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

IRCAI is releasing a list of 100 projects solving problems related to the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with the application of Artificial Intelligence, from all five geographical regions: Africa, Europe and Americas, Asia and the Pacific, and the Middle East.

The main aim is to scope and showcase solutions from around the world and contribute to the SDGs by creating the world’s largest sustainable solutions platform, and helping these solutions grow even more effective and impactful. This means that we list solutions that are applicable and can credibly solve a real-life problem in development with a considered emphasis on ethics.

The 2021 call was phenomenally successful and the submissions proved that the usage of AI in the field of sustainability is not just emerging but also thriving and emerging from research groups across the world, permeating through start-ups, established companies, development agencies and non-profit charities.

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

Computer Software, United States, SDG5 “Sam”, the Non-Binary Voice Assistant Promising Fintech, United Kingdom, SDG1, SDG10, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15, SDG16, SDG17, SDG2, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5, SDG6, SDG7, SDG8, SDG9 1-10 Early stage Health, United States, SDG11, SDG3 19 to Zero – COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Project Promising Bulding Materials & Equipment, United States, SDG11, SDG13, SDG7 75F IoT Building Management System Promising Computer Software, United States, SDG3, SDG9 A Measurements-Based Approach to Supervised Machine Learning Promising Computer Software, Belgium, SDG3 A Motivational and Personalized Recommender Systems for Healthy Physical Activities Early stage Computer Software, Mexico, United States, SDG8 A.I. For Good Framework to Empower Digital Workers Promising Government Employees, Argentina, SDG11, SDG13 Adress Informal settlements’ exposure to climate-related hazard Promising Banking, Mortgage, United States, SDG10, SDG8, SDG9 AI and Digital Ledger Technologies Early stage Agribusiness, Ethiopia, SDG1, SDG10, SDG12, SDG13, SDG2, SDG3, SDG6, SDG8 AI based SmallFarm Land Farmers Decision Support System Pilot Project Promising Peacebuilding, International, United States, SDG16 AI for Peacebuilding Promising Education, Poland, SDG10, SDG4, SDG9 AI4Youth Promising Energy & Natural Resources, United States, SDG11, SDG13, SDG8 AMP Robotics’ AI platform and capabilities Excellent Education, New Zealand, SDG10, SDG17, SDG4, SDG5 Excellent Public Employees, Italy, SDG8, SDG9 An AI-powered classification email system to help the Italian Public Administration to better serve citizens Outstanding Health, United Kingdom, SDG10, SDG17, SDG3, SDG9 An innovative AI diagnostic tool using saliva to predict oral health vs disease Promising Agribusiness, Mexico, SDG3 ANNIT Early stage Insurance, United States, SDG13 Arbol Promising Business Services, Italy, SDG11, SDG14, SDG6, SDG9 Artificial intelligence models for water conservation Excellent Mining, Germany, SDG12, SDG15 ASMSpotter Outstanding Agricultural Services & Products, Morocco, SDG12 Assessment of the ecobranding positive impacts on sustainability Early stage Food Processing & Sales, United Kingdom, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG3, SDG9 ASSET: A Value-sensitive AI Approach to Empower Sustainable Consumption Promising Securities & Investment, Estonia, SDG8, SDG9 Automation of investment promotion at the Estonian Investment Agency Early stage Food & Beverage, Israel, SDG12, SDG15, SDG2, SDG3 Beastro Early stage Education, Italy, SDG10, SDG4 BESPECIAL Excellent Computer Software, Estonia, SDG8, SDG9 Bitskout Promising Real Estate, Canada, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG7, SDG9 BrainBox AI Promising Computer Software, Germany, SDG12, SDG13, SDG17 briink Promising Internet, China, SDG17, SDG4, SDG8, SDG9 CDNBye Early stage Mental Health, Private Safety