ACCELERATORThe Google for Startups Accelerator: Climate Change program is a 10-week digital accelerator for Seed to Series A technology startups based in North America. The accelerator program is designed to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people, and technology to the most innovative and impactful climate change technologists across the region.
FUNDINGThey are launching a new programme in 2021, to co-create ambitious climate startups from scratch with people like you. Receive funding, access to top mentors, domain experts and hands-on support. All the things you need to build a successful climate company.
FUNDINGA leader in collaborative AI development, Omdena believes that truly great startups should build solutions that positively change the world by uplifting the vulnerable, improving health, and protecting the environment. This means building products that maximize positive impact rather than shareholder profit. To make this vision a reality, Omdena has launched a first-of-its-kind incubator program, where 50 impact startups will get support to build and launch their AI solutions in 2021.
FUNDINGThe HIF is a globally-recognised programme leading on the development and testing of innovation in the humanitarian system. Established in 2011, it was the first of its kind: an independent, grant-making programme open to the entire humanitarian community. It now leads the way in funding, supporting, and managing innovation at every stage of the innovation process. The HIF’s portfolio of funded projects has informed a more detailed understanding of what successful innovation looks like, and what it can achieve for the humanitarian community. This work is leading the global conversation on innovation in humanitarian response.
COMPETITIONCreating Hope in Conflict: A Humanitarian Grand Challenge supported innovations are responding to COVID-19 with solutions to meet the unique challenges of this pandemic in hard to reach conflict affected and fragile settings. From locally manufacturing personal protective equipment, to countering disinformation campaigns, learn how these innovative solutions are supporting the world’s most vulnerable against COVID-19.
FUNDINGMIT’s School of Engineering and Takeda Pharmaceuticals Company Limited today announced the MIT-Takeda Program to fuel the development and application of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to benefit human health and drug development. Centered within the Abdul Latif Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning in Health (J-Clinic), the new program will leverage the combined expertise of both organizations, and is supported by Takeda’s three-year investment (with the potential for a two-year extension).
Women in AI
COMPETITIONThe WAI Awards 2021 will honour the top Australian and New Zealand female innovators in AI: the pioneers who are taking the road less travelled; the women who are paving the way for others to reach even further and for those who dare to dream even bigger. Applications close 14th December 2020.
Vinnova, Women in AI, AI Sweden
HACKATONAI for Gender Equality is an initiative launched by Vinnova, Nordic Innovation House Silicon Valley together with AI Sweden and Women in AI.The purpose of the hackathon for AI promoting Gender Equality that will take place Dec 1-9 2020, is to spark interest and highlight the importance as well as the business potential of improving gender equality. The organizers want people to actually be committed to continuing working on their solution after the hackathon, and that’s why they are working on a tailor-made and custom execution plan for the winning team.
FELLOWSHIPForbes Ignite has launched a one-of-a-kind diversity programme. They are looking for thirty women globally, fifteen of which from the Middle East, to take part in a 4 month design challenge. Participants will learn, explore and create new solutions together to address systemic challenges in healthcare using artificial intelligence.
MENTORINGApplied AI is Tech Nation’s first growth programme for Artificial Intelligence to help the UK’s most promising founders who are applying AI in practical areas and to create real-world impact. The programme is based on peer-to-peer support and the shared experience of later-stage founders, all curated under the values of honesty, intimacy and trust.
FUNDINGWe help partners use NASA's unique view from space to address real-world issues. The Applied Sciences Program works with individuals and institutions worldwide to inform decision-making, enhance quality of life and strengthen our economy. We build meaningful partnerships with government, industry and nonprofits to power innovative projects that use data from NASA’s Earth-observing satellites to make life better right here at home...
TECHNICAL RESOURCESWe impact the world in two ways: - Support social good organizations with AI technologies and expertise to accelerate their positive work in the world. - Research and support efforts to ensure AI is more transparent, less biased, and more accessible to all.
FUNDINGThe offer is aimed at those who want to carry out the project that, with the help of artificial intelligence (AI), contributes to Sweden having no net emissions of greenhouse gases by 2045 or to adapt society to the climate changes we cannot prevent. The call for proposal is a joint effort by Vinnova and Formas...
FELLOWSHIPMozilla Fellowships provide resources, tools, community and amplification to those building a more humane digital world. During their tenure, Fellows use their skill sets — in technology, in advocacy, in law — to design products, run campaigns, influence policy and ultimately lay the groundwork for a more open and inclusive internet...
Carnegie Mellon University
FELLOWSHIPThe Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is a full-time summer program to train aspiring data scientists to work on machine learning, data science, and AI projects with social impact in a fair and equitable manner. Working closely with governments and nonprofits, fellows take on real-world problems in education, health, criminal justice, sustainability, public safety, workforce development, human services, transportation, economic development, international development, and more...
Software Engineering Institute – Carnegie Mellon University
MENTORINGFree Machine Learning / Data Science Help for Non-Profit and Governmental Organizations...
FUNDINGGoogle.org issued an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use AI to help address societal challenges. We received applications from 119 countries, spanning 6 continents with projects ranging from environmental to humanitarian. From these applications, we selected 20 organizations to support...