The FI-WARE project and Campus Party have launched a series of contests, which together will distribute more than 800,000 Euros in prizes. A first contest was held in September 2013 during Campus Party 2013 Europe in London, where FI-WARE challenged Campuseros to build applications on FI-Lab, a live instance of the FI-WARE technologies available to developers for free experimentation with the technology. The potential of the FI-WARE technologies for smart cities has recently been demonstrated at Santander (see also the video).
Two new contests are currently open, and they focus on:
Both contests will each hand out 200,000 Euro in prizes. This will happen in two phases:
The list of 2 x 20 proposals selected can be found here.
More challenges will be launched this year.