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Computable, De Dataloog and HvA have launched the Dutch Applied AI Award

12 October 2020

ICT professional Computable, Podcast De Dataloog and the Amsterdam University of Applied Science (HvA) will be launching the first ever Dutch Applied AI Award. Out of 52 nominations a jury of five specialists in the field of AI have chosen 10 nominees that will have the chance to win the award.

The nominees are diverse in nature. They consist of tech startups that use AI in their business operations, products that integrate AI and projects that use AI. The contenders have been and will be judged on applicability, uniqueness, transparency and social value. 

The jury of the Dutch Applied AI Award 2020 consists of:

  • Maaike Harbers, Lector (Professor of Applied Sciences) Artificial Intelligence & Society at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
  • Jurjen Helmus, Owner of De Dataloog and Expert Smart Asset Management at the HvA Expertise Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • Nanda Piersma – Scientific Director at the HvA Expertise Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • Henk-Jan Vink, Managing Director at TNO Unit ICT and co-writer of the Dutch AI strategy
  • Jann de Waal, Founder of INFO and Chairman of Top Sector Creative Industries of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate

On Wednesday 21 October 2020, De Dataloog podcast will announce the ten nominees that will be pitching for the Dutch Applied AI Award 2020. Consideration is given to the extent to which the solution has already been implemented and used by the intended audience, the extent to which the solution is unique and whether it has been marketed before, and how transparent the AI algorithm is. Lastly, the jury will also be looking at the social impact of the solution and whether sustainability is at the forefront of the design principles. 

For more information or questions you can get in touch with Masja Zeegers (Communications Officer) at m.w.h.zeegers@hva.nl and 06 1454 7747