Imatge del iFEST 2017
Imatge del iFEST 2017. Author: Catalunya Emprèn. Generalitat de Catalunya. 2017. License: All rights reserved.

The 2019 edition opens with the iFest Countdown program, a learning and competition program in which participants will develop prototypes of business challenges, which will be exhibited and defended at iFest Day Zero in 2019 .

The iFest Countdown is based on a methodology based on the principles of entrepreneurship and disruption in innovation , where participants will train work teams and know the startup ecosystem and receive the support of mentors / entrepreneurial ecosystem

Several companies have raised their challenge such as ICAEN, Aigües de Barcelona, Cuatrecases, Science Park, Jardineria Guild, Atrápalo, Cannon, MWC, Penguin Random House and Vodafone, because hundreds of teams provide a solution.

Among the scheduled activities , there will be technological webinars on artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, augmented and virtual reality, Big Data, IOT, etc; practical workshops , visits to entities, startups, coworkings, science parks, accelerators ...

The program will finish with the completion of a prototype that will be defended in the iFest Zero Congress. Among the prizes planned there is a trip to Silicon Valley, for 3 members of the winning team to learn about the cradle of entrepreneurship in San Franscisco and accelerate the project for a month.

The registrations are still open and can be done by teams by filling out this form . The structure of the teams must be from 3 to 6 players (participants) with a Shaker (teacher or those over 18 years of age)