Targeting startups, scaleups and R&D institutions, Aveiro Urban Challenges will award the best ideas and solution towards urban problems. Organized in partnership with Beta-i, the solutions to be submitted must meet the following challenges:

a) Smart management of users and visitors: Technological solution aimed to manage audiences in events and cultural spaces.
b) Inclusive Tourist Guide: Technological solution aimed to promote tourism and cultural inclusive offers.
c) Flood Management: Solution aimed at controlling and maintaining the level of Aveiro's urban channels in conjunction with variables of the level of external and internal water, precipitation and wind.
d) Edge Computing for urban mobility on LIDAR sensors: Development of an Edge Computing solution for data analysis and processing through LIDAR detection of vehicles and people in the public space.
e) Aveiro candidate for European Capital of Culture 2027: Development of a mapping, mediation, communication and cultural...
Targeting startups, scaleups and R&D institutions, Aveiro Urban Challenges will award the best ideas and solution towards urban problems. Organized in partnership with Beta-i, the solutions to be submitted must meet the following challenges:

a) Smart management of users and visitors: Technological solution aimed to manage audiences in events and cultural spaces.
b) Inclusive Tourist Guide: Technological solution aimed to promote tourism and cultural inclusive offers.
c) Flood Management: Solution aimed at controlling and maintaining the level of Aveiro's urban channels in conjunction with variables of the level of external and internal water, precipitation and wind.
d) Edge Computing for urban mobility on LIDAR sensors: Development of an Edge Computing solution for data analysis and processing through LIDAR detection of vehicles and people in the public space.
e) Aveiro candidate for European Capital of Culture 2027: Development of a mapping, mediation, communication and cultural creation platform.

The 5 finalists’ projects of Aveiro Urban Challenges benefit from the following support:
a) € 500.00 monetary support to cover travel and accommodation expenses and access to the global prize of € 20,000.00.
b) Participation in training workshops for project development.
c) Access to real data provided by the Municipality of Aveiro.
d) Free co-work space at the Business Incubator of the Municipality of Aveiro.

Aveiro Urban Challenges will be implemented with the following timeline:

• 11st of January to 14th of March 2021: Application submission period.
• 15th to 31st of March 2021: Selection period.
• 1st of April 2021: Announcement of 25 pre-selected projects.
• 15th of April 2021: Aveiro Tech City Pitch and Selection of 5 finalists.
• 28th of April 2021: Kick-off Event.
• 28th of April to 30th of September 2021: Development and trial stage.
• 24th to 26th of May 2021: Training Sessions.
• 09th of August 2021: Progress Report delivery.
• 11st to 17th of October 2021: Demodays @ Aveiro Tech Week 2021.
• 14th of October 2021: Pitch Training.
• 15th of October 2021: Final Pitch.

More info about Aveiro Urban Challenges FAQ’s and Rules: www.aveirotechcity.pt/en/Activities/aveiro-urban-challenges

The second edition of Aveiro Urban Challenges, is promoted by the Municipality of Aveiro, within the project of Aveiro STEAM CITY, co-founded by the European Union programme Urban Innovative Actions.
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Carla Semedo
Admin
Carla Semedo Business Developer @ City of Aveiro's Incubator
Incubadora Município de Aveiro
Admin
Incubadora Município de Aveiro Business incubator of the Municipality of Aveiro
Joana Resende
Admin
Joana Resende Communication Officer Assistant
Rui Dias
Admin
Rui Dias Project Management Unit & Community Engagement