Services, Public Safety, United States, SDG11, SDG16, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5 CityAegis Mobile App (, PASSWORD: IRCAIJul31) Promising "Decision-makers" in pubilc and private sectors, Spain, SDG16, SDG3, SDG5 CivicLytics Promising Computer Software, Serbia, SDG10, SDG4, SDG9 Clean Code and Design Educational Tool (Clean CaDET), funded by the Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia Promising Health, India, SDG3 CovAid – Twist Promising Education, India, SDG10, SDG13, SDG17, SDG4, SDG5, SDG8 Creators not consumers Promising Finance/ Credit Companies, Netherlands, SDG1, SDG10, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG3, SDG5, SDG8, SDG9 Cyan Reef impact investing platform Promising Education, United States, SDG4, SDG8, SDG9 Democratising Online Education with AI-powered Esme Learning Early stage Education, Senegal, SDG4 Djehuty Promising Education, Nigeria, SDG4 DSN EdTech AI Adaptive Learning Engine Promising Health, Italy, SDG3 ECHealth Excellent Environment, France, SDG11, SDG3 Environmental intelligence platform Early stage All Industries, Canada, SDG5, SDG8 Equalby30 – Gender Equity in the Energy Sector Promising All Industries, United States, SDG1, SDG10, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15, SDG16, SDG17, SDG2, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5, SDG6, SDG7, SDG8, SDG9 Ethics for AI Early stage Personal Safety, Hungary, SDG3 EvoAId Guarding Beats Promising Energy & Natural Resources, United States, SDG12, SDG13, SDG7 Expert forecasting for energy companies Promising Advertising/ Public Relations, United Kingdom, SDG10, SDG16 Factmata Narrative Monitoring Early stage Clean Energy and others, Health, Germany, SDG10, SDG13, SDG17, SDG3, SDG5, SDG7, SDG9 FAIR Forward – Artificial Intelligence for All Outstanding Broadcasters, Radio/TV, Canada, SDG11, SDG16, SDG17, SDG4, SDG8, SDG9 Goverlytics Early stage Business Services, Austria, SDG10, SDG11, SDG17, SDG8, SDG9 Promising Workplace Safety, Serbia, SDG3, SDG9 Promising Computer Software, Canada, SDG4, SDG9 Human Machine Intelligence In Cybersecurity Early stage Foundations, Philanthropists & non-profits, United States, SDG10, SDG16, SDG17, SDG5, SDG9 ImpactMapper Autocoding Promising Foundations, Philanthropists & non-profits, United States, SDG1, SDG15, SDG17, SDG2, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5, SDG8 Intuition Early stage Miscellaneous Services, Spain, SDG10, SDG16, SDG5, SDG8 iTenders Early stage Education, United States, SDG4 KAIT Solutions Early stage Multiple Industries, Estonia, SDG16, SDG17, SDG8, SDG9 KrattAI Early stage Education, United Kingdom, SDG4, SDG8 Learnisa Promising Construction Services, France, SDG11, SDG6, SDG7, SDG9 weak-signal driven project management Promising Civil Servants/ Public Officials, United Kingdom, SDG16 Logically Intelligence Outstanding Private Equity & Investment Firms, United States, SDG1, SDG10, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15, SDG16, SDG17, SDG2, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5, SDG6, SDG7, SDG8, SDG9 MALENA (Machine Learning Environment, Social and Governance Analyst) Promising Health, SDG10, SDG3 MedCheX: An e-Alert system for automatically detecting pneumonia from chest X-rays Outstanding Computer Software, Spain, SDG11, SDG12, SDG5, SDG7, SDG8, SDG9 MEETOPTICS Early stage Farming, United States, SDG13, SDG15, SDG2 Monitoring global soil carbon stocks in agricultural lands Excellent Agriculture, United States, SDG1, SDG10, SDG13, SDG15, SDG17, SDG2 NASA Harvest Outstanding Finance/ Credit Companies, United Kingdom, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15, SDG17, SDG6 NatureAlpha Biodiversity & nature metrics platform Outstanding Food Products Manufacturing, Canada, SDG12, SDG13, SDG17, SDG2, SDG3, SDG9 Novel Application of Advanced Manufacturing Approaches to High Quality Protein Outstanding Finance/ Credit Companies, Nigeria, SDG1, SDG10, SDG3 Novel Machine Learning Approach for Credit Risk assessment using Non-Traditional Data Sets Promising