AI Sovereignty Lab

Advance Our Nation With An AI Sovereignty Lab

Discover How Our Nation Can Be an AI Nation

There is a national policy imperative to harness AI as an engine for economic growth, as a protector of public health, and as a tool for enhancing and expanding citizen services. Leveraging programs that support domestic AI ecosystems and capacity building, by creating national AI strategies.

AI in Government – Government in AI


We help governments promote national-scale AI adoption across public and private sectors,  empowering citizens, data scientists, researchers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and students to realize their potential in the digital age.


We help ministries across the spectrum, from healthcare to agriculture, adopt intelligent solutions, fully harnessing data science, AI, and autonomous systems to advance their public mission.

Data Sovereignty

Through Data Sovereignty we can empower governments in healthcare, agriculture, and beyond by harnessing data science, AI, and autonomous systems. By prioritizing data ownership and control, enabling informed decisions, innovation, and efficiency while upholding privacy and security.

Recipe for an AI Nation

Data Sovereignty

We understand the importance of safeguarding data, which is why their is a need for the government to ensure its protection. We can assist by preventing cross-border data transfers. This can be done with the adoption of national legislation and policy to foster an environment where data is protected.

AI Infrastructure

We understand the critical role that High-Performance Computing (HPC), Government Cloud services, and robust data networks play in advancing AI capabilities. Through strategic partnerships we can optimize the governments data networks to support the flow of information, enhancing collaboration within the national AI ecosystem.

AI Ecosystem

We believe in the power of collaboration, which is why we actively promote Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) to foster innovation. Our team is dedicated to assisting government entities in advancing the national AI policy goals, offering expertise to support their initiatives. We are committed to maximizing the potential of AI within government operations. 

AI for National Good

We believe in harnessing the transformative power of AI to drive positive change and improve societal well-being on a national level. Through governmental strategic initiatives, we can prioritize tackling national challenges in key areas such as social welfare, climate change, health, and beyond. 

National AI Skills Development

Educating Generation AI

We aim to empower the next generation – Generation AI – by working with our nations government to unlock imaginations, upgrade skills, teach problem solving, and improve employability. This will be achieved by becoming the first nation to offer AI PHDs while reevaluating the entire education value chain to account for the disruption that is gen AI.

Challenges & Hackathons

Our AI Challenges & Hackathons provide a dynamic platform for governmental ministries and municipalities to immerse themselves in innovative AI competitions. Our challenges cater to solving national problems by leveraging AI. By participating in our hackathons and challenges, you’ll have the opportunity to showcase your creativity, problem-solving abilities, and AI expertise to continue driving our nation forward.

Workshops, Round Tables & Bootcamps

Our Workshops, Round Tables & Bootcamps offer invaluable opportunities for learning, networking, and skill enhancement in the realm of artificial intelligence. Through interactive workshops, insightful round table discussions, and intensive bootcamps, governmental entities can delve deep into various AI topics, exchange ideas with industry experts, and acquire practical skills that will develop our nations AI talent pool and network.

Want to get involved? Contact us

Dr. Johnathan Abir

Startup Representative

CEO @ AD Knight – Understanding where people are for traffic safety

Entrepreneur, innovator, researcher, and engineer with proven success in the industry of multi-disciplinary system development from proof of concept to product delivery. Recognized for innovative and creative R&D work, and management. Passionate about the pursuit of knowledge, technical expertise, and emerging technologies.

Shay Rotman

Business Representative

VP, Business Development and Marketing @ Cognata

With 20 Years of experience in corporate and early stages companies, Shay combined the disciplines of product management with business development, leveraging both to achieve partnerships,
grow business and build marketing strategies

Shay hold a BA in economics and MBA in finance

Prof. Alex Pentland​


Prof. Pentland is the Director of the MIT Connection Science in the Media Lab. Recently declared as one of the “7 most powerful data scientists in the world“ by Forbes. Member of US National Academies, World Economic Forum councils.

Eran Shir​


Eran is currently Nexar’s CEO. He was the entrepreneur in residence at Aleph, VC firm focusing on big-data, crypto-currencies and market disruption. Eran was the senior director and head of the creative innovation center at Yahoo!

Itshak Turgeman​


Itshak Turgeman has led various educational initiatives over the last 15 years. Most recently he acted as the General Director of the Rashi Foundation, one of the largest and most dynamic private foundations in Israel. Prior to his education-related roles, Itshak had a long and acclaimed career in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). He served in a wide range of positions in the R&D Unit of the Intelligence Corps, as Head of the Department of Production Technology and later as Head of the Security-Society Branch. Itshak has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, an M.A. in Quality Assurance and Reliability, and an MBA.

Dr. Smadar Itskovich


Dr. Smader Itskovich is the Founder and CEO of Israel’s first and only Smart Mobility Living Lab. Based upon MIT’s Living Lab concept and with the support of the IIA – Dr. Itskovich created an Innovation Marketplace for Smart Mobility – based on collaboration, Data Trust and real-life challenges.

Prior to this position, Dr. Itskovich established several award-winning programs in Education and created the Division for Industrial Development in Ashdod Municipality. In addition, she developed the Ashdod Smart Mobility Living Lab, which she later expanded into the Israel Smart Mobility Living Lab.

Dr. Itskovich joined the public sector following a senior management position in the high-tech field. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management, PhD in Economics and Business Management and a LL.M degree.