Open call for the new edition of SmartCatalonia Challenge


Open call for the new edition of the innovation competition SmartCatalonia Challenge, promoted by the Secretariat for Digital Policies of the Generalitat of Catalonia.

This year’s competition, which has been prepared in cooperation with the Association of Rural Initiatives of Catalonia (ARCA), sets out 5 challenges related to the Catalan rural ecosystem which are susceptible to be solved by innovative solutions based on ICT.

The initiative encourages the participation of Catalan start-ups and SMEs capable of offering an innovative, viable and adapted solution to one (or more) of the proposed calls.

Join the Challenge until July 17th! Awards are waiting for the best ideas!


  • Best solution award: 15.000 € + Pilot of the solution with Associació d’Iniciatives Rurals de Catalunya (ARCA).
  • Second prize: 3.000 €
  • Third prize: 2.000 €
  • All the winners will also have the possibility to present their solution in the Generalitat de Catalunya stand during the Smart City Expo World Congress 2020.