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Team OPTOSS: representing the Netherlands on the global stage!

We’re honoured to have been featured in one of the Space Business Innovation Centre’s latest posts, which explains how Team OptOSS AI (comprising three ambitious Dutch startups with many accolades under our belts) continues to excel in the global IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition.

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Three award-winning Dutch entrepreneurs are joining efforts to tackle humanitarian disasters using powerful AI. Team OptOSS AI (comprising OPT/NET B.V., BlackShore and Wendy Mensink from Viridian Raven) has advanced to the next round in the global IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition. ‘Team Holland’ is hoping to improve the lives of more than 1 billion people over the next 5 years.

To read the full article, click here.

For more information on our submission to the competition, click here.

For more information about the the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE, visit http://ai.xprize.org


XPRIZE, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the global leader in designing and implementing innovative competition models to solve the world’s grandest challenges. Active competitions include the Lunar XPRIZE, the $20M NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE, the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE, the $7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE, and the $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. For more information, visit www.xprize.org.



We believe in making humans superhuman, not replacing them. The OPT/NET AI Engine provides domain experts in both structured and unstructured data environments the ability to rapidly develop advanced real-time AI solutions that help them do their jobs more effectively.

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