November 30th -
December 2nd  2022.

Sustainable AI Hackathon


Develop an AI Solution that addresses sustainability. A track built to demonstrate the skill sets of the best of minds in the region. Shortlisted candidates will demonstrate, build, and customize AI models to meet the requirements of listed business or government systems. Applicants will demo the solution live at the FAI Summit.

Prizes for 1st-3rd place

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Prove Your Skills

The inaugural 2022 FAI Summit is hosting a competition to display industry players' new innovative solutions revolving around sustainability.

Present to the global stage your solution to bringing forth a new shift of robust and stable initiatives. Selected applicants will present their solutions at the FAI Summit to AI, Tech, and Business Industry Leaders and Experts.


Participants must illustrate that the AI solution addresses one or more of the following sustainability concepts:



Founder, Ecolong

Liwen Shih 施麗紋

DoE Visiting Research Faculty Affiliate on QA^HPC Quantum-Accelerated HPC, Berkeley Lab

Dave ojika

Founder, Flapmax

Benard irungu

Sr. Programs Manager, Flapmax

Sustainable AI- Hackathon Rules

  • Upload a video to Instagram or Twitter  providing a summary of your solution
  • Tag @flapmaxHQ and @FAIInstitute
  • Write a short summary of not more than 150 words describing your solution
  • Datasets used must be listed in the description
  • The solution should be available on a public GitHub repository

More Information

  • All applicants must submit a working solution that is demonstratable.  
  • The applicants must register for both stages if pre-qualified
  • The applicants must be willing to demonstrate their solution for public review.
  • During the summit the audience will have a chance to vote for the best solution which adds to your chances of winning.  
  • Solution should address needs of existing communities Solution should be unique in nature with working machine learning algorithm


Free Access to FAST Accelerator Program

  • Access and co-innovation with Microsoft and Flapmax engineering and product teams
  • Azure cloud credit, GitHub and developer tools
  • SME value proposition and marketplace access
  • Enterprise and government proactive co-sell
  • Access to talent through Flapmax AI Academy
  • Microsoft partner ecosystem
  • Access to Microsoft Africa VC Circle
  • Cross market expansion

FAI Insitute accolades

  • Mentorship/Hands-on training
  • Marketing
  • Access to VC Circle
  • Up to $150K over 5 years in cloud credits


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