Deadline: December 1, 2020 00:00 (CET)| Apply here
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Eligibility: Startups of all stages from any part of the world that fall under the six categories: consumer product & service, mobility, smart building, energy, resource & sustainability, connectivity & infrastructure, social innovation
SmartCityX is an open innovation program comprised of best-in-class, stage-agnostic startups from around the world along with iconic Japanese corporations and industry thought-leaders.
With a common vision of co-developing the “city of the future,” SmartCityX takes a diverse, people-centric approach in identifying next-generation technologies that can enrich lives and create more equitable and inclusive communities.
SmartCityX is a global community of stage-agnostic startups representing numerous geographies and industry categories coming together with iconic Japanese corporate brands and industry thought-leaders — united by a common vision for helping make cities more livable, resilient, and sustainable.
SmartCityX places an emphasis on six core verticals
- Consumer Products & Service
- Smart Building
- Energy, Resource & Sustainability
- Connectivity & Infrastructure
- Social Innovation
These pillars unite corporate and consumer interests and embody the hope we all share for making cities more livable, resilient and sustainable.
- Network Expansion: Selected startups will participate in closed, invitation-only events and webinars, and receive expert advice from a diverse team of mentors.
- Business Development Opportunities: Startups will have opportunities to learn from and network with partners, municipalities and mentors who participate in SmartCityX. Opportunities vary from customer development, demonstration/testing/collaboration, and funding.
- Showcasing: The startups will have the opportunity to present their business concepts created over the course of the program during demo day and other events.
Interested in applying for the SmartCityX 2021? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.