Funds up to 10K per team
Takes 0% equity
Funds 12 startups per year
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During the first call of SCIFI that will be launched on July 2 2018 there will be several city challenges for which the SCIFI city partners and connected city clusters are looking for innovative smart city solutions. Companies are invited to participate and get 10k€ per pilot.

WHY APPLY?
Successful applicants will receive funding and support for their data-centric Smart City solution, including:
-Funding of up to €10k to support pilot, proof of concept, minimum viable product or other solution development goal;
-Full solution implementation opportunity for successful pilots;
-Co-creation of the solution and full access to and support from the relevant cities and stakeholders;
-Six-month business accelerator powered by Faubourg Numerique, Agoria and Cambridge CleanTech;
-Introduction to cities, investors and mentors;
-Access to hardware and equipment such as sensors;
-A range of data science, open data and business skills trainings;
-Dissemination opportunities of your solution...
During the first call of SCIFI that will be launched on July 2 2018 there will be several city challenges for which the SCIFI city partners and connected city clusters are looking for innovative smart city solutions. Companies are invited to participate and get 10k€ per pilot.

WHY APPLY?
Successful applicants will receive funding and support for their data-centric Smart City solution, including:
-Funding of up to €10k to support pilot, proof of concept, minimum viable product or other solution development goal;
-Full solution implementation opportunity for successful pilots;
-Co-creation of the solution and full access to and support from the relevant cities and stakeholders;
-Six-month business accelerator powered by Faubourg Numerique, Agoria and Cambridge CleanTech;
-Introduction to cities, investors and mentors;
-Access to hardware and equipment such as sensors;
-A range of data science, open data and business skills trainings;
-Dissemination opportunities of your solution amongst peers and cities via SCIFI communication channels and events (in Belgium, The Netherlands and France);
-Access to technology and datasets, as well as training and advice by SCIFI experts.

CHALLENGES
You can apply to the following city challenges:
-BC1: Cycling
-BC2: Air quality
-BC3: De-icing priorisation
-BC4: Efficient buildings
-BC5: Watering optimisation
-BC6: City maintenance
-BC7: Optimise use of city centre

WHO CAN APPLY?
In order to apply for the call, startups, students and companies must be part of a legal entity. Besides private companies, various universities/business schools have legal registration accessible for students wanting to start up their projects, as have organisations that work together with innovative project owners (incubators etc): these legal entities can be used as well to apply for the call. Only organisations legally registered in any of the EU member states or the associated countries can apply to this pre-commercial procurement from SCIFI.

More information about the call and the challenges: smartcityinnovation.eu/open-calls
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Staff

Judith Schuermans
Admin
Judith Schuermans SCIFI project mgt
Judith Stiekema
Admin
Judith Stiekema Business Development Manager