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What will the Catalan ports of the future look like?

Posted on 07/01/2020
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SmartCatalonia Challenge 2019
SmartCatalonia Challenge 2019, for Smart Catalonia. 2019. Licence: Tots els drets reservats

With the aim of transforming the Port of Tarragona with innovative solutions , on Thursday, January 30, the SmartCatalonia Challenge will be held to discover what the future Catalan ports will be like.

The SmartCatalonia Challenge is a competition that promotes open innovation in order to solve territorial challenges in Catalonia.

The initiative, promoted by the Secretariat of Digital Policies , seeks to involve startups, small and medium-sized businesses, in creating technological solutions to the challenges posed by entities in our country today.

The aim of the competition is to connect the problems of public entities with the proposals offered by the smart ecosystem of Catalonia , in order to be able to create ICT solutions that improve the quality of life of the citizens.

Mobile Apps , the Internet of Things (IoT ) and Big Data are the three areas in which ICT solutions are sought. The winning projects will be defended in a final gala with the names of the winners.

The SmartCatalonia Challenge will give financial rewards and the opportunity to pilot tests of different products in a real environment. In addition, projects can be presented for free at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona 2020 to be presented to the whole world.

The organization presents three challenges :

  1. Challenges Port of Tarragona
  2. Challenges Association of Rural Initiatives of Catalonia (ARCA)
  3. Challenges Catalan Water Association (ACA)

If you are an SME or startup and you have an adequate solution to the challenges you set, join the competition! To participate, you must fill out this form .