We would like to congratulate the 12 innovative companies (details below) who have been announced as the winners of the 2023 AI Awards.
We are proud to sponsor the Best Application of AI in Healthcare category of the Awards, which recognise excellence and innovation in the fields of Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence in Ireland.
The winners were announced at a ceremony at The Gibson Hotel in Dublin.
2023 AI Awards Winners
Best Application of AI to Achieve Social Good
Cilter Technologies: For the development of embedded software aimed at protecting children from cyberbullying and online grooming. Their unique system operates at a deep level, blocking harmful messages and notifying parents to make smartphones safer for children.
Best Use of Responsible AI and Ethics
Soapbox Labs: For the development of unbiased voice AI for educational tools addressing the literacy crisis, with a focus on equity in data handling and modelling, and a commitment to mitigating AI bias to empower teachers and students worldwide.
Best Application of AI in a Large Enterprise
Dell Technologies: Recognised for their collaboration between the Managed Services (DTMS) team and Service Operations Applied Science and Engineering (SOAS) to implement an ML-powered Multi-Layered Framework that enhances incident management and reduces ticket handling times.
AI Person of the Year
Luca Longo: Acknowledged for innovative research in explainable AI (xAI), with a focus on making AI models more interpretable and transparent, impacting human-AI interaction, responsible AI development, human capacity, international engagement, and the economy.
Women in AI Person of the Year
Rena Maycock, CEO of Cilter: Leading a startup developing child protection software for smartphones, addressing cyberbullying and grooming. Rena is a respected columnist advocating for women in tech, advocating for funding equality, and mentoring aspiring female founders.
Young AI Role Model of the Year
Chenyang Lyu: A final year PhD student at DCU with an impressive track record of research, particularly in the application of pre-trained Large Language Models to Question and Answering and Multi-modal tasks, resulting in over 15 publications in prestigious conferences and journals.
Best Application of AI in Sustainability
Gemmo.ai: Recognised for developing an API for noise source identification to address noise pollution in Dublin and beyond, aiming to improve health and enhance the quality of life, creating a world where environmental surveillance safeguards the planet.
Best Application of AI in Healthcare
Head Diagnostics & Global Logic: Awarded for their HDx Neuro AI Platform, which addresses the late diagnosis and poor management of Parkinson’s Disease and other neurological conditions, offering digital biomarkers and AI to enable early detection and personalised treatment.
Best Application of AI in a Startup
Data Science Wizards: Honoured for UnifyAI, which solves complex AI development challenges for enterprises, offering an integrated, automated, and open-source platform, accelerating AI adoption and reducing costs with a solid commitment to security and societal impact.
Best Application of AI in an Academic Research Body
Tyndall National Institute: Recognised for their project aimed at developing a miniaturised wearable device with advanced machine learning algorithms for precise Parkinson’s Disease (PD) diagnosis and blood pressure estimation, to improve PD assessment and treatment.
Best Application of AI in a Student Project
Balaji Padmanathan, UCD: Acknowledged for his project focusing on optimising electric vehicle charging station locations in Dublin, to make Dublin more sustainable and serving as a model for global efforts to combat climate change and promote responsible urban development.
Best Use of AI in a Consumer/Customer Service Application
Lip: Addressing the challenge of language barriers in content creation by using AI to generate lip movements that make it appear as if you can speak another language, helping creators reach broader language markets quickly.