Build, Deploy, and Scale AI Solutions in Eight Weeks

The Omdena AI Incubator is the only AI development & talent program in the world exclusively for impact startups. Benefit from access to a global network of AI engineers, 60+ organizations, and some of the largest cross-domain case study databases to grow and build AI solutions for impact.

While you keep all your equity, we ask for a small operational fee based on your budget. We also waive the fee for some high-impact bootstrapped startups.

We start one project every week. Next available start date: August 19, 2021






Spacept (Sweden)


Google for Startups

OKO (Luxembourg / Uganda)

(Google for Startups Accelerator)

AI for Malaria

Zzapp Malaria (Israel)

(XPRIZE Top 3 Finalist)


Child Growth Monitor

Child Growth Monitor (Germany)

(AI for Good Finalist)

Engie Factory

ENGIE factory (Singapore)


Seva Exchange

Seva Exchange (USA)


NeedEnergy (Zimbabwe)

Brand Love Intelligence

Brand Love Intelligence (The Netherlands)

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Reboot RX (USA)

(Winner New England Innovation Award 2020)

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The Newsroom (Portugal)

(Named Top 35 Early Stage EU Startup)

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Envisionit Deep AI (South Africa)

(Award Winner – Africa Innovation 2020)

AI aging

Humanity (USA)

(World-leading science team)

ai farming

Origin Chain Networks (Ireland)

ai drug safety

Flaskdata (Israel)


DigiExt (Ghana)

bias nlp

Mavin (The Netherlands)

ai poultry

Faromatics (Spain)

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Equilo (USA)


Weedbot (Lithuania)

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Geckomatics (Belgium)

Skymaps joins Omdena´s AI incubator

Skymaps (Czech Republic)

WEO joins Omdena´s AI incubator

WEO (Luxembourg)

Retrolux joins Omdena´s AI incubator

Retrolux (USA)


EmPowerYu (USA)

Grow faster with our global platform

Working with Omdena has been truly impactful. The partnership has enabled us to team up with diverse collaborators to test and iterate on new models at speeds we would not have imagined doing ourselves.

Bolong Chew

Founder & CEO, Solar AI Technologies (ENGIE-Backed)

More testimonials from our partner startups

The Newroom (Portugal)

(Named Top 35 Early Stage European Startup)

Reboot RX (USA)

(Winner New England Innovation Award 2020)

WeedBot (Latvia)

(Deep Tech Computer Vision Startup)

How it works

Instant access to a talent pool of 1,800+ pre-vetted engineers from 99 countries,             65+ case studies, and leading tool providers.

Run a two-month AI Challenge

A self-managed team of 40-50 pre-selected engineers to overcome data challenges, build & deploy your AI models in record time.

+ High diversity and rapid collaborative development

+ Managed through Omdena via our processes and project managers

+ Excellent to explore new AI applications and gain new insights.

All IP will be transferred to you.

Collaborative AI

An Omdena AI Challenge combines the power of diversity and bottom-up driven collaboration.

Bottom Up AI Innovation

Hire top engineers in-house

After the two-month challenge, you can hire top-performers from the project or our global talent pool (acceptance rate < 9%) in-house. Alternatively, you can continue to work with a dedicated team via the Omdena Talent Program.

Our engineers have been hired at Microsoft, Google, and award-winning impact startups.

Flexible terms & time commitment

Time commitment according to your availabilities. Keep all your equity and benefit from our ‘pay what you can’ fee model, matched to your budget. For some high-impact bootstrapped startups, we waive the fee.

Bottom up AI innovation
Lean AI

Raise further investment and scale 

All IP will be transferred to you and by showcasing the work, you can raise further investment. We not only help with scaling your product solution but also provide exposure to investors and new customers through our online events. 

After only two weeks of setting up the project team, working with such a diverse and motivated group of professionals was a truly unique experience, and it provided insights beyond our expectations. We look forward to collaborating on additional projects!

Arnon Houri-Yafin

CEO, Zzapp Malaria (XPrize Top 3 Finalist)

Our program partners


Labelbox has been collaborating with Omdena on +10 projects with more than 400 AI engineers leveraging their leading labeling platform for impactful use cases.

Labelbox recently raised $25M in Series B funding.


Y Combinator-backed startup Activeloop partners with Omdena to access our global community of technology changemakers. Activeloop is developing a fast and simple framework for building and scaling data pipelines for machine learning.

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Omdena and Spell have been collaborating on various projects, e.g. combatting sexual harassment or analyzing the effects of COVID 19 lockdowns on vulnerable populations. Spell provides a powerful MLOps platform.


We are delighted to collaborate with Techcelerator.Ro, a partner of Google for Startups, to help with their vision of enabling leading innovative startups to reshape the world of tomorrow.


Apify extracts data from websites, crawls lists of URLs, and automates workflows on the web. Turn any website into an API in a few minutes!

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Calibri is like Duolingo for soft skills. Calibri helps businesses assess and reinforce their employees’ soft skills with bite-sized tasks, building strong, durable habits.


Omdena supports Factory, a program developed by Teyit, by incubating startups in need of AI capabilities. 

Startup Energy Transition

Startup Energy Transition partners with Omdena´s AI incubator to bring AI capabilities to the energy sector.

Who´s eligible?

If you are a startup solving a social, environmental, social fin-tech, or health-related problem, we encourage you to apply.

Register your interest

If selected you will get a notification email to schedule a 20 mins call with a member of the Omdena team to discuss your needs and scope out a project. 

Times Square

Omdena´s collaborative work and Coronavirus AI Challenge highlighted by NASDAQ, NYC (May 2020)