Open for Entries: Living Labs Global Award 2012Wednesday, November 16, 2011 16:56
The year the award brings together 20 global cities commited to finding innovative solutions to pressing urban problems and hundreds of international technology and service solution providers (big and small) competing to provide a winning project that will do the job best.
The cities, Barcelona, Birmingham, Caceres, Cape Town, Coventry, Derry~Londonderry, Eindhoven, Fukuoka, Glasgow, Guadelajara, Hamburg, Lagos, Lavasa, Kristiansand, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, San Francisco, Sant Cugat, Santiago de Chile and Terrassa, are searching for innovative solutions capable of tackling key challenges which range from social inclusion to sustainable transport, urban service automation to urban lighting, open data systems to smart living and healthcare.
The competition is divided in twenty Award Categories and the entries will be assessed by a jury of international experts against criteria such as climate and community impact, innovation, market relevance and ease of implementation.
International technology and service solution service providers will compete for twenty winning spots that will allow them to pilot their solutions in these cities and put their effectiveness to the test.
Entries are open until February 17 2011
Top 5 Showcases presentation by each partner city on March 5 2012.
The final Award winners and Award Ceremony May 2 2012 in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of the Rio Summit on Service Innovation in Cities.