As the significant supporting activities of the 4th China (Guangdong) International Internet Plus Exposition, the 20th National Robot and Artificial Intelligence Competition, as well as China Artificial Intelligence Plus Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition will be held in Guangdong Tanzhou International Convention and Exhibition Center from October 24th to October 26th. At that time, college teams nationwide will compete with each other in Foshan, pushing the cooperation of industry-university-research in Foshan.
Regarded as the competition with highest level, largest scale and most influence, these two national competitions are both held by Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence.
About National Robot and Artificial Intelligence Competition
National Robot and Artificial Intelligence Competition has been successfully held for 19 times from 1999 to 2017. This year marks the third consecutive year of the event held in Shunde, Foshan. In line with the general trend of R&D and application of artificial intelligence at home and abroad, the competition this year will focus on innovation in robotics R&D and artificial intelligence applications, including “robot and artificial intelligence competition” and “innovation competition”.
All competitive events in this competition will be awarded the first, second and third prizes. In the meanwhile, the competition will set up the best organization award, best guidance award, best contribution award, excellent organization award and so on. The winners will be selected among the participating teams, with a bonus of up to 100,000 yuan. In order to encourage the teams to actively explore innovation and entrepreneurship, and solve the social pain points effectively.
About China Artificial Intelligence Plus Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
Besides, 2018 China Artificial Intelligence Plus Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition will be conducted at the same time.
Events of this competition are divided into two categories. The AI Plus digital creative design project teams will focus on the theme of “Intelligence changes life and creation improves quality”; the “AI+” technology and algorithm practice project team will concentrate on the theme of “Technology drives reform and intelligence changes life”.
The competition will also organize college teachers and students to visit Shunde's local intelligent manufacturing companies containing equipment, intelligent robots, electronic information and other intelligent manufacturing companies. The organization committee will also plan the two-way docking exchange activities between the universities and enterprises on the "production, study and research" on the intelligent manufacturing industry. With the help of the two major competitions, Foshan has access to gather the resources of the nationwide college innovation teams and usher in new opportunities for the integration of industry-university-research.
Source: Foshan China