Algeria Arab IoT & AI Challenge

Algeria Arab IoT and AI Challenge for all Algerian students and researchers in Algeria

Dear University Community,

Under the High patronage of the Ministry of Startups and Knowledge Economy, FUTURIS Institute  (Private university in Entrepreneurship, Technology & Innovation) in Algeria is delighted to launch, effective immediately, the team registration for the Local Algeria Arab Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence Challenge for all university students and faculty in Algeria .

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Team registration will close on Sunday the 16th of July 2022 at 11:59 pm (GMT +3).

Interested teams may participate in either of two tracks: ‘Software’ or ‘Hardware’. 

The challenge is open to all and any IoT or AI application in any industrial, healthcare, financial or commercial sector regardless of which college the team belongs to. Multidisciplinary and cross-college teams are highly encouraged.

 Please find below the local challenge deadlines, leading to the Regional Arab IoT Challenge in Dubai during GITEX Week 2022, from October 10th to 14th.

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Team Registration16 Jul 2022
Training  (by invitation)  29-30 Jul 2022
Idea Video Submission (by invitation) 13 Aug 2022
Announcement of Selected Teams20 Aug 2022
Coaching & Mentorship21 Aug – 09 Sep 2022
Demo Day & Announcement of Winning Teams10 Sep 2022

Up to 15 teams will be selected to move to the training phase; where participants will receive additional expert training.  

Depending on the number of initial registrations, up to 3 teams will qualify to compete in the finals in Dubai; where each team will be represented by one member, who will receive a fully paid trip to Dubai. The National Challenge offers top tier training, mentorship, media exposure, networking opportunities and equity-free prize money to the winners. For more information, please visit

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Important Note: 

You may register if you have formed a team and chosen a track (hardware/software).

 Note that in the next stage, pre-selected teams will receive an invitation to attend an accelerated training and submit a 3-minute video expanding on their project.

For your convenience, please find below answers to frequently asked questions.

 Frequently Asked Questions

1. Do I have to have a ready idea to register?

No, but you must have a team with a minimum of 2 teammates, and a maximum of 8 (including yourself). Please contact us at the provided email address if you would like more than 8 team members in your group.

2. Can teams be made up of students and faculty from different universities ?

Yes. Cross collaboration is also encouraged between universities.

Any questions or inquiries should be directed to with the Subject Title: ALGERIA IoT & AI  IDEA SUBMISSION . You may also contact us on Instagram @futurisalgeria

This is the first time Algeria  participates in this exciting and impactful regional challenge. Let’s make Algeria count! We wish you the best of luck in your submissions and are looking forward to helping you  grow your innovative ideas!

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