Brave Awards
Brave Awards

A chance for international norm-breakers to achieve global recognition for their life-enhancing AI initiatives. The Brave Awards celebrate the very best industry applications and pilot projects that use AI to bring about positive change.

Applications are now closed.

Stay tuned for the shortlist. Good luck!

2020 categories include:


William Thompson
Managing Director
Forbes Insights - USA
Leading the deep exploration into AI's impact and global insights through Forbes AI
    Theodoros Evgeniou
    Professor of Decision Sciences and Technology Management
    INSEAD - France
    The 'AI Professor' who has authored over 30 academic and business articles that have been cited by 5000+ publications, covering key research in data analytics, statistics & decision making
      Chinedu Echeruo
      Tech Entrepreneur and Founder - Nigeria
      World’s Top 10 Most Powerful Men in Africa - Forbes
          Abigail Hing Wei
          Director of Emerging AI Tech
          Intel - USA

            2019 Winners

            In 2019, accolades were awarded to the most life-enhancing initiatives being carried out across the globe

            Road Safety: Using AI to correct motorists’ behavior and eliminate road fatalities
            Education: Providing text book-free, intuitive learning experiences to empower the 21st century workforce
            Health & Fitness: Evaluating brain states  to achieve unmatched performance in  education, wellness and  fitness including prosthetics
            Energy: Reducing fuel-delivery times by almost 30% in locations across the UAE
             Client Services: Developing one of the few voice recognition virtual assistants in the world who can converse naturally to reduce call times
             Customer Engagement: Using machine learning algorithms to reduce complaints calls by 9%
            Contract Management: Hosting contract lifecycle management in the cloud, accelerating output by 400% and saving hundreds of millions of dollars
            Mobility: Building the safest and most reliable technology for autonomous vehicles including China’s first public autonomous ride hailing service
            Automotive Voice Assistant: Developing language, sound and search cloud technology known as the ‘Siri for cars’ enabling greater convenience and safety whilst driving

            “We at Forbes are very pleased to collaborate with the Dubai World Trade Centre and the UAE Ministry of Artificial Intelligence in creating the AI BRAVE Awards. We are thrilled and excited about the crop of young companies and transforming regional giants, who are leading the charge on AI in the Middle East.”

            William Thompson, Publisher, Forbes AI