Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2017
The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, in partnership with venture firm Nokia Growth Partners, is a call for ideas, technologies, and new business models in IoT. If your product or technology is targeting markets in transportation, smart cities, safety and security, and connected industries, or if your solution enables a smart, safe and sustainable world, we are looking for you.
Nokia is shaping a new revolution in technology, where networks augment and aid our daily lives. We create the technology that connects the world and are looking to co-innovate with the ecosystem to invent disruptive technologies.
Co-innovation is an essential part of Nokia’s ambition to bring in people with creative ideas and smart solutions. The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge is calling for startups and innovators who are working on the next big ideas in IoT to improve people lives and able to demonstrate a working prototype for their idea that:
Improves cities by solving many urban challenges
Improves safety with technology
Improves how we interact and experience the world around us with virtual reality and machine interactions
Enables the next industrial revolution with LTE, robotics and sensors
Improves health with digital technologies
Submissions will be accepted between June 8 and September 20, after which they will be assessed and the top teams will be invited to a two-day concept development workshop with Nokia experts in Helsinki in November. The final judging and the award ceremony will be held right after the workshop.
The categories for the challenge are
- Innovation For Humanitarian Aid
1. Technology For Good
2. Nokia Saving Lives
- Innovation For IoT Verticals
1. Connected Cities
2. Safety And Security
3. Connected Automotive
4. Connected Industries
- Challenge is open to innovators worldwide developing the technologies of tomorrow in the Internet of Things (IoT) domains of smart cities, mobility, safety and security and connected industries;
- Particular attention will be given to solutions that use the power of technology to save and improve lives.
Deadline: 20th September 2017