Communications/ Electronics, Germany, SDG10, SDG16, SDG17, SDG3, SDG4, SDG8, SDG9 OmniBot ∞ Promising Education, Slovenia, SDG10, SDG4, SDG5 OpenProf Excellent Government Employees, United States, SDG13, SDG15 Pano Rapid Detect Promising Insurance, France, SDG9 Parametric Wildfire Insurance Promising Education, Netherlands, SDG4 PetitPouss Early stage Health, Nigeria, SDG3 PrescribeWrite Early stage Health, Italy, SDG10, SDG3 Quantifying Dengue Outbreaks from Space using AI Promising Health, Brazil, SDG1, SDG10, SDG11, SDG16, SDG17, SDG3, SDG5, SDG8, SDG9 R1T1 Robot Promising Forestry & Forest Products, Zambia, SDG13 Reducing carbon emissions in Zambias forest using compute vision. Early stage Transportation, Italy, SDG10, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG14, SDG17, SDG3, SDG4, SDG6, SDG7, SDG8, SDG9 ReLOG3P (Reshaping LOGistics aiming for 3P: People, Planet, Prosperity) Early stage Internet, United Kingdom, SDG16, SDG5, SDG9 Rewire Outstanding HMOS & Health Care Services, Spain, SDG3 RobHome senior care home assistant Promising Computer Software, Japan, SDG12, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15, SDG6 Early stage Online Child Safety-safety tech, United Kingdom, SDG11, SDG16, SDG3 Safeguarding children online in realtime Promising Schools/ Education, United States, SDG3, SDG4 Save the Children Early stage Agribusiness, United States, SDG13, SDG15, SDG2, SDG8 Scalable soil carbon measurement for agricultural lands Early stage Schools/ Education, United States, SDG1, SDG10, SDG4 School mapping using AI and high-resolution satellite imagery Excellent All Industries, France, SDG1, SDG10, SDG11, SDG12, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15, SDG16, SDG17, SDG2, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5, SDG6, SDG7, SDG8, SDG9 SDG Meter Excellent Labor, Netherlands, SDG1, SDG10, SDG4, SDG8 SkillLab Outstanding Health, Belgium, SDG3 Sleep apnea Excellent Energy & Natural Resources, United Kingdom, SDG11, SDG13, SDG7, SDG9 Solar Photovoltaic Nowcasting Promising Environment, United States, SDG13 SpaceML Worldview Search – The NoCode Earth Data Curator from Unlabeled Petabyte Scale Imagery Promising Multiple Industries, Switzerland, SDG4 Strategic Intelligence platform Promising Health, India, SDG3 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, SDG10, SDG4, SDG5, SDG8 Student Succes Promising Savings and Loans, France, SDG10, SDG12, SDG13, SDG3, SDG5, SDG8, SDG9 Sustainable investment Brain Excellent Computer Software, United States, SDG10, SDG4, SDG8 Talov Promising Health, Pakistan, SDG3 Tashkhees Early stage Economics, Public health etc., Public Policy, United States, SDG10, SDG8, SDG9 The AI Economist Promising transversal, Netherlands, SDG10, SDG11, SDG13, SDG16, SDG17, SDG3, SDG4, SDG8 The Civic AI Lab Early stage Climate, United States, SDG11 The Implementation of the Atlas Biospheric Design Center Early stage Environment, United States, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15 The Sentinel System Promising Health, United States, SDG3 Using AI to Accelerate Changing the Eating Habits of a Nation Promising Foundations, Philanthropists & non-profits, Germany, SDG1, SDG10, SDG11, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5, SDG8, SDG9 Viktoria 1.0 @Hippo AI Foundation Early stage Trash collection/ waste management, United States, SDG11, SDG12, SDG9 Vitron Excellent Environment, Austria, SDG1, SDG13, SDG14, SDG15, SDG2, SDG3, SDG4, SDG5, SDG8 Vlinder – Mangrove Carbon Verification System Promising Environment, United States, SDG14, SDG15 Wildbook Promising Computer Software, United States, SDG11, SDG13, SDG15 Wildfire Spread Prediction Promising transversal, Portugal, SDG11 World Data League (WDL) Promising Cloud Computing, videogames, United States, SDG13, SDG17, SDG9 World Integration Loop (WIL) Early stage Bars & Restaurants, Estonia, SDG8 Yanu Service robot Early stage Banks, Commercial, United Kingdom, SDG10, SDG9 Zupervise, AI Risk Governance Platform Promising


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