Yesterday, Monday September 25th, we hosted "THE ROAD TO SUPERINTELLIGENCE - Innovating Corporates and Institutions with Artificial Intelligence", launch event of the Incubation Program on artificial intelligence AI WorkLab: with an audience composed of over 200 representatives of corporates, institutions and experts of Artificial Intelligence, the event was a great success! AI WorkLab, launched by LVenture Group and LUISS ENLABS, in partnership with BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas, BNP Paribas Cardif, Sara Assicurazioni, Cerved Group and Payback, is part of the Open Innovation initiatives that LVenture Group organizes to connect startups and large companies, which have already generated 15 business projects that have raised over 1 million Euros in less than 6 months. 10 teams, selected through a call open until November 30th 2017, will have the opportunity to transform their business idea into a startup with the support of LUISS ENLABS’ experts and partner companies, receiving a grant of 2,500 Euros (equity free) and entering a three-month program beginning in January 2018 and taking place in Rome, at LUISS ENLABS. The event was an occasion to discuss and tackle opportunities and challenges related to artificial intelligence, which promises to accelerate technological progress by bringing innovation to corporates and institutions. Participants were welcomed by Luigi Capello, CEO of LVenture Group and LUISS ENLABS, and Augusto Coppola, Director of LUISS ENLABS Acceleration Programs, who presented the AI WorkLab program. AI WorkLab's corporate partners explained their reasons to join the project and their interest in artificial intelligence in a panel moderated by Barbara Gasperini, journalist of Corriere della Sera. The speakers were:
  • Michele Cicoli – Chief Data Officer BNL Gruppo BNP Paribas
  • Andrea Veltri - Chief Marketing Officer BNP Paribas Cardif
  • Alberto Tosti - General Manager Sara Assicurazioni
  • Michele Cermele - CEO Cerved Credit Management SpA
  • Bruno Coletta - Head of Marketing and CRM Payback Italia
The event was enriched by speeches from Paolo Merialdo, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Roma Tre, and Guido Scorza, Head of Regulatory Affairs of the Digital Transformation Team of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, and by a concluding "fireside chat" between Luigi Capello and Marco Trombetti, CEO Translated and Founder of Pi Campus. For more information: http://luissenlabsacceleration.com/ai/ Press Kit: http://bit.ly/AIWorkLabPressKit