A list of the top 100 projects solving problems related to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

IRCAI is releasing a compilation of 100 projects dedicated to addressing challenges associated with the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI). These projects span across all five geographical regions: Africa, Europe and the Americas, Asia and the Pacific, and the Middle East.

The primary objective is to outline and exhibit solutions from a global perspective, and contribute to the SDGs by establishing the world’s most extensive platform for sustainable solutions. IRCAI seeks to promote and enhance applicable solutions that can credibly address real-life developmental challenges, with an emphasis on ethical considerations.

This initiative demonstrates that the integration of AI in the realm of sustainability is not merely emerging but thriving around the world. This development is evident across research groups worldwide, permeating through various entities such as start-ups, established companies, development agencies, and non-profit organisations.

The reviews of these projects were conducted by members of the IRCAI Scientific Programme Committees, Scientific Journal Editorial Board, and Business and Impact Council.

Computer Software, United States, 2021 “Sam”, the Non-Binary Voice Assistant Promising Fintech, United Kingdom, 2021 1-10 Early stage Health, United States, 2021 19 to Zero – COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Project Promising Finance/ Credit Companies, United Arab Emirates, 2022 1WB Web3-AI e-wallet payment platform for the unbanked and female population Early stage Internet, France, 2022 4INSHIELD Early stage Bulding Materials & Equipment, United States, 2021 75F IoT Building Management System Promising Education, South Africa, 2022 A Framework for Designing Student Support Strategies in Higher Education Institutions using Artificial Intelligence Early stage Computer Software, United States, 2021 A Measurements-Based Approach to Supervised Machine Learning Promising Computer Software, Belgium, 2021 A Motivational and Personalized Recommender Systems for Healthy Physical Activities Early stage Computer Software, Mexico, 2022 A very economical object recognition system for service robots Early stage Computer Software, Mexico, United States, 2021 A.I. For Good Framework to Empower Digital Workers Promising Computer Software, Mexico, 2022 A.I. For Good Framework to Empower Digital Workers Promising Government Employees, Argentina, 2021 Adress Informal settlements’ exposure to climate-related hazard Promising Internet, Nigeria, 2022 AfriHate: Hate and Offensive Speech Detection for African Languages Promising Communications/Electronics, Canada, 2022 Afrocentric NLP Outstanding Agribusiness, Palestine, State of, 2022 Agri Medic Early stage Agribusiness, Cameroon, 2022 Agrix Tech Promising Banking, Mortgage, United States, 2021 AI and Digital Ledger Technologies Early stage Agribusiness, Ethiopia, 2021 AI based SmallFarm Land Farmers Decision Support System Pilot Project Promising Computer Software, United States, 2022 AI Bias Correction via Machine Learning for Categories Early stage Internet, United Kingdom, 2022 AI Facial Age Estimation Early stage Peacebuilding, International, United States, 2021 AI for Peacebuilding Promising Education, United States, 2022 AI Powered Operating System for National Education Early stage Health, Ireland, 2022 AI_PREMie (Artificial Intelligence to Prevent preterm birth due to preeclampsia while protecting Mothers’ lives) Excellent Government Employees, Belgium, 2022 AI-based community engagement platform and analysis by CitizenLab Excellent Health, Pakistan, 2022 AI-based DICOM viewer Excellent Education, Nigeria, 2022 AI-powered Classroom Engagement and Learning Optimization System Early stage Education, Nigeria, 2022 AI-powered Learning socialization and virtualization platform Early stage Banks, Savings & Loans, Nigeria, 2022 AI-powered SMS Fraud Detector and Instant Fraud Prevention Call Alert Early stage Environment, United Kingdom, 2022 AI-powered tools for climate law and policy data research Excellent Education, Poland, 2021 AI4Youth Promising Energy & Natural Resources, United States, 2021 AMP Robotics’ AI platform and capabilities Excellent Education, New Zealand, 2021 Excellent Education, New Zealand, 2022 Early stage Computer Software, Jordan, 2022 An AI based Classification System for Aggregate using Image Processing And Artificial Neural Network Early stage Computer Software, Jordan, 2022 An AI-based Cervical Cancer Prediction Using Machine Learning Techniques Early stage Public Employees, Italy, 2021 An AI-powered classification email system to