TIM AI Challenge

Closed call
Expired on 10 November 2023
Torino, IT
Innovation Center, Open Innovation, Call

A new initiative in partnership with TIM to select the best solutions based on Artificial Intelligence capable of accelerating the digital transformation of organizations and businesses.

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The challenge launched by TIM, in collaboration with EIT Digital, Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, the Startup Thinking Observatory of Politecnico di Milano and ImpreSapiens - Sapienza University of Rome, seeks to expand AI-based solutions with new services that can streamline processes and systems and optimise customer interaction, accelerating the digital transformation of Italy’s production base.


Selection and Awards

The proposals will be evaluated by a technical jury who will select the best innovative solutions to be rewarded with the activation of collaborations in the industrial, commercial or scientific fields with TIM and with partners, according to the criteria indicated in the regulation (in Italian).

  • TIM Award: integration into TIM's AI/Cloud offering portfolio.
  • Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center Award: participation, within 12 months following the end of the Challenge, in one of the initiatives organized or promoted by Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center within its network.
  • EIT Digital Award: Pitching session with EIT Digital Grow Services managers aimed at assessing the company's readiness to raise funds internationally and expand its market presence outside the domestic market.
  • Startup Thinking Award Politecnico di Milano: in participation in 1 (one) closed-door workshop of the Startup Intelligence Observatory organized by the Observatories and in access to some of the Observatories' research reports to be defined in agreement with the Activities Manager.
    ImpreSapiens Award – Sapienza University of Rome: free incubation course lasting 6 months at the Business Innovation Hub (BIH).


Startups, scaleups and national and international companies with Artificial Intelligence solutions that leverage on the most modern cloud technologies and are able to accelerate the digital transformation path of companies and public administration, making processes and systems more efficient and optimizing interaction with the customer.

Specifically, the best solutions will be identified in the fields of:

Intelligent Data Processing

Applications for the analysis and extraction of information from data, which can be used, for example, for forecasting

Natural Language Processing

Solutions that can process and interpret language and even autonomously produce text

How to participate

1. Create an account on TIM's Open Innovation platform

2. Create the TIM Growth profile

3. Sign up for the Challenge

Applications close on 10 November




10 NOVEMBER 2023


01/11/2023 -31/12/2023