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This edition of AWS AI Challenge powered by Amazon Web Services is dedicated for EMEA startups with best AI solutions that will receive infrastructure & technical, marketing and sales support!

Challenge Masters

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  • Axial3d Logo
  • Aporia Logo
  • Virtuleap Logo
  • Vizen Analytics Logo
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Challenge Finalists

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  • SmartPredict Logo
  • RobotAI Logo
  • Amberlo Logo
  • Voicefront Logo
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  • Bitskout Logo
  • Celsus AI Logo
  • KrattWorks Logo
  • Powerful Medical Logo
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  • BetterDocDetector Logo
  • Datavision Logo
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  • Thya Technology Logo
  • Medtransfer Logo
  • Calmsie Logo
  • Pigro Logo
  • Plant Jammer Logo

Participation Benefits

Up To $100,000 AWS credits

Levels of up to $10.000 for all registered startups, $25.000 for Finalists & $100.000 for Top 10!*

*AWS Activate Program rules must apply
AWS Connections

Invitation to AWS Connections program referring Startups to AWS Enterprise Customers for Top 10 companies

AWS References Program

Introduction to AWS Customer References Program supporting marketing and promotion for all Finalists

VC Community

Access to AWS Challenge Venture Capital community for all Finalists

Pitching Session

Live online pitching to international investors for Top 10 Startups

NVIDIA Inception Program

Participation in NVIDIA Inception Program & remote access to NVIDIA DGX system for 2 weeks for Top 10 Startups



Sep 21, 2021

Kick-Off Webinar

Sep - Oct 2021

Office Hours

Nov 3, 2021

Applications close

Nov 16, 2021

Challenge Finalists and Masters

Nov 23, 2021

Pitching Session

Evaluation Criteria

Applicants should develop Artificial Intelligence use case, solve a real problem and implement a real business solution. All projects will be evaluated by the business and technology specialists according to:


Business support



World changer

AWS Data Analytics*

Finalists Selection Criteria

  • Projects with Artificial Intelligence use case, solving a real business problem
  • Projects using at least 1 of approved AWS AI Services: SageMaker, Forecast, Personalize, Textract, Rekognition, ComprehendMedical, Translate, Lex, Polly, Transcribe, Comprehend, ElasticInference, Kendra and CodeGuru
  • Companies having 1) an MVP working on AWS infrastructure, 2) ready product on AWS or 3) projects migrated on AWS before October 29th (CONTACT US for special migration program, e.g. with FREE credits & custom support)

Masters Selection Criteria

  • Projects have to meet Finalists selection criteria to be considered as Masters
  • 10 out of all Challenge Finalists with the highest score will get a status of the Challenge Masters
  • *AWS Data Analytics usage is not required, however, it is an opportunity to get additional 10 points during the jury assessment and be selected as Top 10.

    The approved AWS Data Analytics Services are as follows: Amazon Athena, Amazon EMR, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon ElasticSearch, Amazon Quicksight, AWS Glue DataBrew, AWS Glue, Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (MSK), Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, Amazon Kinesis Video Streams, AWS Lake Formation, Amazon S3 Glacier, AWS Glue

Challenge Documentation


EMEA AWS Startup Hub

Consolidated in one place all EMEA wide resources for startups.

EMEA AWS Startup Loft

Every startup must to be there! Source of events, webinars, office hours and ask an expert section.

EMEA AWS Startup Academy

Series of events and content for startups to answer technology and business questions.

AWS Activate Program

Everything you need to know about credits, rules, financial engineering. Please read it through!


Technology Partner

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VC Partners

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  • global ventures logo
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  • middle east venture partners logo
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  • talent 10 logo
  • Sunfish Partners logo
  • cabra vc logo
  • Leta capital logo
  • lightbird vc logo
  • the untituled ventures logo
  • Nuvx venture capital logo
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  • Luminar ventures logo
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Community Partners

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  • startup heatmap europe logo
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  • bucharest ai logo
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  • Artificial Intelligence Association of Lithuania logo
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