of Microsoft for Startups AI for Good Accelerator An Israeli group promoting AI-based ventures focused on environmental and social sustainability is entering its fourth year with 14 startups selected from hundreds of applicants. In collaboration with Tech for Good, the award-winning accelerator he has already supported over 1,000 startups.
The program will support Israeli startups that leverage AI technology to address environmental and social challenges, drive sustainable innovation, and drive a more equitable future. MS has partnered with Peral Cohen, ESOP and Startup Nation finder as program partners to enhance support and value for startups. Participants will be mentored by experts inside and outside Israel and will provide technical and business support.
Focus on innovation and positive impact
Microsoft sees this program as a strategic link to Israel’s technology ecosystem. Participating startups will be exposed to a wide range of Microsoft activities, experts and tools. Additionally, the program opens up opportunities with a wide range of other departments at MS.
Startups can also participate in the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub, which will reward over $350,000. These benefits also include access to artificial intelligence tools from Microsoft and Open AI focused on responsible AI.
“AI is built into almost every system designed today,” says Raz Bachar, managing director of Microsoft for Startups Israel. “The correct and efficient use of this technology can make a huge difference between the success or failure of a venture. We are happy to support companies that create the future.”
With Microsoft’s support, companies within the accelerator can empower their technology, establish international connections, and reach their full potential. We strengthen our partnership with our graduates by providing them with the highest level of instruction.
6 degrees develops wearable AI solutions based on algorithms that study the movement and physical performance of the wearer. This solution gives people with reduced fine motor skills full control over a range of smart devices. Thus, users gain new independence in the modern digital world.
Arbo Climate develops satellite-based AI technology for monitoring carbon dioxide removal when using climate solutions. Their solution accurately quantifies and maps land use and carbon dynamics, enabling monitoring and validation of carbon measurements in different regions.
bio raptor is an operating system for biotech and biopharmaceutical companies that empowers scientists to harness scientific data and insights using AI technology. BioRaptor’s technology enables AI tools to become part of scientists’ daily work, helping them learn how to better plan their experiments, generate additional insights, and accelerate results.
low voice Using voice-based AI technology to help protect marine mammals. The company’s technology identifies and classifies marine mammal calls, advances animal communication research and aids in animal conservation. The company makes its technology freely available to research groups around the world to advance marine mammal conservation.
drift sense provides an innovative software solution for farmers to calculate the optimal time to apply pesticides. The technology enables customized field-by-field data collection, model development, drift data analysis and optimization. The company’s technology also considers a farmer’s application equipment, the types of chemicals used, and relevant regulations to provide impactful insights.
envy clinic is a data analytics company that helps women and couples struggling with infertility. The company’s breakthrough solutions use AI and machine learning to fully customize diagnosis, learning, treatment protocols and data monitoring processes to support your success.
ensite developed a SaaS asset management platform for renewable energy, storage and EV charging stations. The platform centralizes operations with hardware-agnostic remote integration, aggregates data, and employs AI/machine learning algorithms to provide limitless energy insights for optimizing production. .
Esgo has developed a technology system of databases to help organizations collect and manage ESG data (investment indices that reflect economic returns as well as the overall social well-being resulting from a particular investment). The company’s platform is a one-stop system that can collect comprehensive data, standardize ESG data, compare data with competitors, and segment data by product and field. The company’s AI system gives organizations a way to improve their ESG data, thereby driving investments that have a positive impact on the environment.
Fermata It helps farmers use pesticides more efficiently, reduce CO2 emissions and prevent food waste. Their technology combines innovative AI models with simple digital cameras to create powerful computer vision solutions that every farmer can use. The platform is designed to detect pests and identify diseases early, allowing farmers to prevent the spread of pests.
good deed Use AI to enhance social and volunteerism in local communities. They developed Impact Copilot to help social change leaders create, plan, streamline and execute projects that positively impact society. This online platform leverages local community members to discuss, support and fund meaningful social initiatives in their communities.
Momentic is a computer vision software company that provides accurate and autonomous capabilities to detect and quantify methane and other greenhouse gas emissions using satellite imagery.
Nakai Robotics develops the only robotic system on the market that can inspect and clean the hulls of merchant ships while they are underway. Systematic and automatic monitoring and cleaning of the hull significantly reduces damage to the environment. The company’s solutions identify structural problems on ships at an early stage, enabling the treatment and prevention of pollution of the marine environment.
Prosini creates a platform that combines computational and biophysical techniques to develop innovative agrochemicals. They have already developed herbicide prototypes that have proven effective in treating the most stubborn weeds, including those that cause $16 billion worth of crop losses in the United States alone.
Relyon.ai develops innovative voice-based technology solutions that use AI to enhance users’ personal security. The company’s technology allows users to trigger a range of security actions, such as contacting a predefined emergency number or tracking the device’s location, when spoken near their mobile phone. You can define a code word to The company’s solutions give users greater control in emergencies and in unsafe environments.
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