Innovability, creator and organizer of IoMOBILITY World has created IoMOBILITY AWARDS to promote the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the smart mobility ecosystem in Italy. The competition is a tool to identify, select, bring out and reward the best services, products and innovative projects on the market today, able to stand out for uniqueness and creativity of ideas, concrete benefits, level of usability (MX Mobility Experience) and repeatability of the business model.
The initiative is open both to companies, large, SMEs and startups that can apply for the competition both to potential partners (public agencies, associations, research institutes, communities, media, etc.) that can contribute to the creation of the networking network able to reach potential candidates widely.
WiseTown takes home second place in the Enhanced Data category, reserved for platforms and solutions dedicated to data collection, analysis and enhancement.
The main elements of innovation of the winning project were: the creation of a geo-analytics platform with the possibility of integrating urban mobility data with those reported by citizens; to provide travelers with software tools for real-time reporting of problems or problems; offer the competent offices a dashboard that allows you to receive a summary of the reports in order to intervene promptly.
Gitex Awards is a competition held during the GITEX Technology Week, the main annual exhibition dedicated to information and communication technologies in the UAE.
With the aim of promoting innovative IT solutions, the international competition includes the following categories: Telecommunications, Smart city, Digital Marketing, Startup of the year, The best digital initiative for Finance, Retail, Energy Sustainability Champion, Best Technology Infrastructure of the Year for Education, Healthcare, Hero Awards.
In the jury there was also the famous Italian Carlo Ratti, founder and director of the SENSEable City Lab at MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston.
The project of WiseTown “Monitor the security in the City of Independence” was selected among the best in the Smart City – Smart Idea Award Category.
It was carried out in collaboration with the city of Independence in Oregon (USA) during the commemoration on July 4 2018, the American national holiday that celebrates the history and institutions of the United States. The Pilot was financed by FIWARE, an European accelerator of companies.
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Connected City is a program promoted by Talent Garden, the largest platform in Europe for networking and training for digital innovation, to select the best projects for the realization of a new urban mobility.
Realize the project of a smarter city. This is the goal that the creators of Connected City have set themselves, the first edition of a one-year program divided into two major phases. The first, from June to December 2018, corresponds to the selection of winning design ideas; in the second phase, the experimentation of the selected projects will come into play.
Connected City involves large companies such as Iren, Links Foundation, MINI, Reale Mutua, Siemens, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and Digital Magics, which contribute to the development of projects by providing 150 thousand euros of investments but above all datasets, APIs and a mentorship process for the best projects. These great players have promoted a challenge each with specific objectives.
Among the 15 finalists selected during the first semester, 5 have been identified that will have access to the next phase, followed by Digital Magics, in an incubation path with an investment of 150 thousand euro.
WiseTown was selected by the Ferrovie dello Stato group for the “Intermodal Mobility” challenge.
Business Meets Innovation 2018
AHK Italien is the Italian-German Chamber of Commerce.
It launched the first edition of Business Meets Innovation, a start-up contest to favor the matching between the top-level innovation demand of the Italian-German business community and the offer of innovative Italian start-up solutions.
Each top player has defined one or more projects to be implemented using the innovative contribution of a start-up.
During the Winner’s Night December were awarded the winners of the ten technology challenge held by Robert Bosch, Concrete, MAN Truck & Bus Italy, Rödl & Partner and Siemens.
WiseTown won the project#9 proposed by Siemens for the realization of a DASHBOARD SMART CITY PLATFORM, with which it has won the participation in a co-development project with an international team and at hub.berlin, one of the major European festivals for technology.
“Socio del mese” on october 2018
“Il Socio del Mese” is a contest promoted by Assintel (National Association of ICT Enterprises of Confcommercio) to reward projects or companies among the members that stand out in their activities and original and excellent projects.
TeamDev proposed their candidacy by presenting the case study of WiseTown Situation Room which was employed in Independence (Oregon) during the celebrations for the American Independence Day, July 4, 2018.
Tra i progetti presentati, nel mese di ottobre 2018 la commissione di Assintel ha selezionato WiseTown come progetto vincente.
Il Pilot presentato alla candidatura del contest è stato premiato per le seguenti per le seguenti ragioni:
- Chiarezza nella descrizione delle linee guida del progetto e dei suoi obiettivi
- Strutturazione del progetto
- Forte valore e impatto sociale sul territorio di riferimento
The 2018 Government Innovation Awards
The Government Innovation Awards are a recognition issued each year by the US Government with the aim of giving credit to those projects that have given a real and significant contribution in the public sector in the IT field, in terms of technological innovation.
Transformative technology that actually reinvents the government at the federal, state or local level.
There are three macro categories of the competition:
- Rising Stars
- Industry Innovators
- Public Sector Innovations
36 winning projects in the public sector, including federal, state and local agencies, featuring cutting-edge technologies and creative approaches to critical government missions.
The city of Independence in Oregon won in this category for the use of WiseTown Situation Room for monitoring and managing public safety during the city celebrations of the Independence Day on July 4th.
The Philip Kotler Marketing Forum is the most important event of Strategic Marketing in Italy.
During the 2017 edition was launched a challenge for startup, #odiamoglisprechi: the business plan competition promoted by E.ON.
The competition was born from a partnership between E.ON Italy and Nexo Corporation to reward and support entrepreneurial projects for energy efficiency.
Sabato 7 Ottobre 2017 in occasione del Philip Kotler Marketing Forum Italy (PKMF 2017), che si è svolto a Milano presso la sede dello IULM e che era incentrato quest’anno proprio sulla riduzione degli sprechi, si è svolta la selezione e premiazione tra i 9 finalisti.
WiseTown ha vinto il primo premio per le sue soluzioni per una città sempre più connessa e intelligente, aggiudicandosi il contributo di €7.500 da utilizzare per partecipare a un programma di mentoring e accelerazione presso l’Innovation Lab dell’Università IULM di Milano.
Global City Team Challenge 2017
Il Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) is a collaborative platform for the development of smart cities and communities, led by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) in collaboration with other US federal agencies.
It allows local governments, non-profit organizations, academic institutions and companies around the world to form project teams, or “action clusters” and “SuperClusters”, to work on the Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Applications of systems (CPS) within the city and the community environment, wants to be a bridge between communities and designers in order to implement networked technologies in urban planning and, finally, to create a “smart city”.
FIWARE Global City Team Challenge 2017
FIWARE led to the GCTC 2017 solutions “powered by” made by European organizations in order to create partnerships with cities and communities in North America.
WiseTown was nominated together with the city of Independence in Oregon. The Cluster won the challenge by winning a pilot with an investment of € 25,000 for the implementation of a system of monitoring and management of emergencies through WiseTown Situation Room for the city celebrations of the party of 4 July, an event that recalls in the American town over 20,000 people .