CogX Awards 2021 Winners

CogX Awards 2021 Winners


2021 has presented some unprecedented challenges, but CogX was determined to rise to the occasion. As we become one of the first hybrid events of the year and play a part in shaping the revamped future of festivals- we’re still dedicated to showcasing those making a difference and changing the very concept of business as usual. 

As we near the end of Day 1 of the 2021 edition of the event, we are once again choosing to recognise the most outstanding contributors and innovative solutions to the global challenge of the past 12 months, with the fifth edition of the CogX Awards. We are elated to publish the winners of our #cogx 2021 Awards.

Winners were decided with the help of an expert team of judges featuring some of tech and global innovation’s most prominent change leaders, including: Abadesi Osunsade, VP Global Community & Belonging for Brandwatch, Education & Healthcare Technologies Investor and Advisor Alan Greenberg, Dr Milly Zimeta, Head of Public Policy at Open Data Institute, Gary Stewart who is the CEO and Founder of FounderTribes Educational Technology Ltd, Gillian Docherty OBE, CEO of The Data Lab, Cambridge University Professor, Jon Crowcroft, Kate Arthur, CEO & Founder of Kids Code Jeunesse, Robert Hercock, Chief Research Scientist, at BT Group, Terry von Bibra, Director of Numenos, Priya Guha, Venture Partner of Merian Ventures, Innovation and Business Development at University of Oxford, James Semple & many more

Please find below all other winners:

Best AI Product in Cyber Security

Axiado Corporation

Best Innovation in Creative Arts

Oxia Palus

Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Best Course In AI

edX: The Future of ML is Tiny and Bright

Best Innovation in Simulation

Soul Machine

Outstanding Research Contribution in AI- PhD Thesis (individual)

Rediet Tesfaye Abebe, “Designing Algorithms for Social Good”

Best Innovation in Open Source Technology

Outstanding Achievement in Enterprise Adoption of AI


Best Product in Gaming

Intel & Spirit AI: Bleep

Best AI Product in Next-Generation Infrastructure

SambaNova Systems

Global Goals Impact Award: Enterprise


Best AI Product in Education

SoapBox Labs

Best Innovation in Explainable AI


Best Innovation in Quantum Computing


Best Innovation in Computer Vision


Best Innovation in Robotics and Automation

Rice Robotics 

Best AI Product in Government


Outstanding Diversity Leader in AI


Outstanding AI Accelerator/

Machine Intelligence Garage

Best Innovation in Autonomous Vehicles

Protean Electric

Best Innovation in Space


Outstanding investor in AI

Ann Miura-Ko

Enterprise CXO Leader of the year

Lyric Jain

Best AI Product in Entertainment

Entale Media

Best Innovation in Genetics and Personalised medicine

Ori Biotech

Peace and Justice Strong Institutions Award


Voice of GenZ

Suhana Sahib

Gender Equality Leader


Outstanding Achievement in the field of AI ethics

Digital Catapult

Good Health and Well-Being Award

Babylon Health

Best AI Product in Health


Best AI Product in Telecom


Outstanding Leader in Accessibility


Outstanding Contribution to Tech Regulation

sherpa .ai

Best Innovation in Pharma


Global Goals Impact Award: Start-up

Lightning Social Ventures

Global Goals Impact Award: Individual

Kehkashan Basu

Best Innovation in Algorithmic Bias Mitigation


Best AI Product In Financial Services/ FinTech

Eigen Technologies

Rising Star in Tech


Best AI product in marketing and Adtech


Best AI product in retail


CogX Global Leadership Award

Pascal Soriot, CEO of AstraZeneca

Best Innovation In IoT and Sensors


Best AI product in Fashion


Best AI product in Transport & Logistics

URAN-i .ai /UCL

Best Innovation in Diagnostics


Outstanding Achievement in Social Good use of AI


Best AI Product in Insurance

Monk Vision

Best AI product in Legal


Best Innovation in Artificial General Intelligence


Best Innovation in Deep Learning


Best Innovation in NLP


Best Innovation in Consumer Chatbot


Best Innovation in VR/AR

XYZ Reality

Best AI Product in HR

Vitrue Health

Best Innovation in Data Protection and Privacy


Best Innovation in Sustainable FoodTech

Bear Flag Robotics 

Outstanding Research Contribution in AI – Journalism

Khari Johnson, VentureBeat

Best COVID-19 Innovation


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