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HEALTH & WELL BEING

AI for Health

SOLUTION

PATH

USA

AI for Health, a new $40 million, five-year program to empower researchers and organizations with AI to improve the health of people and communities around the world. The program is underpinned with a strong foundation of privacy, security and ethics, and was developed in collaboration with leading health experts who are driving important medical initiatives. AI for Health is the fifth Microsoft AI for Good program, a $165 million initiative to empower researchers, nonprofits and organizations with advanced technologies to help unlock solutions to the biggest challenges facing society today.

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HEALTH & WELL BEING LGBT MENTAL DISTRESS

The Trevor Project

SOLUTION

The Trevor Project

USA

The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention organization for LGBTQ youth, will receive a $1.5M USD grant to incorporate machine learning and natural language processing into its crisis services, which save young LGBTQ lives by supporting them via phone, chat, and text. With Google’s help, The Trevor Project will be able to assess suicide risk level of youth in crisis more quickly, allowing counselors to better tailor their support and to provide relevant resources and consistent quality of care.

programs
EARTH HEALTH & WELL BEING

Omdena Incubator

Omdena

FUNDING

A 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.

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HEALTH & WELL BEING

MIT-Takeda Program to fuel the development and application of artificial intelligence (AI)

MIT

FUNDING

MIT’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).

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HEALTH & WELL BEING

Creating Hope in Conflict

COMPETITION

Creating 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.

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EARTH FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE HEALTH & WELL BEING

Applied Sciences Program

NASA

FUNDING

We 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...

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HEALTH & WELL BEING MIDDLE EAST

Impact Fellowship

FELLOWSHIP

Forbes 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.

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EARTH ENERGY FOOD SECURITY & AGRICULTURE

Rockstart Acceleration Program

Rockstart

ACCELERATOR

Rockstart Energy is a domain-focused accelerator-VC with follow-on growth funding which will invest in early stage businesses contributing to the energy transition. We select and support early stage startups with high impact potential, ‘accelerate’ them through our Energy program into investable businesses, and co-invest in subsequent funding rounds...

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