I4MS launches the 1st Disruptors Awards to select the best experiments in digital transformationadmin
The I4MS Initiative has created the Disruptors Awards contest, a competition that aims to award the most innovative experiments and best cases in additive manufacturing, CPS, IoT, robotics, HPC or laser technologies. The Disruptors Awards Call will select the best cases illustrating a company’s ability to innovate and implement ICT technologies to meet its business needs, bring radical innovation to their sector and capacity of achieving national or international scale.
This call is available to SMEs that have received technological and financial support from the Innovation Actions that are part of the I4MS initiative since its foundation (this is, Fortissimo, Cloudflow, CloudSMEs, LASHARE, INTEFIX, EuRoC, Appolo, ReconCell, BeinCPPS, Fortissimo2, HORSE, MIDIH, Cloudifacturing, L4MS and AMable).
The best proposal will win the following prize package:
- A Plane ticket and the accommodation of 1 representative of the winning experiment to participate in the Disruptors Awards Ceremony (end November in Warsaw).
A specially designed offline and online visibility during the Mobile World Congress and 2 exhibition tickets (access to selected seminars and courses are included).
- A free booth or space to showcase the experiment during the FIWARE Summit Fall 2018.
- A half-day workshop with Danish Technological Institute and MADE about technological and innovation support targeting the winning project.
- A ticket for the I4MS Bootcamp, where a small group of SMEs will receive a brief training on pitching, fundraising and tips to connect with corporates and private investors.
The winning project will benefit from the I4MS visibility package which includes the promotion of the experiment and the winning SMEs or midcap via the I4MS online community, website, social networks, blog and I4MS newsletter as the best digital transformation case.
The call is already open, more information can be found at I4MS site and application form can be found at the open call site. All applications will have to be submitted before the 5th of September 2018 at 17:00 (CET). If you want to know more about how to participate in the contest come and ask all your questions here.
Results will be published in October 2018 at i4ms.eu and also in I4MS accounts in social media (Twitter and LinkedIn) and in I4MS online community.