The ninth edition of the SmartCatalonia Challenge is focused on digitally improving public transport by road. The General Direction of Transport and Mobility presented five challenges to encourage SMEs and startups to create ICT solutions that respond to the needs posed by municipalities and entities in the country.
The virtual presentation started with an introduction by Dani Marco, general director of Economy and Digital Innovation, and David Saldoni, general director of Transports and Mobility. The challenges proposed for this edition are:
The registration is open until the 23rd of July. A specialized jury will select the best ten proposals, which will compete in September’s Finale. The three winning ideas will receive a cash prize valued at €20.000 (€15.000, €3.000 and €2.000, respectively) and the chance to present the proposal at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2021. The winning solution will also perform a pilot test with the General Direction of Transport and Mobility.
The event can be seen here.
The participation for the eighth edition is still opened until the 31st of May!
Original source: Ministry for Digital Policy and Public Administration