Smart City App Hack (SCAH) and FIWARE launch their challenge for developers

Sep 2, 2015

150,000 € in prizes for the winners of the online competition launched by Smart City App Hack and FIWARE!

Smart City App Hack (SCAH) and FIWARE jointly launch an online competition that will distribute up to 150,000 € in prizes for developers anywhere in the world using FIWARE or those who desire to start using it.

This competition is a great opportunity for developers, entrepreneurs, companies and active citizens who have an app or a functional prototype and want to help boost their city as a Smart City.

Starting yesterday, 1st of September 2015, and until the 15th of October, the enrolment period opens worldwide for this online competition in which apps have to respond to one of the five challenges identified by SCAH to improve the citizens’ lives: energy, mobility, collaboration, tourism and shopping.

The prizes for the apps making the best use of FIWARE are very appealing:

  • Join the FIWARE Accelerator Programme, a process valued at 100K.
  • 10K in prizes plus additional global visibility during the Smart City Expo World Congress 2015, with more than 400 cities participating worldwide and involving 250 companies dedicated to Smart Cities.
  • App presentation during the Mobile World Congress 2016.

Due to the European nature of the FIWARE Accelerator Programme, only apps from European SMEs and entrepreneurs (FP7 eligible countries) can apply.

Would you like to participate but you don’t know how? Find all the details HERE and stay tuned, because we will publish them on our blog!

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