Today, the Rural Agents Corps announced the challenges to be solved with an innovative ICT solution in the new edition of the SmartCatalonia Challenge, the open innovation competition promoted by the Ministry for Digital Policy to boost SMEs and startups to deal with cities and entities needs. This new edition is focused on the rural environment, with four challenges that aim to protect the natural environment. Dani Marco, Innovation and Digital Economy director, and Marc Costa, managing director of the Rural Agents Corps, chaired the online presentation.
The four challenges for the 8th edition of the Challenge are:
If you wish to participate the registrations are open until the 31st of May. Follow this link to enroll: the finalists will be announced in June and invited to participate in the Finale, where the winners will be selected. The three winning proposals will be awarded €15.000, €3.000, and €2.000, respectively. The winners will perform a pilot test with the Rural Agents Corps.
You can see the live presentation here.
Original source: Ministry for Digital Policy and Public Administration of the Government of Catalonia