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Ignite change with AI: Applications are open for the Cannes Neuron Awards

Artificial Intelligence | Inclusivity | Innovation & Creativity

The prestigious Cannes Neuron Awards have announced their call for innovative AI solutions that are shaping the world for the better. As part of the World Artificial Intelligence Cannes Festival (WAICF), these awards recognize and celebrate groundbreaking advancements in the field of AI. This is an opportunity to put transformative AI solutions on the global stage, share your vision with the world, and inspire others to follow in your footsteps.


The Cannes Neuron Awards is more than the awards ceremony. It’s a global platform that shines a spotlight on the most innovative AI solutions from around the world. As the official partner, ITU’s AI for Good supports this initiative supporting the power of AI to solve real-world problems, improve lives, and create a sustainable future.


This year, four prestigious “Cannes Neurons” trophies will be awarded:

1. Inclusive AI trophy

2. Sustainable AI trophy

3. Creative AI trophy

4. Special Jury Award


The deadline for applications is Friday, 8th December at midnight. Apply here. Whether you’re a developer, user of AI, a start-up, or a large corporation, the Cannes Neurons Awards is an incredible opportunity to showcase your AI innovations and gain global recognition. Participation in the competition is free and open to all.


Winning an award here not only brings international recognition and prestige but also opens doors to new opportunities. It’s a chance to connect with other AI innovators, industry leaders, and potential investors, expanding your network and potentially your horizons. Additionally, your project will be included in a video and a press release sent to innovation-specialized journalists. The winners will receive a “Cannes Neurons” trophy created by a renowned designer and have the choice between a stand in the start-up village or three VIP invitations for the 2024 edition of the festival. The jury, made up of ten internationally renowned AI experts, will select six finalists (two for each category: Inclusive AI, Sustainable AI, Creative AI). Among all the candidates, the jury will also select the recipient of the Special Jury Award. These finalists will present their projects during Battles, competing for each trophy. The audience will then select the winners live electronically. Don’t miss this opportunity to make your mark on the AI world and contribute to a better future. Apply now for free to the Cannes Neurons Awards and show the world how AI can indeed be a force for good.

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