AI Awards – Trustworthy AI 

Bratislava, November 20th 2023 – The AI Awards – Trustworthy AI was announced and registration opened at the ITAPA conference earlier today. The AI Awards – Trustworthy AI focuses on the importance of developing and deploying trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI) systems in accordance with ethical standards. Trustworthy AI is a key factor in the growing world of technology and has an impact on various areas of human society.

The AI Awards – Trustworthy AI seeks out and recognizes organizations or individuals who develop and implement AI systems with the principles of trustworthy and human-centered AI in mind. This initiative highlights the connection between AI and ethics, and opens the debate on ethical issues surrounding AI’s impact on human autonomy, reliability, security and privacy. “Trustworthy AI is not just a set of rules and standards, but an important step towards building technologies that are developed in a responsible way. The AI Awards – Trustworthy AI aims to recognize and support initiatives that follow this path,” says  Mária Bieliková, KInIT CEO and  CERAI Chair.

Who can apply

The AI Awards is a national award that highlights the efforts of Slovak developers and providers of AI systems. The award is open to Slovak companies or individuals who have successfully developed an AI system or who cooperate with foreign partners in the field of AI on the Slovak market.

Registration and evaluation  

You can submit your AI system for evaluation until 9 February 2024 at You can find detailed information about the awards on the website. The submitted AI systems will be evaluated by an expert jury in two rounds between February 2024 and March 2024. The expert jury consists of members of the Committee on Ethics and Regulation of Artificial Intelligence (CERAI) and representatives of Hopero.

What the laureate gets 

The laureate will receive a public award for responsible development and use of AI, promotion of their AI system in the network of Slovak innovators through the European Digital Innovation Hub – Hopero, and a professional and independent evaluation of their AI system by AI experts. 

You can find more information about the awards terms and conditions and the evaluation process on the official AI Awards website.

Hopero is an innovation center that helps companies and public institutions to take digitalisation to the next level through the use of artificial intelligence. Hopero’s added value is the expert and independent assessment of digital maturity and recommendations for the creation of conditions and the subsequent use of AI tools. Hopero helps organizations get an overview of the different funding opportunities for digital projects from private and public sources. We also organize various networking events where our clients have the opportunity to find new business partners in Slovakia and abroad. The partners of the Hopero project are KInIT, SAPIE, Civitta a Centrum spoločných činností SAV