The Appsterdam Smart City Challenge 2015

Amsterdam Smart City is the innovation platform of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, which challenges companies, citizens, the municipality and knowledge institutions to develop and realise smart solutions for today’s urban challenges.

By continuously working together and innovating in areas such as connectivity, mobility, energy and health care, our city stays connected with the future. This is why Amsterdam Smart City is organizing a hackathon together with our partners, Appsterdam, Appril, KPN, Huawei, FAN, Accenture, the City of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam ArenA.

Join the hackathon and help us make the City and the Amsterdam ArenA not only more enjoyable and sustainable, but also more safe, social and efficient. Make a difference, get disruptive, and show how smart you can make our city.

The Appsterdam Smart City Challenge 2015 is 48 hours full of creativity, hacking and innovation. You will have full access to live data sets, API’s, and latest technology provided by our partners. Combine your web or mobile application with any Internet of Things device, open data source, open API or cloud based service.

3 real themes
The Appsterdam Smart City Challenge 2015 is all about turning urban challenges into opportunities. Come up with solutions that address the themes of: Smart Energy, Smart Mobility and Smart Stadium. Join us for this unique opportunity to actually hack the City & Amsterdam ArenA!

3 real prizes
At the end of the Appsterdam Smart City Challenge, a jury will judge your solution. The 5 finalist of the Appsterdam Smart City Challenge will pitch their idea at the main stage of the annual Smart City event at the Amsterdam ArenA on June 4th. After the pitches, the winning teams will be announced. Besides that, we may help to showcase your solution in Amsterdam and get your app in the app-store and promote it through several channels.

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