As cloud and AI technologies are shaping all industries globally and driving numerous innovations, Alibaba Cloud has launched the Machine Learning Platform for AI (PAI) service to empower AI developers and innovators by lowering technical barriers and development costs. The Alibaba Cloud Global AI Innovation Challenge is an open competition for global AI developers, researchers, startups and solution providers to make and/or enhance their products or projects based on machine learning using PAI.
EligibilityOpen to all AI Developers and Innovators across the world. Applicants must be using machine earning for their projects.
1st Place: 1 Team$20,000 Cash Prize (Pre-Tax) $5,000 Alibaba Cloud Credits $5,000 PAI Credits
2nd Place: 2 Teams$10,000 Cash Prize (Pre-Tax) $4,000 Alibaba Cloud Credits $4,000 Alibaba Cloud Credits
3rd Place: 3 Teams$5,000 Cash Prize (Pre-Tax) $2,500 Alibaba Cloud Credits $2,500 PAI Credits
Innovation Award: 10 Teams$1,000 Alibaba Cloud Credits $1,000 PAI Credits
In addition, all winners will also get the following benefits:Award Certificates Priority to become Alibaba Cloud MVP or Student Ambassador Global Exposure
Requirement for RegistrationParticipants must have an account on Alibaba Cloud International Site before registering for the challenge. In order to get PAI coupon and start using PAI, you are required to add a valid payment method to your account. (If you are a university/college student and do not have a valid payment method, please get student verification before claiming the coupon. ) A team may consist of one or more participants. The coupon and award will be only given to one account for a team and cannot be separated.
How to Join the Challenge
The challenge is open to anyone who is using machine learning for their projects. Please follow the steps to register for the challenge and claim your benefits (see step-by-step guide).