Using AI algorithms and photographic images from school buildings in Nepal and Kyrgyzstan, two international public universities collaborated with a team from the World Bank to develop a technical solution to the long-standing problem of identifying the most vulnerable school building infrastructures in hard-to-reach areas of developing countries. With this solution, an estimated 875 million children and teachers at risk of being injured can be better protected from natural disaster harms.
In 2020, Barcelona Alumni’s global virtual platform was launched to leverage the network of international talent educated in Barcelona but residing abroad and contribute to feeding scientific evidence into the local policy-making process. By connecting international experts and local challenges, this first-of-its-kind digital platform provides a pioneering approach to policy-making, making it more crowdsourced, evidence-based, replicable, scalable, accountable, and transparent.
The "Mirsal" service was developed on the UAEHUB.ae platform and enabled for all those registered with a UAEPass. This service dramatically enhanced the correspondence system for both private and public actors, having a positive impact on the environment and on the delivery speed of business letters between different entities.
The last field survey done in the UAE was in 2005 and since then the Ministry has been relying heavily on statistical data from the 2005 survey, thus creating the need to have a new agricultural survey done with high accuracy, speed, and low cost. A drone-enabled aerial mapping system was used to generate high-resolution highly efficient aerial data over 1100 square kilometre within 12 months, at a cost of less than five times the cost of a field survey, and obtaining 52 parameters statistical data.
The innovation has been developed to support data-driven decisions and to improve transparency and efficiency for better governance. Manual analytic work can be better organised and automated by offering self-serving dashboards and infographics. Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence are used as a central governmental platform to be offered as a service to the public sector. The project is introducing new concepts and tools of analytics and business intelligence in the public administration for better services.
The Brazilian federal voluntary transfers process handled more than R$100 billion between 2008 and 2018 by means of over 140,000 instruments among the entities of the Federation. However, the number of transfers made required an analysis effort much higher than the available analysis capacity of the transferring agencies. Thus, the problem of continued growth of presented accounts pending analysis emerged. The project "Malha Fina de Convenios" is a tool to solve this bottleneck.
As we grow old our functional abilities decline affecting our lives significantly. Early detection in old age can prevent/preserve functional decline. Yet the existing solutions to this matter aren't proven as effective enough. JDC Israel, Invisi.care and Tel Aviv municipality are examining a unique product, leveraging existing data accumulated by telecom operators into an inexpensive effective large-scale proactive early detection tool. Enabling a new approach to prevention oriented services.
With the rise of single households and an aging population, society is demanding a guarantee for healthy living and welfare services. The district has launched customized caregiving services using KakaoTalk messenger, mobile phones, and AI speakers to promote the health and well-being of the socially vulnerable class in particular. To deal with the issue of solitary death, the district utilized their strength in information and communications technology to tackle the issue.
The Rosselkhoznadzor has developed an artificial intelligence model that can detect violations in all production chains of animal products in order to reduce the proportion of counterfeit and falsified products of animal origin on the market as much as possible. The innovation is beneficial to a healthy society, conscientious agricultural producers and the state.
Artificial intelligence methods for detecting violations have not been previously applied by the Rosselkhoznadzor.
The programme My First Salary addresses youth unemployment by providing a salary subsidy grant for the first employment of high school or university graduates bellow 30. It is implemented through a state-of-the-art tech platform that automates the application process, approval and match-making. It is a “zero paper” alternative to what used to be a “complex bureaucratic state support procedure”, combined with a transparent “recruitment procedure” – all in a streamlined and fully digital process.