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Competition: create a smart city app in 48 hours!

Competition: create a smart city app in 48 hours!

Develop a Smart City App with real-time data from cities and other data sources, using the FIWARE generic component framework. Show it to the world at the ICT 2018 Conference in Vienna and win prize money totaling 10,000 Euro.

Fiware ICT Challenge Vienna

Vienna, one of the most innovative cities in the world, has teamed up with the Open & Agile Smart Cities initiative, a network of more than 120 agile and Smart Cities, and the European Commission.

Together with the FIWARE Foundation, they are the facilitators of this year’s FIWARE ICT Challenges where the best developers in Europe show their talent in Vienna during 4th to 6th December 2018.

Build your prototype

Join in today and apply with your idea on how to solve one of the FIWARE ICT challenges which make cities a better place to live in. Your mission is to create a concept and running prototype/MVP during the 48-hour hackathon which will then be presented to a jury.


ICT 2018
Austria Center Vienna
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1, 1220 Vienna


30 November
23:59 ‘ Deadline for the online submission of your Challenge concept

4 December
14:30 ‘ Team formation, guided tour through Smarter Together area
17:00 ‘ Challenge opening and pitch presentation of your concept

5 December
Implementation phase, with support by domain experts

6 December
11:00 ‘ Deadline for the finalization of your prototype/MVP, team presentations, jury deliberation
13:00 ‘ Announcement of the winner in the ICT 2018 Awards session

What’s in it for you

  • Work on a real life challenge
  • Present to decision makers from companies, cities and the EU Commission
  • Win 10,000 Euro in total and tickets to conferences such as the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona
  • Showcase your prototype in the ICT community of developers, startups, universities, companies, and policy-makers

Apply now here

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