AI-BOOST project is officially open!


AI-BOOST will establish a prominent open challenge prize programme that will serve as a standard for the European Artificial Intelligence community.

AI-BOOST, a new project funded by the European Commission’s Horizon Europe, is a prominent open challenge prize programme that will serve as a benchmark for the European artificial intelligence (AI) community.

The overall objective of the project is to create and run highly replicable AI open innovation competitions that attract the outstanding talent all over EU and Associated Countries, to drive scientific progress in the major AI Areas. The project will foster collaboration between the key stakeholders in AI community to define attractive AI challenges with the potential to lead trustworthy and human-centric real-world solutions.

AI-BOOST project is officially open!

Among several impacts the project aims to achieve, its main objectives are to:

  • Create a unique sound methodology capable of defining high social impact AI challenges;

  • Create highly replicable and attractive AI open innovation competitions capable of leading to breakthrough technologies and solutions with substantial scientific progress;

  • Provide access to infrastructure and expert knowledge and promote its adoption through effective training and troubleshooting during the challenges’ implementation;

  •  Attract outstanding talent and the best research teams to tackle AI challenges;

  • Engage private and public sponsors capable of providing funding, attractive

    rewards, and expertise;

  • Create an AI community to foster interaction among all relevant stakeholders.


AI-BOOST is composed of a strong consortium of seven partners: ZABALA, F6S, CINECA, INESC TEC, Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Safarika V Kosiciach, EIT DIGITAL and Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

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