help the Italian Public Administration to better serve citizens Outstanding Aerospace, Defense Contractors, Palestine, State of, 2022 An astronomical project specialized in astronomical tourism and astronomy education with VR, AR . feature Early stage Health, United Kingdom, 2021 An innovative AI diagnostic tool using saliva to predict oral health vs disease Promising Agribusiness, Mexico, 2021 ANNIT Early stage Environment, United States, 2022 Arbimon Excellent Insurance, United States, 2021 Arbol Promising Business Services, Italy, 2021 Artificial intelligence models for water conservation Excellent Environment, Italy, 2022 Artificial intelligence techniques to tackle urban air pollution Promising Health, Mexico, 2022 Artificial Intelligence-Based Referral System for Patients With Diabetic Retinopathy in Jalisco Outstanding Mining, Germany, 2021 ASMSpotter Outstanding Agricultural Services & Products, Morocco, 2021 Assessment of the ecobranding positive impacts on sustainability Early stage Food Processing & Sales, United Kingdom, 2021 ASSET: A Value-sensitive AI Approach to Empower Sustainable Consumption Promising Health, United States, 2022 AutoHealth: Automatic Deep Learning Software for Low Cost Healthcare Assistance Early stage Securities & Investment, Estonia, 2021 Automation of investment promotion at the Estonian Investment Agency Early stage Securities & Investment, Estonia, 2022 Automation of investment promotion at the Estonian Investment Agency Early stage Energy & Natural Resources, Palestine, State of, 2022 Axle shaft wind turbine Early stage Health, Netherlands, 2022 Be-INTACT Promising Food & Beverage, Israel, 2021 Beastro Early stage Education, Italy, 2021 BESPECIAL Excellent Computer Software, Estonia, 2021 Bitskout Promising Other, Estonia, 2022 Bitskout Early stage Non-profits, Foundations & Philanthropists, India, 2022 Blood Donation – A mobile application and web platform to find blood donors online Early stage Real Estate, Canada, 2021 BrainBox AI Promising Health Professionals, Palestine, State of, 2022 Breast Lesions Detection via Mammographic Images Processing Early stage Computer Software, Germany, 2021 briink Promising Finance/ Credit Companies, Germany, 2022 Briink Excellent Schools/Education, Italy, 2022 BullyBuster – A framework for bullying and cyberbullying action detection by computer vision and artificial intelligence methods and algorithms Promising Other, Estonia, 2022 Bürokratt Promising Internet, China, 2021 CDNBye Early stage Mental Health, Private Safety Services, Public Safety, United States, 2021 CityAegis Mobile App (, PASSWORD: IRCAIJul31) Promising "Decision-makers" in pubilc and private sectors, Spain, 2021 CivicLytics Promising Computer Software, Serbia, 2021 Clean Code and Design Educational Tool (Clean CaDET), funded by the Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia Promising Other, Switzerland, 2022 Climate finance accounting via artificial intelligence Outstanding Computer Software, United States, 2022 Climate Resilience Digital Twin Promising Waste Management, Latvia, 2022 Collection of disposable e-cigarettes and batteries. Promising Alternative Energy Production & Services, United Kingdom, 2022 Collective Learning: Human-machine Collective Intelligence at Smart City Scale Outstanding Health, India, 2021 CovAid – Twist Promising Education, India, 2021 Creators not consumers Promising Finance/ Credit Companies, Netherlands, 2021 Cyan Reef impact investing platform Promising Other, Austria, 2022 DaVinci Early stage Computer Software, Kenya, 2022 Decolonizing Science Early stage Farming, Tanzania, the United Republic of, 2022 Deep Learning Tools for Early Detection of Diseases Affecting Common Bean and Irish Potato in the Southern Highlands Regions of Tanzania Excellent Education, United States, 2021 Democratising Online Education with AI-powered Esme Learning Early stage Health, Nigeria, 2022 DICOM-X Promising Attorneys/Law Firms, Kenya, 2022 Digest Early stage Education, Senegal, 2021 Djehuty Promising Other, Germany, 2022 DKNO Early stage Education, Nigeria, 2021 DSN EdTech AI Adaptive Learning Engine Promising Agriculture, Sudan, 2022 E-Agriculture by using AI Early stage Health, Spain, 2022 EARS – Early AI-supported Response with Social Listening Excellent Health, Italy, 2021 ECHealth Excellent Energy & Natural Resources, United Arab Emirates, 2022 EnergyCons Early stage Environment, France, 2021 Environmental intelligence platform Early stage Government Employees, Germany, 2022 Environmental Intelligence Suite Excellent All Industries, Canada, 2021 Equalby30 – Gender Equity in the Energy Sector Promising All Industries, United States, 2021 Ethics for AI Early stage Personal Safety, Hungary, 