Japan Automotive AI Challenge

Japan Automotive AI Challenge  自動運転AIチャレンジとは?

Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, JSAE will host Japan Automotive AI Challenge in 2019.

The Challenge is an algorithm competition using cart vehicle.
Participants are required to pass the on-line algorithm competition hosted by METI. Top contestants then install the algorithm to autonomous driving application(Autoware) and perform necessary adjustment including creating the digital map and sensor tunings.
The cart vehicle travel the experiment site clearing the embedded tasks.

Provided by: Tier IV


The Challenge is intended to talent spotting and build capacity for engineers specialize in software and AI in automotive industry.


  • March 23 - 24, 2019


  • Venue: Chiba Experiment station, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo
  • Training venue: Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology


Each team max. 3 personnel. Consists of at least one on-line algorithm top contestant. 4 teams are entitled to participate the Challenge.


2 awards for 2 competition.
Details will be announced in due course.
A talk-show and demonstration of autonomous vehicles is planned after awards ceremony.

How to participate

Participate in the AI Edge Contest (hosted by METI) as a first round. (Entry is now closed)

Hosts and supporters

  • Hosted by Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, Inc (JSAE)
  • Supported by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc.