Margao: Forum of Innovation Incubation Research and Entrepreneurship (FIIRE) in its efforts to boost Artificial Intelligence (AI) startups in Goa has kicked off VHAck – a hackathon to bring together leading innovators and entrepreneurs to collaborate on technology solutions to solve prominent industrial challenges at Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL).
Speaking on VHAck initiative, DS Prashant, CEO, FIIRE, said, “At VHAck solutions can be provided by market validated matured startups as well as early stage startups, who will provided an opportunity to deploy the solution at GSL and remotely manage the maintenance and support.”
At VHAck the startups will be judged and selected based on use of relevant technologies, implementation strategies, quantum of funds required for BETA testing and gap analysis with current scenario.
The focus areas of implementation at GSL will be AI enabled Chatbox for the Human Resource Department and AI enabled automatic text message service.
VHAack will be on at FIIRE Centre from today until March 10, 2019.