Ericsson Innovation Awards 2016
This year the competition is all about cities. Today, more people live in cities than in rural areas, and by 2050, about 70 percent of the world’s population is expected to reside in urban areas. Ensuring that our cities are creative, connected and sustainable is a major challenge but also an opportunity to improve the lives of billions of people along with the health and future of the planet itself. What is your next big idea?
Blendee wins Ericsson Innovation Awards 2015
- Team Blendlee wins the EUR 25,000 first prize for their platform for self-development based on the concept of blended learning
- Teams from Germany, India, Ukraine and USA made it to final four in Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA)
- Over 270 teams from 43 countries submitted entries
This year’s challenge
The future of city life
What possibilities emerge when more and more people are moving into urban areas? How can we create opportunities for creating better life for billions living in cities? How can we transform our cities using new technologies?
Find out more about the challenge for EIA 2016
What you’ll get out of it
First prize € 25.000
The cash prizes are just one aspect of winning the Ericsson Innovation Awards this year: there are important career-enhancing incentives on offer, too.
Dates to remember
- September 18- November 30: Phase 1 – Registration and submission. Register your team
- November 30-December 17: Open voting and Ericsson jury evaluation
- December 18: Semi-finalists announcement. 10 teams announced that make it into semi-finals
- December 19-February 11: Phase 2 – Development of a Minimum Viable Product, etc. Working with Ericsson experts to develop your idea.
- February 19: Finalist announcement. 4 teams announced that have made it into the grand final
- Date TBD: Award ceremony / final event in Stockholm, Sweden
What to develop and submit
Find out more about the various components that you’ll need to create as part of your submission and presentation.
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