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Nittany AI Top 10 and 2x Winner of IBM Watson Advantage | Road to MVP


April 28, 2021

The challenge is an annual competition facilitated by the Nittany AI Alliance, a service of Penn State Outreach. New to this year’s challenge is the IBM Watson Advantage in which IBM is sponsoring the advancement of one of the team’s competing in the health pillar — The Mental Health Project — to the final round.

Startup Week Competition winners congratulated by President Barron

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March 31, 2021

The Mental Health Project is a tool for mental health professionals to provide faster diagnostics, treatment, and patient identification. This was built in partnership with IBM Watson and faculty from the Penn State College of Medicine. Student teams with diverse talents build working solutions to improve the world in health, humanitarianism, the environment, and education.

The Mental Health Project Makes It To Top 20 in the 2021 Nittany AI Challenge


February 26, 2021

Twenty Penn State teams with students from seven different colleges and six campuses, including for the first time Penn State World Campus, will each be awarded $500 to compete in the Prototype Phase. IBM Watson chose ByteHealth and The Mental Health Project to automatically advance to the Prototype Phase and will choose one team to automatically advance to create an MVP in the final phase.