2021 EvoAId Guarding Beats Promising Energy & Natural Resources, United States, 2021 Expert forecasting for energy companies Promising Advertising/ Public Relations, United Kingdom, 2021 Factmata Narrative Monitoring Early stage Clean Energy and others, Health, Germany, 2021 FAIR Forward – Artificial Intelligence for All Outstanding Other, South Africa, 2022 Global Index on Responsible Artificial Intelligence Promising Broadcasters, Radio/TV, Canada, 2022 Goverltyics Promising Broadcasters, Radio/TV, Canada, 2021 Goverlytics Early stage Business Services, Austria, 2021 Promising Business Services, France, 2022 Holis Excellent, Special Mention Agricultural Services & Products, India, 2022 Horticulture & Agri Quality Assaying Solutions Tools and Machines Excellent Banks, Savings & Loans, Singapore, 2022 How Data Science and AI can reduce gender bias and concurrently increase profitability Excellent Workplace Safety, Serbia, 2021 Promising Computer Software, Canada, 2021 Human Machine Intelligence In Cybersecurity Early stage Business Services, Bulgaria, 2022 Humans in the Loop Early stage Health, Pakistan, 2022 i-Brain ( Brain tumor diagnostics ) Early stage Foundations, Philanthropists & non-profits, United States, 2021 ImpactMapper Autocoding Promising Accountants, Cameroon, 2022 Improve diagnostics of typhoid through Open Science: An Artificial Intelligence-based technique Early stage Transportation, Slovenia, 2022 Inteligent system to increase road safety Early stage Foundations, Philanthropists & non-profits, United States, 2021 Intuition Early stage Miscellaneous Services, Spain, 2021 iTenders Early stage Other, United States, 2022 JET Unleashing the potential of youth in the caribbean Early stage Attorneys/Law Firms, Uganda, 2022 JusticeBot Early stage Education, United States, 2021 KAIT Solutions Early stage Education, United States, 2022 KAIT Solutions from Knowledge AI Promising Multiple Industries, Estonia, 2021 KrattAI Early stage Education, United Kingdom, 2021 Learnisa Promising Education, United Kingdom, 2022 Learnisa Promising Construction Services, France, 2021 weak-signal driven project management Promising Civil Servants/ Public Officials, United Kingdom, 2021 Logically Intelligence Outstanding Private Equity & Investment Firms, United States, 2021 MALENA (Machine Learning Environment, Social and Governance Analyst) Promising Private Equity & Investment Firms, United States, 2022 MALENA (Machine Learning Environment, Social and Governance Analyst) Outstanding Environment, Poland, 2022 Mbaza AI Outstanding Health, 2021 MedCheX: An e-Alert system for automatically detecting pneumonia from chest X-rays Outstanding Computer Software, Spain, 2021 MEETOPTICS Early stage Human Rights, United Kingdom, 2022 Minerva Promising Environment, Canada, 2022 Mobius: Artificial intelligence for scalable and standardised whale monitoring Outstanding Farming, United States, 2021 Monitoring global soil carbon stocks in agricultural lands Excellent Agriculture, United States, 2021 NASA Harvest Outstanding Finance/ Credit Companies, United Kingdom, 2021 NatureAlpha Biodiversity & nature metrics platform Outstanding Food Products Manufacturing, Canada, 2021 Novel Application of Advanced Manufacturing Approaches to High Quality Protein Outstanding Finance/ Credit Companies, Nigeria, 2021 Novel Machine Learning Approach for Credit Risk assessment using Non-Traditional Data Sets Promising Finance/ Credit Companies, Nigeria, 2022 Novel Machine Learning Approach for Credit Risk assessment using Non-Traditional Data Sets Promising Energy & Natural Resources, United Kingdom, 2022 Nowcasting of Solar Electricity Production Outstanding Other, India, 2022 Oceanographic dashboard Early stage Communications/ Electronics, Germany, 2021 OmniBot ∞ Promising Education, Slovenia, 2021 OpenProf Excellent Non-profits, Foundations & Philanthropists, Türkiye, 2022 OSDG Promising, Special Mention Misc Business, United States, 2022 Pachama Originals Outstanding Government Employees, United States, 2021 Pano Rapid Detect Promising Insurance, France, 2021 Parametric Wildfire Insurance Promising Non-profits, Foundations & Philanthropists, Germany, 2022 CCC – Crises Contact Center and Helpdesk for people in need or with disadvantages Promising Education, Netherlands, 2021 PetitPouss Early stage Other, Greece, 2022 Pioneers for AI Promising Environment, Greece, 2022 Pluto Excellent Health, Nigeria, 2021 PrescribeWrite Early stage Internet, France, 2022 Protecting online communities Promising Health, Italy, 2021 Quantifying Dengue Outbreaks from Space using AI Promising Health, Brazil, 2021 R1T1 Robot Promising Other, Italy, 2022 ReACT – ReAccompanying Chain Transformation Early