Open Ci5es Challenges Brussels, May 22nd 2012 Carles Ferreiro firstname.lastname@example.org
Open Innova5on Challenges Why are they needed? • The systemic nature of opportuni5es • The pace of change • Innova5on is everywhere • Tradi5onal mo5va5ons and incen5ves do not work • AFen5on by plaHorms is hard to get These are ecosystems!!
The App Challenge The eligible apps: • use a European open data source • solve a ci5zen’s urban life problem • are innova5ve Open to everyone! What we mean by app: Developers of any size: • Any plaHorm, including individuals, groups, mobile, web, facebook, etc. companies large and small, • A working prototype ins5tu5ons and other organiza5ons...anyone!
A Pan European Challenge Helsinki Asterdam for anLondon Berlin y Euro Open pean Data a Paris pp! Bologna Barcelona Rome 8
What developers get • Launch your app at European level • get users from around Europe • get promo5on and publicity through project’s and ci5es channels • Get the chance to pitch your app on stage in front of a live jury • Get support and guidance from our Open Data experts • Get the chance to make life in your city easier! Compe55on -‐ the grand ﬁnal: 10 ﬁnalists: 3 min. on stage at the Smart City Expo, November 2012 9
Incen5ves and prizes App Challenge 5,000 Euro for the winner 3,000 Euro for the runner-‐up 1,000 Euro for the third place ....and eternal fame!! 10
Is this for you? you have an app you have an app you have an idea that uses that could be beFer that needs Open Data with Open Data Open Data 11
Timeline Challenge Challenge Open Cities Launch Close Event September NovemberFebruary October August March June April May July MWC 2012 Smart City Expo Apps Submission Evaluation & Selection Showcase The Jury: The Criteria: • industry experts on open data, city • use of open data, solving user’s representa5ves, Open Ci5es need, originality, innova5veness, UI/ partners, inﬂuen5al developers... UE... 14
Communica5ng: Open Data LinkedIn Groups:" 333.907 reach"
Dissemina5on events Helsinki Smart City Workshop Open Knowledge Festival CitySDK developers evenings AppCircus in London HackTheGov! Hackathon FutureEverything Apps for Amsterdam London Asterdam Berlin re:publica Open Data & Waag Future en Seine Paris Open Data, Institute Telecom MoMo Paris WHYMCAAppCircus in Barcelona Bologna Barcelona Apps4bcn Rome Barcelona Activa Workshop on Code for America Mobile Premier Awards AppCircus in Rome Open Innovation workshop 26