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NTT DATA Merit Award in Machine Learning

NTT DATA annually awards an academic merit award to the best team of the C.U Machine Learning of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Target audience and application conditions

All IST students enrolled in the Machine Learning C.U, specifically the teams formed within the discipline, with a maximum of 3 elements each.

Assignment Criteria

  1. 1. The teams selected for pitch will be ranked according to classification obtained in the project developed within the scope of the discipline, from among the teams whose elements have obtained a classification in the Final Exam of the Course (regular evaluation period) minimum of 9.5 values.
  2. Up to 10 teams will be selected for the final pitch;
  3. 2. In the final phase, the jury will evaluate each team based on the 10-minute pitch (+ 5 minutes of Q&A), with the following criteria: 

    a) Project execution;
    b) Innovative component;
    c) Presentation of results;
    d) Communication skills.

3. At the end of July, the teams selected for Pitch will be informed;

4. The day will be defined, in September, in which the final pitch of the project should be done;

5. In the week following the final pitch, the results must be publicly disclosed.


  • Monetary prize, to be given to Student, amounting to € 1.300 (one thousand and three hundred euros);
  • Donation for the improvement of the education quality, in the amount of 867 € (eight hundred and sixty seven euros).


The jury must be composed of more than one IST member, so that they have a majority of the votes.

See regulation of the respective academic year for more information.


NTT Data Merit Award in Machine Learning Winners

Edition Project Team Prize
2018/2019 Tutti-Viewti João Figueira e Tiago Almeida 1.300,00€
2019/2020  Team D  1.300,00€
2020/2021  Digitus  Gonçalo Valente de Oliveira e João Ribeiro Dias  1.300,00€



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