Awards and Honours
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TechCrunch Top Artificial Intelligence Stories of 2016
Selected as one of 15 stories describing “the state of artificial intelligence in 2016” by TechCrunch. Other selections included stories regarding Google AlphaGo and Facebook AI. TechCrunch is one of the world’s most popular outlets for tech news.
Government of Ontario: Premier and Minister of Science
iDentifi’s community impact was formally commended in the Ontario Legislature by Reza Moridi, Ontario’s Minister of Innovation and Science. Kathleen Wynne, Ontario’s Premier, also lauded iDentifi’s ingenuity.
Nominated for the Ontario Science Centre’s 2017 Weston Youth Innovation Award
(Winner announced in May 2017)
Open to Canadian youth across the nation, the winner’s project will be displayed in the Ontario Science Centre (Canada’s premier science museum) in Toronto, visited by over 1,000,000 guests each year.
Royal National Institute of Blind People (UK) App of the Month
The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is a UK charity offering information, support and advice to two million people in the UK with sight loss. iDentifi was selected as December 2016’s app of the month.
Canadian Abilities Foundation Award
CAF is a registered Canadian charity. Its is a national leader and partner with other organizations and governments on various projects related to disabilities.
Canada Wide Science Fair: Silver Medal
iDentifi qualified to be one of the 480 national finalists out of 25,000 regional finalists and 500,000 projects in total. It won Silver at CWSF, Canada’s premier competition for youth in science.
York Region Science Fair: Best Project Award and Gold Medal
The York Region Science and Technology Fair is a regional science fair that showcases student research. iDentifi won a Gold medal and the Best Project Award
$2000 York University Scholarship
Awarded this scholarship of behalf of York University at the York Region Science Fair. York University is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and is Canada's third-largest university.
$10,000 University of Ottawa Research Scholarship and $2,000 University of Ottawa Scholarship
Awarded these scholarships of behalf of the University of Ottawa at the Canada Wide Science Fair.
$2,500 Dalhousie University Faculty of Science Scholarship
Awarded this scholarship of behalf of Dalhousie University at the Canada Wide Science Fair. Dalhousie University alumni include two Canadian Prime Ministers and 90 Rhodes Scholars.
$2,000 University of British Columbia Scholarship
Awarded this scholarship of behalf of the University of British Columbia at the Canada Wide Science Fair. The University of British Columbia was named in the 20 best public universities worldwide in 2015.
$2,000 Western University Scholarship
Awarded this scholarship on behalf of Western University at the Canada Wide Science Fair. Western University is a public research university in London, Ontario, Canada.