The University of Nicosia will generously provide the amount of 20,000€ to be distributed among four of the prizes of the M4 Competition: 1st Prize, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize and Prediction Intervals Prize.

The global transportation technology company Uber Technologies Inc. will generously provide 5,000€ to be awarded to the student with the most accurate forecasting method, named the “Uber Student Prize”, while Amazon will generously provide the “Amazon Prize” for the best reproducible method.

Call for Sponsors

Companies and Organizations involved in Forecasting, Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning are invited to support the M4 Competition. This would be a way to demonstrate their commitment to the field and to publicize their support. The sponsorship funds will be used exclusively to increase the size of the Prizes to be awarded to motivate greater participation so that more information can be gathered to improve forecasting accuracy and help practitioners to choose the most appropriate method for their forecasting needs.