Introducing the ANA Avatar XPRIZE and the new era of Teleportation

Calling all innovators, designers, researchers and technologists! Can you combine robotics, AI, advanced sensors, BMI, machine learning, IoT, VR and AR to create a real-life Avatar? 

In March this year, the legendary XPRIZE Foundation has announced the $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE, a four-year global competition focused on accelerating the integration of several emerging and exponential technologies into a multipurpose Avatar system that will bypass the barriers of travel to distribute skills and knowledge to locations where they are needed – bridging the gap between distance, time and culture.

As a proud partner of the ANA Avatar XPRIZE, STATE is thrilled to welcome XPRIZE’s own Amir Banifatemi in Berlin to introduce this exciting initiative and together explore opportunities for aspiring innovators out of Europe most audacious innovation ecosystem to participate in the competition. 

As an added treat for this evening, you will get a sneak peek into the future space of STATE’s brand new Berlin Studio, which will also support the forming XPRIZE teams as a local hub and incubator.



18:30 Doors open

19:00 - 20:30 Introducing the ANA Avatar XPRIZE: Amir Banifatemi (XPRIZE Foundation) in conversation with Christian Rauch (STATE)



STATE Studio (sneak preview)
Kunsthaus H3
Hauptstr. 3, 10827 Berlin

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Come join us for an exciting evening to together stretch the boundaries of what is possible in leveraging emerging technology for a global good!


Special thanks to our drink sponsors Mono Tee and Eichhofener for their kind support!