Outstanding Achievements & Research Contributions

Recognising those who have contributed their services with a passion, dedication and commitment to knowledge, society, culture, or innovation.

AI Ethics

Understanding the ethical risks of AI and taking action to preserve our human values in an ever changing technological setting is one of the most important challenges facing society. With this award, we recognise the work of a company or individual that continues to lead this effort and inspires constructive dialogue on how to approach our future in an artificially intelligent world.

AI Accelerator/ Incubator

Accelerator and incubator programmes ensure the tech community is constantly developing new capabilities and finding new solutions to the most pressing business and societal challenges. Here, we spotlight the accelerator or incubator that has demonstrated the best programme for its cohorts.

Enterprise Adoption of AI

This award recognises an enterprise that has shown exemplary commitment to, and successful deployment of, AI integration into its operations.

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Social Good

We strongly believe that tech should and must work for everyone. The applications of AI in breaking the poverty cycle and raising communities in developing nations are vast. This award celebrates the outstanding efforts of one company in using AI tools to support global development.

PhD Thesis (individual)

Dissertations at the doctoral level represent some of the brightest and best ideas in the field of AI. They represent the frontier of the field, and are testaments to years of hard work and dedicated focus. This award represents the best of the best of PhD dissertations, taking into account quality, ingenuity, rigour and impact.

Journalism (individual)

The role journalists play in combatting fake news and partial reporting is crucial. This award honours an AI/ tech journalist for their outstanding contributions to the media.

Best Course In AI

Now that AI is playing an increasingly vital role in every sector of industry, technical expertise is in high demand. Especially for the younger population, these skills become crucial. This award highlights the best tutorial or course in AI that targets this rapidly expanding need.

Tech Regulation

2021 is shaping up to be a landmark year for tech regulation. This award recognises the efforts of an organisation or individual that celebrates the mindful and fair implementation of technology through tireless campaigning.

Outstanding Achievements & Research Awards

Award Categories

Outstanding Achievements & Research Contributions

Recognising those who have contributed their services with a passion, dedication and commitment to knowledge, society, culture, or innovation.

Past Judges

Recognising inspiring leaders for their exemplary guidance, vision and the positive impact on individuals, organisations and their communities.

Recognising Leadership

Recognising the best in cutting edge innovation and the groundbreaking transformation leading us into the future and how we approach an artificially intelligent world.

Best Innovation

Recognising products and people who bring AI to life and by shaping our future will revolutionise our approach to real world problems.

Best Tech Product

Recognising an incredible commitment to democratising the adoption, creation or regulation of tech at a global scale.

Global Goals

Recognising those who have contributed their services with a passion and commitment to knowledge, society, culture, or innovation.

Outstanding Achievements & Research Contributions

Recognising industry pioneers developing clean and sustainable technologies that provide immediate and practical solutions to climate change.

Best Climate Innovation

Award winners

Khari Johnson, VentureBeat

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Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

2021

Jenny Kleeman, Journalist

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Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

2020

Helen Gao

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Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

2019

Tom Simonite

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Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism 2018

2019

Santosh Tirunagari

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Outstanding post-doc research

2018

Siraj Raval

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Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Best Course In AI

2018

Sebastian Ruder, Senior research scientist, Deepmind

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Outstanding contribution to AI - PhD Thesis (Individual)

2019

Jenny Kleeman, Journalist

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2020 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

Helen Gao

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2018 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

Tom Simonite

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2018 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

Santosh Tirunagari

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2018 Outstanding post-doc research

Siraj Raval

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2018 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Best Course In AI

Sebastian Ruder, Senior research scientist, Deepmind

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2019 Outstanding contribution to AI - PhD Thesis (Individual)

Khari Johnson, VentureBeat

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2021 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

Khari Johnson, VentureBeat

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2021 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism 2021

Jenny Kleeman, Journalist

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2020 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism 2020

Helen Gao

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2019 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

Tom Simonite

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2018 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

Santosh Tirunagari

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2018 Outstanding post-doc research

Siraj Raval

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2018 Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Best Course In AI

Sebastian Ruder, Senior research scientist, Deepmind

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2019 Outstanding contribution to AI - PhD Thesis (Individual)

CEO & Founder, Kids Code Jeunesse

Kate Arthur

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Deeptech industry expert, Choose Paris Region

Thomas Fauvel

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Senior Venture Manager,
Creative Destruction Lab

Sarah Jones

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Professor of Computer Science King's College London

Michael Luck

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Education & Healthcare Technologies Investor and Advisor

Alan Greenberg

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Head of the Office for Artificial Intelligence, Office for Artificial Intelligence

Sana Khareghani

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Managing Director

Numenos

Terry von Bibra

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Kate Arthur

CEO & Founder, Kids Code Jeunesse

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Thomas Fauvel

Deeptech industry expert, Choose Paris Region

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Sarah Jones

Senior Venture Manager,
Creative Destruction Lab

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Michael Luck

Professor of Computer Science - King's College London

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Alan Greenberg

Education & Healthcare Technologies Investor and Advisor

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Sana Khareghani

Head of the Office for Artificial Intelligence, Office for Artificial Intelligence

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Terry von Bibra

Managing Director, Numenos