IT Challenge 2018

The Challenge is split into 5 main phases:

Idea
Submission

Until Nov 30, 2017

Come up with an innovative concept for an application based on Chatbots & AI.

First
Jury

Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 19, 2017

First Jury made up of the Atos’ Scientific Community members selects the best concepts.

App
Development

Dec 20, 2017 - Apr 26, 2018

Shortlisted teams work on their app development with the help of an Atos’ coach.

App Testing
& Final Jury

Apr 27, 2018 - May 31, 2018

Apps are tested and the teams pitch their ideas in front of a Final Jury selecting the 3 best teams.

Awards
Ceremony

Jul 3, 2018

The 3 finalists are invited in Paris for the Awards Ceremony.

The 20 shortlisted teams

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Virtual screening of prodrugs

Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunications

With the rapid development of life sciences at the end of the last century, the completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP) and the implementation…

Shortlisted
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Intelligent Hotel Chat-bot

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The software is successfully completed for the first stage: https://github.com/HotelChatbot/ChatBot_for_Hotel Summary: The software product we are building provides users, namely guests of the hotel, with…

Shortlisted
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Steeve

National Tsing Hua University

Every time we are going to find a job, the annoying thing is to scan a number of hiring posts, which really costs a lot…

Shortlisted
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ALZ-E Companion

Institut National des Sciences Apliquees

Alzheimer's is not a nightmare, it's much worse. A nightmare is only the fruit of our imagination but an horrible reality that one day explodes…

Shortlisted
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My Sulli

Columbia University, Teachers College

With the advent of social network services, virtual platforms instigated a new form of youth participatory culture, but the repercussions of these progressive communication modes…

Shortlisted
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Henry

CentraleSupélec

Introducing Henry, a conversational chatbot answering secondary school students’ questions. He is fully autonomous and does not require any human action to set up. Henry…

Shortlisted
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Dr. Pal (Pal)

Loughborough University

The concept for the application (“Skills”) in development is a health app for the Amazon Echo Dot conversational interface. The aim of this application is…

Shortlisted
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Medical assistance bot

African Institute for Mathematical Sciences,Mbour,Senegal

The fact that health care system in Africa is in an abominable state is no surprise for anybody. This is particularly true of the doctor-to-population…

Shortlisted
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Lara

Technische Universität Berlin

Meet Lara, your virtual project manager. Lara helps developers and software companies to become more productive by giving smart recomendations, moderating meetings and much more.…

Shortlisted
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Masterpiece

Voronezh State University

An iOS application that allows you to talk about art. The most significant difference from existing audio guides is that the interaction with the bot…

Shortlisted
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Speak for You Messenger

City University of Hong Kong

A chatbot, which imitates your texting style, that can help you to maintain and enhance social network, meanwhile, help you to squeeze time out from…

Shortlisted
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Jobia

ENSEIRB-MATMECA

Jobia is a job interview simulator chatbot which will help you to prepare your professional interviews. Available on Facebook Messenger and on a dedicated website,…

Shortlisted
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Delta - One bot for all

Mahindra École Centrale

Our Chatbot, 'Delta', is a chatbot designed to increase the usability of chatbots. Our chatbot serves as an interface between the user and other chatbots.…

Shortlisted
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Electra for the Utilities

The University of Texas at Dallas

Utilities industry is facing huge challenges with increasing expenses in customer service operations. To reduce customer service operation costs and provide more personalized customer experiences,…

Shortlisted
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HIRO

Universität Passau

An intelligent chatbot that conducts full realistic interviews and accelerates the recruiting process. In our era, applicant-job offer matching is one of the major problems…

Shortlisted
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Cybersecurity Chatbot (SICI)

Columbia University

The adoption of smart cities is on the rise, increasing the potentially vulnerable attack surface area for cybersecurity threats. Latin America is rapidly becoming one…

Shortlisted
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Recipe House

The University of Nottingham

Imagine you come back home from work and open the fridge, you have got lots of ingredients but do not know what to cook. Here…

Shortlisted
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EmQuo

Columbia University, Teachers College

EmQuo is an artificially intelligent chatbot that provides users with personalized conflict management recommendations in an approachable and confidential conversational interface in order to help…

Shortlisted
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Saloo

Columbia University

Saloo is a chatbot that connects users to healthcare providers covered by their insurance. The following narrative represents the problem Saloo is trying to solve:…

Shortlisted
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BTM Solutions

Columbia University

BTM Solutions stands for Behind The Meter Solutions. We are a business that aspires to unlock automated demand response by using real time electricity price…

Shortlisted

IT Challenge Live

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Apr 21, 2018

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Apr 20, 2018

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Apr 19, 2018

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Apr 19, 2018

Atos IT Challenge

The end of the development phase of the #AtosITChallenge is coming: 26, April. Teams, it is time to finalize!… https://t.co/FUTSmuQm5P

Apr 19, 2018

Atos IT Challenge

We are almost there! Only #2WeeksToGo for the shortlisted teams to work on their app development with the help of a… https://t.co/1gDx7ts7Cn

Apr 12, 2018

Atos IT Challenge

To what extent can brands use #chatbots in their business? In time, chatbots will be able to answer all the questio… https://t.co/8KGv8xsZdb

Mar 16, 2018

Atos IT Challenge

Conversational #chatbots are becoming a familiar part of our everyday lives. More and more industries are deploying… https://t.co/RfM4Sr7rMo

Mar 15, 2018