International Program
Global Challenge —
Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Get on the map of AI cases for SDGs

First year program summary

280
ICT companies in AI as participants
40
finalists on the interactive
Map of AI cases for SDG and ESG
3
business missions: to Switzerland,
China and Singapore (28 participants)
24
sessions with mentors -
the founders of the biggest IT companies
3
AI patent landscape studies,
Russia and worldwide
6
program laureates nominated for participation
in the Innovation Factory AI for Good conference
hosted by ITU
Promotion
of the SDGs
among the technology community at the largest Russian conferences: SUV, Open Innovations, AI Journey, and international conferences: Belt & Road Summit, SWITCH, Singapore Fintech Week
Accreditation of the
Skolkovo Foundation
in SDSN
membership in UN Global Compact documents submitted
Launch of Interactive
AI case Map
a tool that offers easy-to-access
information on SDG solutions using AI
Winners of the 2020 Program
Nominations
Botkin.AI is a software-based platform for radiological studies' analysis using artificial intelligence technologies. Unlike most solutions on the market in this area, Botkin.AI is a holistic product that combines AI technologies with the state-of-the-art results in terms of accuracy, but also IT technologies, allowing seamless integration into existing processes of medical organizations and making radiologists benefit from using it on a daily basis. 15 completed and ongoing regional projects in Russia and abroad, e.g. Botkin.AI is used in the world's largest project of AI technologies implementation in medicine, led by the Moscow Department of Health.
Nominations
Oz Forensics helps to reduce costs and biometry fraud by automating online onboarding and client verification processes. This is inhouse development AI platform to detect face biometry and liveness, orc of any IDs and forgery recognition in any scans and photos. Oz Liveness (detection of a real person) helps to prevent deepfake fraud and spoofing attacks such as mask, fake video, etc. The technology is tested by MIT LFW and have high proved accuracy as TOP 2 in the world. The platform is integrated into the systems of leading banks from the TOP 100 Forbes in Russia, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Asia and Africa. The use of the platform allows increasing customer conversion due to easy and rapid registration process by 3 seconds, reducing the risk of biometric and deepfake attacks, automating the process of remote identification.
Nominations
SOL is a distance sign language interpretation platform that enables deaf people to receive the range of services that are available on the market for hearing citizens. The service should be available in all institutions working with the public and when a deaf person visits an institution, a communication mobile application should be launched. At the moment, the service operates in more than 800 institutions in Russia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Nominations
ВIOGEOHAB-UVA - Software for automatic identification of biological communities and geomorphological features of the seabed by photo and video analysis for mapping seascapes and monitoring ecosystems.
Nominations
«ЭМПЛ ПРО» - Software package for monitoring and functional diagnostics of diseases of internal organs in horses based on DeepSound AI neural network technology.
Nominations
idChess is a platform that recognizes chess games on real boards and instantly digitizes them from a video stream. It makes teaching chess more effective: students can record their games to track progress, share recorded games with coaches for analysis. idChess is already used in chess schools in Russia. More than 7 thousand chess games have been successfully digitized; more than 500 games were analyzed by coaches (based on data from chess schools).

Global Challenge — Artificial Intelligence for SDGs

Global
Objectives
Steady trend up to 2030 under complete uncertainty
International Business
Online business missions to Switzerland, China, Singapore, RSA, USA to meet clients, investors and government authorities
VUCA MBA
Educational program for project leaders aimed at developing mental models and tactical skills in our changing world
National
Strategy
National Strategy for AI Development up to 2030, objectives: demand and export promotion
Mentors and Jury
Mentors
Jury
Mentors
Jury
Business Guru
Integration Guru
Opportunities
International
Recognition
International Online Business Missions
Network and
Education
•  Educational program for project leaders aimed at developing mental models and tactical skills in our changing world
•  Product Development Workshop
Corporate
Customers
Presentation of participants’ cases to industrial partners of the Skolkovo Foundation and large international corporations
Innovation-enabling
Infrastructure
Skolkovo ecosystem of support measures and initiatives to develop a high-tech area of “Artificial Intelligence” in Russia
The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries – poor, rich and middle-income – to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. Artificial intelligence technologies can facilitate economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Economic growth shall be inclusive in order to generate sustainable job opportunities and equity.
Participation
Requirements
Having an AI case that efficiently addresses one or more SDGs
Utilization of one or more AI sub-technologies

Language understanding
and generating literate text, as well as creation of more convenient format of human-computer interaction

Natural language processing

Creation of solutions that find, track and classify objects

Computer vision

Creation of solutions to convert speech into text, analyze voice timbre and tonality, recognize emotions

Speech recognition and synthesis

Creation of solutions through which the process is carried out without human input, support in choosing a solution

Recommendation systems and intelligent decision support systems

Methods and technologies, the development of which affects all sub-technology in AI field

Prospective methods and AI technologies
Company having a legal entity status up to 10 years and a turnover of less than 1 billion roubles.
The ecosystem for global development
and interaction of Russian AI projects