Technological evolution brings us several challenges, for which we are looking for the best solutions! Join the biggest innovation and entrepreneurship competition and grab the opportunity to win a prize of up to €20,000, exclusive meetings with mentors, investors and potential clients and the possibility of making business partnerships.
Applicants have the chance to test and prove their solutions with partners and be recognized as a leading startup on an international stage. Winning solutions will be communicated to our global network of SuperConnectors, investors, corporates and governments.
Portugal is gaining attention as the growing hub for startups in Western Europe. Its municipalities also provids dynamic support programs, allowing greater cooperation between public and private parties.
The winner of Get in the Ring Portugal earns a fully-sponsored ticket to the Global Meetup 2022, where they will join the most innovative and brightest changemakers from our Global Network – unusual suspects converging at a truly global melting pot!
The Global Meetup is the final of the Global Startup Competition of Get in the Ring. In the past, the event has been hosted in cities such as Medellin to Berlin and from Cascais to Singapore. The location of the Global Meetup of this year, has to be announced yet.
The winner of this event will win full sponsorship for 1 person to attend the Global Meetup.
LUIS CARDOSO-VODAFONE PORTUGAL, MANAGER FIXED/MOBILE SERVICES & CONTENT
The most immersive experiences through AR, VR and MR solutions applicable to any sector, from retail to tourism
With the emergence of 5G it has become increasingly relevant to look at disruptive content consumption solutions, whether for entertainment, ecommerce or access to various services. The final customer will be able to have immersive experiences directly in their daily lives and solutions are sought in this challenge that will allow this to become mass-produced.
The most innovative solutions using artificial intelligence, machine learning and gamification
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasingly applied in order to make current processes more automatic and agile. It’s increasing the importance to improve these mechanisms to further develop digital processes but also to increase the rate through which digital processes are adopted by end users. Therefore this challenge aims to gather the best solution using AI and ML, but also provide great gamification experiences.
The most disruptive solutions to optimize mobility in big cities and municipalities
Technological innovation has presented us with new ways to make mobility increasingly smarter and ecological. It is important that these solutions continue to be developed and improved, to enable scaling up them in large cities all over the world.This challenge aims to find new solutions and formats to scale them for smart mobility, taking advantage of the latest technologies.
The most groundbreaking ideas to analyze and use Big Data for companies
Data science has become extremely relevant to the way companies analyze their strategic decisions and predict future strategies. The way they collect, process and use these same data is undoubtedly a complex issue, but it is increasingly relevant to find solutions that allow innovation in this area, bringing even more agility to the Big Data theme. Thus, this challenge aims to find solutions that increase not only the fluidity of these processes but also their efficiency.
Welcome session by BGI and Vodafone Power Lab
Pitch Training: How to Improvise during the pitch
Pitch Training Exercise for startups
Individual Meetings between startups, the partners and potential investors
Registration & Welcome Coffee Break
Welcome Session & Get In the Ring Presentation
Get in the Ring Competition: XR Solutions
Get in the Ring Competition: Smart Mobility
Get in the Ring Competition: Big Data
Get in the Ring Competition: Automation & Gamification
Get in the Ring Semi Final
Get in the Ring Final
Winners Announcement and Closing Session