About AI for Life Sciences

Crafting the Future,
One Hack at a Time.

Virtual hackathon series


What is AI for Life Sciences?

AI for Life Sciences is a recurring challenge series aimed at connecting AI enthusiasts and practitioners with organizations who would like to explore how to apply AI to use cases and domains across the broad domain of life sciences. Possible research domains including biology, genetics, ecology, microbiology, physiology, cell biology, botany – and more – fields which comprise the diverse branches of science commonly referred to as life sciences.

As a participant, you will be working on various real-world problems, leveraging AI in order to create innovative solutions.

Our mission

Our mission is clear: to apply the potential of AI to advance research that ultimately benefits humanity. Dare to join?

Brought to you by Gradient Zero, a dynamic force in the realm of software and machine learning, AI4LS aims to unleash the tremendous potential of artificial intelligence that remains underutilized in life sciences domains. 

AI for Life Sciences Organizers

AI for Life Sciences challenge series is organized by Gradient Zero, a software and machine learning company based in Vienna, Austria. Our products and projects focus on secure data sharing, enabling responsible use of AI, and quantum machine learning. Our team of data scientists and business experts develop software solutions across various industries, including healthcare, research, finance, and agritech.

Daiki is a SaaS platform that combines AI strategy and governance to help teams successfully implement any AI project.

Quantum Connect aims to build an active and diverse quantum ML community in Austria. Our mission is to enable individuals and businesses with accessible quantum computing and ML resources and expertise, fostering collaboration, innovation, and knowledge sharing within Austria - and beyond.

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What we value


We value pushing the boundaries of AI in life sciences. We encourage innovative thinking and creative problem-solving to revolutionize the field.


We believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds drive progress. Our challenge series welcomes participants of all levels and from all corners of the world, fostering a global community of AI innovators.

Commitment to Excellence

We are committed to delivering a high-quality and impactful experience. Our month-long hackathons require dedication, and we are dedicated to providing the best platform and resources for participants to excel


Collaboration is at the heart of our mission. We encourage participants to work together, share knowledge, and collectively advance the application of AI in life sciences.

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