Application Form

Introduction

Thank you for applying to the Google AI Impact Challenge! We look forward to reading your application.


A few notes before you begin:

  1. Responses in this form cannot be saved for later completion. We recommend drafting your responses in a separate document first and only completing this form when the entire application is ready for submission. We estimate this application may take 1-2 hours to complete.
  2. You can find a copy of the application questions here.
  3. Please keep your responses within the indicated character limit.
  4. Do not submit any confidential or proprietary information through this application.
  5. Applications must be in English to be considered.
  6. You must be using one of the following internet browsers: Internet Explorer 8 or newer, or the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
  7. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions and the Google Privacy Policy before proceeding.

We look forward to receiving your application on or before 11:59 p.m. PT on January 22, 2019, and we encourage you to apply early given that we expect high volume within the last few hours of the application window. Thank you!

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Basic Information
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Provide only one. You can share additional resources at the end of the application.
FAQs are available here.
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Which of the following best characterizes your organization?

Not-for-profit organization (non-academic) Not-for-profit academic or research institution For-profit business with social mission Other (explain)
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Afghanistan Åland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Ascension Island Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory British Virgin Islands Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Canary Islands Cape Verde Caribbean Netherlands Cayman Islands Central African Republic Ceuta & Melilla Chad Chile China Christmas Island Clipperton Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo (DRC) Congo (Republic) Cook Islands Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czechia Denmark Diego Garcia Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard Island and McDonald Islands Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia (FYROM) Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar (Burma) Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island North Korea Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestine Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Islands Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Réunion Romania Russia Rwanda Samoa San Marino São Tomé and Príncipe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka St. Barthélemy St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia St. Maarten St. Martin St. Pierre and Miquelon St. Vincent and the Grenadines Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tristan da Cunha Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu U.S. Minor Outlying Islands U.S. Virgin Islands Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Unknown or Invalid Region Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Vatican City Venezuela Vietnam Wallis and Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe
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Do not include volunteers in this question -- only full-time, paid staff of your organization.
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Include country and area codes.
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The Problem

We’d like to understand the societal problem your project would address.

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Arts, Cutlure and Humanities Crisis Response Economic Empowerment Education Environment, Conservation, and Energy Equality and Inclusion Health Infrastructure Public and Social Sector management Other
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The Solution

We would like to understand how you propose to address the problem you outlined in the previous section.

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Dataset and Use of AI

We want to understand the types of data involved in your work and your ideas to use AI.

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Include metrics around speed, accuracy, cost, or scalability where relevant.
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For example, you may share information about data type (e.g., images, text, videos); size (e.g., # images or rows); attributes (e.g., images, image metadata, image labels); how frequently data is refreshed
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For example, the model may predict a future value to act on, automate an existing process, etc.
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[Optional] What AI algorithm(s) are you using or do you plan to use? (Select all that apply)

Apriori Algorithm Artificial Neural Networks Collaborative Filtering Decision Trees Deep Learning K Means Clustering Algorithm Linear Regression Logistic Regression Naïve Bayes Classifier Algorithm Nearest Neighbours Random Forests Support Vector Machine Algorithm Unsure Other
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[Optional] If your organization is not currently using AI, what is the greatest deterrent? (Select all that apply)

Competing strategic priorities Computing resources Data availability and quality Talent availability Tool accessibility Other
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[Optional] What AI framework(s) are you using or do you plan to use? (Select all that apply)

AML (Amazon ML) Apache Singa Caffe cuDNN Excel Microsoft CNTK TensorFlow Theano Torch Spark Other Unsure
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For more information on dataset bias, see Google’s resources on ML Fairness and Responsible AI Practices
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Impact and Risks

We are looking for projects that will drive real-world impact for people or the environment.

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Team, Partners and Budget
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Optional Information
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[Optional] How did you hear about the Challenge? (Select all that apply)

A colleague, friend, or another applicant Email from Google Email from another organization Press (print, radio, or TV) Social media Other
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Certification

Does your organization have any ongoing commercial contracts or negotiations with Google that are directly related to the project detailed in your application? (For the sake of clarity, this does not include Google's standard product offerings like G Suite, Google Ads, etc.)

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Note: The information you submit will be used in accordance with Google’s Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to submit your application or cannot certify for your organization, do not check the box above. If you do not certify, nothing in your application will be saved or sent to Google.
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