Three Transatlantic AI Hackathons will bring together creative minds and thought leaders from both sides of the Atlantic. They will collaborate on responsible solutions for crucial challenges of our times. This is a unique opportunity to perform in cross-cultural teams and across boundaries, and develop new approaches to difficult problems. Plus, receive an Oak-D-IOT Spatial AI Camera and win a total of $10,000 in prize money!
Are you up for the challenge?
Winners receive a total of $10,000 and all participants receive an Oak-D-IOT Spatial AI Camera!
Interested to meet team members from across the Atlantic?
Would you like to provide a challenge, or become a mentor, sponsor or judge?
Or do you have a general interest in this transatlantic initiative?
Anyone is invited to participate in the supporting events!
Objectives of the Transatlantic AI Hackathon Series
- Cooperative development of AI-based solutions to be used for the benefit of society, the environment, the economy and the state
- Intensive, virtual exchange of US and German AI developers, students, entrepreneurs, innovators, young professionals and seasoned experts
- Development of practical and responsible solutions based on AI to solve specific business challenges
- Establishment of (online) Hackathons as a platform for transatlantic cooperation
1st Transatlantic AI Hackathon:
Health and Safety Monitoring DeepHack
September 24-26, 2021
The registration deadline has passed. Stay tuned for the challenge announcement of the next Transatlantic AI Hackathon in Spring 2022.
The pandemic has accelerated digitalization in many areas and has tremendously raised the general awareness around health and safety. The first Transatlantic AI Hackathon will pick-up on these important developments and dive deeper into the possibilities of how edge AI can help improve health and safety in new and creative ways.
The Transatlantic AI Hackathon – Health and Safety Monitoring DeepHack calls for your AI-powered sensor and computer vision solutions at the edge. Imagine how intelligent local devices collect and evaluate data in real time to aid individuals or groups of people to stay safe and healthy.
Meet the Judges
Leaders and Experts in AI Technology, startups, business and health. They look forward to hearing your ideas and pitches!
Thank You to Our Mentors
An excellent and diverse group of mentors is lined up to support our teams during the Hackathon:
- Erik Kokalj, Software developer, Luxonis
- Karolina Piekarz, Operations Manager, Luxonis
- Łukasz Piłatowski, Embedded AI Developer, Luxonis
- Jason Burris, OpenVINO Academic Program Manager, Network and Edge Group, Intel
- Thomas Neubert, Senior Director Strategic Business Development & Innovation, Intel
- Devang Aggarwal, Product Analyst – AI/ML, Computer Vision, and IoT, Intel
- Adrian Boguszewski, AI Inference Software Evangelist, Intel
- Mrinal Karvir, Software Engineering Manager, Intel
- Maajid Khan N, Deep Learning Software Engineer, Intel
- Ezequiel Lanza, Field Application Engineer (IoT/AI), Intel
- Kavitha Krishnan, Head of Innovation Center Network, Bangalore, SAP
- Marcus Krug, Head of Innovation Center Network, Berlin/Potsdam, SAP
- Samuel Boehme, Technology Lead and Business Advisor, SAP Innovation Center Network
- Jake Wyrick, Senior Associate, WilmerHale
- Ragnar Kruse, Co-Founder & Managing Director, AI.Fund and AI.Hamburg
- Gilles Allain, International Business Leader, EIT Digital Accelerator
- David Chechelashvili, SVP Business Development, Xpand Vision
- Elisabeth L’Orange, CCO, Oxolo GmbH
Leading up to the Hackathon on Sep 24-26, 2021, we strongly recommend anyone interested to join our informational events which are free to everyone:
This information session informs potential participants, contributors and the general public about the challenge, prizes, give-aways, sponsors, process, and requirements.
Watch the video and get plenty of information about the process, the format of the Hackathon, and best practices.
Who should participate in the Hackathon?
The Transatlantic AI Hackathons are open to students, entrepreneurs, startups, innovators, tech and content leaders, developers, young professionals, experts, and companies who want to ensure that Artificial Intelligence is used in beneficial ways and are interested to work in cross-Atlantic teams.
We are also open to suggestions and submissions of concrete challenges, mentorships, and additional sponsorships. Companies and organizations of all sizes can join in – we will find the right place for you.
Everyone is invited to educational events before the Hackathon itself – for example, on the background on the challenges, cross-cultural team building, and development tools.
Keep me in the loop!
If you consider participating in a team, as a mentor or sponsor, or are just generally interested in the upcoming Transatlantic AI Hackathons, please sign up to receive more details as they become available.