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Pan-European Competition in Internet of Things launched today

Written by on June 18

Have you ever thought of connecting your refrigerator to the web? Now you’ve got your chance, as a new European challenge for Internet of Things is launched today June 18th right here in Stockholm.

Have you ever thought of connecting your refrigerator to the web?

The competition is organized by EIT ICT Labs, a European education- and research-based innovation-driven organization, in collaboration with STING. The winners will take home €40,000, €25,000 and €15,000 and receive coaching and free office space for six months at one of the EIT ICT Labs offices in Europe.

Pär Hedberg, CEO of STING: “Internet of things stands for the most exciting developments by far in the digital and mobile industry. Through the Idea Challenge, we can offer a number of new Internet of Things companies both financing and business development support, and through internationalization contacts and the EIT ICT Labs network of experts help them go to market.”

Internet of things stands for the most exciting developments by far in the digital and mobile industry – Pär Hedberg, CEO of STING

Startups and innovators can register as of today, and ideas can be submitted on September 1st to 30th. The ten best entries will pitch their ideas to a jury consisting of experts in Internet of Things at the finals on November 13th in Stockholm.

More information about the Idea Challenge and the application can be found here.

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