stage Forestry & Forest Products, Zambia, 2021 Reducing carbon emissions in Zambias forest using compute vision. Early stage Transportation, Italy, 2021 ReLOG3P (Reshaping LOGistics aiming for 3P: People, Planet, Prosperity) Early stage Health, United States, 2022 Remosense Early stage Other, Norway, 2022 Researcher Workspace Outstanding Other, Namibia, 2022 Responsible Human-centered AI in Africa (RHAI-AFRICA) Excellent Internet, United Kingdom, 2021 Rewire Outstanding HMOS & Health Care Services, Spain, 2021 RobHome senior care home assistant Promising Computer Software, Japan, 2022 RuleWatcher Excellent Computer Software, Japan, 2021 Early stage Online Child Safety-safety tech, United Kingdom, 2021 Safeguarding children online in realtime Promising Schools/ Education, United States, 2021 Save the Children Early stage Agribusiness, United States, 2021 Scalable soil carbon measurement for agricultural lands Early stage Schools/ Education, United States, 2021 School mapping using AI and high-resolution satellite imagery Excellent All Industries, France, 2021 SDG Meter Excellent Environment, United States, 2022 Sentinel – Smart AI for Wildlife Conservation Excellent Agricultural Services & Products, Angola, 2022 Sistema de Controle de Acesso Por Reconhecimento Fácial Early stage Labor, Netherlands, 2021 SkillLab Outstanding Health, Belgium, 2021 Sleep apnea Excellent Environment, Cameroon, 2022 Smart and profitable garbage can Early stage Environment, Singapore, 2022 Smart Buildings Early stage Textiles, Portugal, 2022 Smartex AI based Inspection System Excellent, Special Mention Computer Software, Serbia, 2022 Smarticity Early stage Energy & Natural Resources, United Kingdom, 2021 Solar Photovoltaic Nowcasting Promising Environment, United States, 2021 SpaceML Worldview Search – The NoCode Earth Data Curator from Unlabeled Petabyte Scale Imagery Promising Multiple Industries, Switzerland, 2021 Strategic Intelligence platform Promising Health, India, 2021 Strengthening of hospitals in resource limited settings by calling up AI algorithm for Chest Xrays to tackle dual burden of COVID-19 and TB Excellent Education, Chile, 2021 Student Succes Promising Transportation, Canada, 2022 Sustainable Infrastructure Management Using CityROVER AI Promising Savings and Loans, France, 2021 Sustainable investment Brain Excellent Computer Software, United States, 2021 Talov Promising Health, Pakistan, 2021 Tashkhees Early stage Other, Angola, 2022 TECH-GEST – AI-based asset monitoring framework. Excellent Other, Palestine, State of, 2022 Teleporting virtually to Palestinian historical locations Early stage Economics, Public health etc., Public Policy, United States, 2021 The AI Economist Promising transversal, Netherlands, 2021 The Civic AI Lab Early stage Climate, United States, 2021 The Implementation of the Atlas Biospheric Design Center Early stage Venture Capital, Germany, 2022 The Merantix Venture Studio Early stage Environment, United States, 2021 The Sentinel System Promising Misc Manufacturing & Distributing, Kenya, 2022 THiNKiT Smart Speaker Early stage Other, Spain, 2022 Towards a green metaverse era. How can experiences during the covid -19 pandemic trigger law and environmental related transformations as well as green data input. Early stage Agricultural Services & Products, Philippines, 2022 TrACE.AI Project Early stage Health, United States, 2021 Using AI to Accelerate Changing the Eating Habits of a Nation Promising Health, Lithuania, 2022 Using machine learning to determine preoperative feasibility and postoperative outcomes of liver transplantation Early stage Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, United Kingdom, 2022 Util sustainability analytics Excellent Health, Spain, 2022 VALENCIA IA4COVID Early stage Foundations, Philanthropists & non-profits, Germany, 2021 Viktoria 1.0 @Hippo AI Foundation Early stage Trash collection/ waste management, United States, 2021 Vitron Excellent Environment, Austria, 2021 Vlinder – Mangrove Carbon Verification System Promising Steel Production, Latvia, 2022 Warden Machinery Early stage Environment, United States, 2021 Wildbook Promising Computer Software, United States, 2021 Wildfire Spread Prediction Promising transversal, Portugal, 2021 World Data League (WDL) Promising Cloud Computing, videogames, United States, 2021 World Integration Loop (WIL) Early stage Education, United Kingdom, 2022 X5GON: Cross Modal, Cross Cultural, Cross Lingual, Cross Domain, and Cross Site Global OER Network Early stage Bars & Restaurants, Estonia, 2021 Yanu Service robot Early stage Banks, Commercial, United Kingdom, 2021 Zupervise, AI Risk Governance Platform Promising


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