SDG 14. LIFE BELOW WATER Global Fishing Watch

Global Fishing Watch launches new technology to enhance ocean management

May 27, 2021, by Sarah Bladen

Groundbreaking portal harnesses open data and machine learning to help transform management and research for critical marine areas Washington, D.C. — Global Fishing Watch has ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH

COVID-19 and Rethinking the role of AI in assisting with the mental health crisis

May 26, 2021, by Alexandrine Royer

The past years have seen a surge of public attention towards general health and mental wellbeing. Mediative, fitness and wellness apps all serve to monitor ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY PHYSEE

This Dutch startup introduced a window that doubles as a solar panel, closes €8M Series A funding

May 26, 2021, by Vishal Singh

After raising €4M in the first half of its Series A investment earlier in January 2021, PHYSEE, a Delft-based company that develops coatings, solar, and ...

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SDG 2. ZERO HUNGER Organization-Micron Agritech

Irish start-up Micron Agritech wins funding at event in Wales

May 26, 2021, by Jenny Darmody

Micron Agritech, an Irish agritech company that develops parasite testing kits for animals, has secured funding as part of a Welsh hackathon focused on the ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE SDG 11. SUSTAINABLE CITIES & COMMUNITIES Breeze Technologies

Sustainable city solutions: Meet the 10 top startups shortlisted for the 2021 Future Hamburg Award (Sponsored)

May 25, 2021, by Thomas Ohr

The 10 finalists of the Future Hamburg Award, Hamburg’s international startup award, have been announced! These European startups, hailing from the Nordics, Belgium, France and ...

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ETHICS & TRUST RESPONSIBLE AI

Creating Impact With AI: Doing Well By Doing Good

May 25, 2021, by Mark Minevich, Contributor

From pandemic prevention and fighting cancer, to fighting hunger, wildlife conservation and boosting accessibility, this article will explore exactly how AI is doing well by ...

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SDG 7. AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY Emitwise

London-based Emitwise raises €5.4 million for its AI-powered software platform that addresses corporate exposure to carbon

May 25, 2021, by Thomas Ohr

Emitwise, an AI-powered software platform that addresses corporate exposure to carbon, has just received a further €2.62 million, bringing the total of its seed funding ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH Wysa

AI-driven mental health app backed by Google nets $5.5m in series A round

May 25, 2021, by Deepti Sri

With the latest infusion, Wysa has raised close to US$9 million in funding to date.

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SDG 16. PEACE JUSTICE & STRONG INSTITUTIONS ComplyAdvantage

ComplyAdvantage tops up Series C round to $70m with Goldman Sachs

May 25, 2021, by Jonathan Keane

Anti-money laundering start-up ComplyAdvantage has topped up its Series C round with an investment from Goldman Sachs, bringing the round to $70m. The London-based start-up ...

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HORIZON IA

AI for Tomorrow et The Good AI lancent Horizon IA : une série d’évènements dédiés aux étudiants

May 25, 2021, by Zacharie Tazrout

Dans l’optique d’aider les étudiants et jeunes diplômés à mieux saisir les enjeux du monde de l’intelligence artificielle, AI for Tomorrow & The Good AI ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Cervest

UK’s Cervest raises €24.6M Series A round led by Draper Esprit for its AI-powered climate intelligence platform

May 20, 2021, by Editorial team

Humans have made numerous uninformed climate decisions over the last century. Despite the decarbonisation practice, climate volatility is locked in for decades to come. To ...

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SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND Flore Incognita

AI Enables Smartphones To Detect Ecological Change

May 20, 2021, by Alex McFarland

When artificial intelligence (AI) is paired with today’s smartphone applications, it can do things like identify plant species with high accuracy and help detect ecological ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING ClosedLoop

ClosedLoop.ai wins $1.6m CMS ‘AI Health Outcomes Challenge’

May 20, 2021, by Graham

The largest ever healthcare-focused AI challenge has been won by the healthcare data science platform, ClosedLoop.ai. The $1.6m ‘Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Artificial ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Exscientia

Exscientia announces multi-target, AI-driven drug discovery collaboration with Bristol Myers Squibb

May 19, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

OXFORD, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Exscientia, the clinical stage, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven pharmatech company, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company ...

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SDG 10. REDUCED INEQUALITIES Envision

Harnessing the Power of AI to Reduce Chargebacks With PaymentsMB

May 19, 2021, by The Fintech Times

With the rise of frictionless online retail, chargebacks have become a major concern for online retailers and payment processors. Unlike traditional refunds, chargebacks allow a ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE SDG 15. LIFE ON LAND Pachama

Interview with Diego Saez Gil, Cofounder and CEO of Pachama

May 19, 2021, by Caroline Lair

  Forests play a vital role in combating global warming. Today, we meet Diego Saez Gil, Cofounder and CEO of Pachama, a San Francisco-based startup ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING MENTAL HEALTH Healios

UK startup Healios raises €8.1M funding for its digital therapy platform

May 18, 2021, by Editorial team

According to a report, mental health problems affect about one in ten children and young people. They include anxiety, depression, and conduct disorder, which are ...

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SDG 5. GENDER EQUALITY eagle eye

Eagle Eye, un modèle de machine learning pour lutter contre les féminicides

May 18, 2021, by Zacharie Tazrout

Une initiative présentée à Saint-Domingue a été lancée pour tenter de prévenir les féminicides en République dominicaine. Cette plateforme baptisée Eagle Eye utilise l’intelligence artificielle pour analyser ...

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SDG 3. GOOD HEALTH & WELL-BEING Cyclica

PrecisionLife and Cyclica Sign Strategic Partnership Combining Leading Data-driven Biology and Chemistry Platforms to Create a Rapid Innovation Engine for Drug Discovery

May 17, 2021, by Business Wire Technology News

OXFORD, England & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #ai–PrecisionLife Ltd. (“PrecisionLife”), the leading combinatorial analytics company driving understanding of disease biology and patient stratification, and Cyclica Inc. (“Cyclica”), ...

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SDG 13. CLIMATE CHANGE Overstory

Meet the 15 most innovative companies from Amsterdam, according to the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK)

May 17, 2021, by Editorial team

Innovation is one of the key pillars of success, and there is no debate in this. Understanding the importance of innovation, several Dutch startups have ...

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