26 Apr SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge

Open Call


Solution Challenge

Smart City Solution Competition under the #SmarterCitiesNOW programme
Deadline for submissions: 15 September 2017

Have you got what it takes to win the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge?

  • The #SmarterCitiesNOW solution Challenge is a UK/Nordic startup/SME competition
  • The competition invites startups/SMEs working on smart city solutions in one or more of the following 8 sustainability areas to submit their solutions to the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge: 1) Sustainability, 2) Construction & Tech, 3) Transport & mobility, 4) Engineering & Tech, 5) Digital infrastructure/Digitisation/IOT, 6) Culture, 7) Public health, 8) Experience

What is #SmarterCitiesNOW?

  • #SmarterCitiesNOW is a 3 year UK/Nordic smart cities collaboration programme, run byTech Nordic Advocates, with focus on sustainable urban development

Who can join the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge?

  • Any startup and/or SME with a solution (in development or ready to go) in any of the 8 areas outlined above

What are the prizes?

  • A chance to win a Fellowship (free cabin to use as a studio and access to open plan communal space) at the ‘Good Hotel London’ or a place on the shortlist of the Urban Tech Acceleration Programme, run by BLOXHUB and Rainmaking Loft in Copenhagen

What do I have to do to win?

  • To win, your solution must meet the following criteria;
  1. Fall within one or more of the 8 sustainability areas
  2. Address a specific challenge
  3. Offer an innovative solution to the named challenge
  4. Be scalable
  5. ​Be environmentally sustainable
  6. Demonstrate a ​ commercially​ scalable business model

How do I join the #SmarterCitiesNOW Solution Challenge?

  • Please register via the link the below

What’s the deadline for submission?

To join the competition, you must submit your entry by 15 September 2017


TECH NORDIC ADVOCATES is Northern Europe’s largest – and only pan-Nordic/Baltic – network of 700 tech leaders, including startups, founders, entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, accelerators, experts, policy makers and corporates, working together to grow the Nordics​/​Baltics into a global tech/startup hub​.


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