million competition, challenging teams globally to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate with powerful AI technologies to tackle the world’s grand challenges.


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