TechConnect Ventures

Sprint Challenge Brief:

AI-Enabled Solutions To Improve Road Transportation

Submissions Closed


While autonomous vehicles get the most media attention in the transportation sector, AI is addressing problems like traffic congestion, accidents, delays, and passenger safety. In fact, many areas of the transportation sector, such as ride share platforms, already use AI.

This sprint will identify technologies specific to road transportation that deliver novel approaches and methods to improve critical areas including:

  • Road traffic management;
  • Optimization of public transportation wait times, routes, and arrival times;
  • Parking facilitation;
  • Reduction of fuel consumption;
  • Improvement of air quality; and/or
  • Improvement of driver and rider safety.

On behalf of our corporate clients, TechConnect Ventures seeks innovations in data acquisition, data enrichment and augmentation, and machine learning algorithms with application to road transportation. We welcome submissions and novel concepts from individuals and organizations at all technology readiness levels (TRLs), including the academia, research, commercial and government sectors.

Business Opportunity for Solvers

TechConnect Ventures will include all complete and eligible entries in an exclusive innovation opportunity report that we will present to our consortium of innovation-seeking clients and partners. Our clients may also contact solvers with well-matched capabilities directly to discuss potential partnership opportunities. We will invite top-rated entries to register or participate in an upcoming TechConnect Ventures event or pitch program.

Participation Rules & Guidelines

Solvers are encouraged to review the Rules and Guidelines provided on the Sprint page for details about participation, including submission criteria, eligibility information, and more.

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