BBI AND BTH AI INNOVATION CHALLENGE 26/2 – 2/3

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AI INNOVATION CHALLENGE

February 26 – March 2

WIN PRICES TO A VALUE OF 160 000 SEK
AND A TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO/ SILICON VALLEY

Now you have a perfect opportunity to realize your ideas within Artificial Intelligence and put them to the test. Sign up for the BTH and BBI AI Innovation Challenge. The scope is easy!

Form a 2–4 person team and sign up latest February 25 at 23.59!

  • Attend the Challenge Kick-on at BBI, for more info and rules, February 26 at 15.00
  • Put all your AI ideas on the table and analyse which one you think holds a golden business opportunity. Build a prototype, describe your business model and finally…
  • Pitch your outstanding idea to a jury of business representatives March 2 at 15.00

The best solution wins prices to a total value of 160 000 SEK!

  • Spot at the BBI Startup Program (Value 100 000 SEK)
  • Check of 35 000 SEK to use for developing your business
  • Spot in the BBI yearly business trip to Silicon Valley (Value 25 000 SEK)

The challenge is carried out in cooperation between Blekinge Institute of Technology and Blekinge Business Incubator (BBI). Participating teams will learn world leading innovation method Lean Startup and have access to guidance, support and pitch training from business developers at Blekinge Business Incubator. The jury includes representatives from BTH, BBI, Ericsson, Telenor and Karlskrona Municipality.

Send an e-mail to info@b-b-i.se to sign up!

Challenge agenda

Monday 26/2 – Challenge start
Introduction and AI Challenge kick off, at BBI 15:00

Tuesday 27/2 
Prototyping support available at BTH and business coaching available at BBI between 12.00–17.00
Every day all teams must check in to BBI, with information about their work progress, latest 17:00

Wednesday 28/2
Prototyping support available at BTH and business coaching available at BBI between 09.00–17.00
Every day all teams must check in to BBI, with information about their work progress, latest 17:00

Thursday 1/3 – Test-pitch-day!
All teams need to book a coach-meeting at BBI to perform and get feedback on a test pitch.
All teams must also hand in a one-page NABC-description of their business idea and product/service to the jury.
Deadline for test pitch and ”one-pager” 17.00

Friday 2/3 – Jury presentations!
Possible final rehearsal of pitch at BBI between 09.00-12.00
In the afternoon, each team have 6 minutes to present their AI Innovation concept to the jury, following 4 minutes for questions. After jury considerations the winning team will be announced!