Dear ICC’2021 candidate,

You now have till June 14th to:

a) Set up a team of 2 to 3 people. In order to do so,
a. either join a team or find additional team members using the ICC LinkedIn group to get in touch with other registered candidates,
b. or come with your own team.

b) Submit via the following link: project upload
Detailed work plan (max 4 pages, one-sided), using the following template: project proposal template) discussing your project. This plan must contain:
1. a clear description of your idea/project and the challenge
2. the development approach, and
3. a description of the strength and complementarity of the team members, with a short bio of each member


Furthermore, we want to remind you of the following points (see also “Terms & Conditions”):

  • To be eligible, submitted projects need to exploit Artificial Intelligence (AI) as available within the Idiap Research Institute (
  • Only demonstrators/prototypes which have not yet been developed can be considered for participation in the ICC’2021.
  • Selected participants requiring a visa to enter Switzerland for the 9 days of the ICC’2021 are alone responsible for the obtainment of this visa. The organizers cannot be held responsible should the visa be refused and thereby prevent the candidate from participating.
  • During the 9 days of the ICC’2021, participants will be responsible for accommodation and dinner arrangements, which can then be refunded according to our expenses policy


Please also note that if the health crisis related to COVID-19 is not resolved by August, the ICC'2021 will still take place, but entirely online using DevPost.

Should you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us via [contact (@)].

We wish you an excellent day and a good start into the 2nd application phase.