Get in the Ring and Smart City Innovation are looking for solutions to increase mobility in a sustainable way in the cities of Delft, Bruges and Mechelen. These cities are looking to collaborate with startup and scaleups to facilitate travel and housing transitions through data analytics and predictive technology.

 

In an effort to facilitate mobility in an environmentally friendly way, the cities of Delft, Bruges and Mechelen are looking to offer their network and expertise to startups and scaleups in order to co-create innovative solutions to resolve their challenges. If a fit is identified, there will be the possibility to pilot the solution and receive a customized online program to facilitate the pilot collaboration in a business accelerator powered by Faubourg Numerique, Agoria and Cambridge Cleantech.

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THE CHALLENGE

We are looking for startups and scaleups that want to collaborate with the cities of Delft, Mechelen and Bruges together with SCIFI. Interesting technology directions include analytic and insights tools, predictive methods and traffic flow mapping. We are looking for solutions in the following application areas:

SUSTAINABLE COMMUTING IN MECHELEN

Increase the quality and safety of commuting through industrial zones by walking and biking, using traffic flow mapping and analytical insights

FACILITATE HOUSING TRANSITION WITH DELFT

Provide tools which help to inform people of the housing stock and diversify neighbourhoods through continuous insights of the housing market.

IMPROVE MOBILITY WITH MECHELEN

Simplify mobility by making it affordable, e-inclusive and easy for elderly and mobility restricted people to use through MaaS, shared mobility systems and travel planning tools.

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT WITH BRUGES

Nudge people traveling up to 7km to use sustainable methods of traveling like biking or public transportation.

IMPROVE BICYCLE FLOW IN THE CITY WITH DELFT

Provide real time-info, predictive and measurement tools to improve the biking experience of people as well as traffic management.

OPTIMISE COLLECTION OPERATIONS IN BRUGES

Find a solution to optimize the circulation of urban logistics vehicles, using traffic flow mapping and city planning.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Up to €10,000 to pilot your solution

  • Additional funding available for hardware, equipment and technology

  • Possibility of a full scale implementation of successful pilots

  • Available datasets such as demographics, weather datasets, pricing policy, etc.

  • Six-month customized online program to facilitate the pilot collaboration powered by Faubourg Numerique, Agoria and Cambridge Cleantech

  • Promotion of your solution through SCIFI’s network and events

  • Support from the city's network

  • Access to training and advice by SCIFI experts

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA

You should be:

  • Registered as a legal entity in an EU member state

WANT MORE INFORMATION

Watch this webinar with SCIFI to understand more about how you can help solve some of the pressing challenges these cities face.

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    TIMELINE

    OCTOBER 1ST

    APPLICATION DEADLINE


    The deadline for the applications is October 1st at midnight (UTC+2).
    MID OCTOBER

    ANNOUNCEMENT SHORTLISTED STARTUPS


    The startups which are shortlisted will be announced.
    END OCTOBER

    INDIVIDUAL CONFERENCE CALLS


    SCIFI will have an online conference call which each of the shortlisted startups.
    EARLY NOVEMBER

    ANNOUNCEMENT SELECTED STARTUPS


    The announcement of selected startups to join SCIFI, and the selected city, will be done by early November.
    JANUARY 11TH- JULY

    PILOT PHASE


    The selected startups will pilot their innovation with the selected city.
    JULY

    LONG TERM COLLABORATION


    After completing the pilot, the startups will have the possibilities for long term collaboration with the city and with SCIFI.
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    The deadline for this Challenge has passed, please check out our other Challenges