AI Awards 2019 Officially Launched

    Applications are now open for the 2019 AI Awards, which will take place on Wednesday 20 November at the Gibson Hotel in Dublin.

    This year, we have seven award categories which seek to recognise how AI is used by Irish organisations.

    The AI Award 2019 Categories are:

    • Best Application of AI in a Large Enterprise
    • Best Application of AI in a Start-up
    • Best Application of AI in an Academic Research Body
    • Best Application of AI in a Student Project
    • Best Use of AI in Sector
    • Best Use of AI in a Consumer/Customer Service Application
    • And New to 2019, Intelligent Automation – Best Use of RPA & Cognitive.

    Microsoft Ireland Confirmed as A Principal Sponsor

    Following a successful launch in 2018, Microsoft has confirmed they will once again be the principal sponsor of the 2019 AI Awards. The awards will also be further supported by the IDA Ireland, Alldus International, ISG, McKesson, Mazars, Mason Hayes Curran, ADAPT Centre and Geo Directory.

    “Following on from the amazing success of our inaugural year, we are on the outlook again for the best companies and academics who are at the forefront of driving innovation within Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning on the island of Ireland,” said Mark Kelly, Chief Customer Officer at Alldus, Founder of AI Ireland and the AI Awards.

    “There is a significant and growing network of highly skilled workers and entrepreneurs, multinational and local companies, and third-level research and education centres specialising in AI right on our doorstep. We want to recognise the innovation, creativity and diversity of how AI is being used to change everything from research, academia to large scale organisations.”

    Cathriona Hallahan, Managing Director, Microsoft Ireland added “I am delighted that Microsoft Ireland is once again supporting the AI Awards. These awards recognise the technological advancements that are being made by organisations across Ireland as they seek to unlock the significant opportunities AI offers for industry and society at large.

    “As one of the most transformative technologies of our time, AI has the potential to help solve many of our world’s most pressing challenges. Through our support for this year’s AI Awards, we can celebrate organisations in Ireland who are developing exciting innovations that have global impact.”

    Applications are now open to be within with a chance to win one of this year’s seven AI Awards as we are looking for companies and academics who are creating some of the most interesting and game-changing innovations.

    If you have a brand, product or project that you believe can change the world in some way, then we want to hear from you.

    Click here to submit your application today.

    For helpful tips and guidelines on how to submit a great online application, click here.