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GLOBAL PRIZES

The top 15 apps at a global level will get a slot to the grand final at Smart City Expo World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, where they will compete for the following big prizes:

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BEST APP PER CATEGORY

5 winners, the Best App in each of the 5 categories (Urban Mobility, Culture & Tourism, Energy & Emission, Shopping & Retail, Collaborative City) will get a cash prize of 5,000€ + amazing networking and business opportunities for their app, with +400 worldwide participating cities / +250 companies of the Smart City World Expo and Congress.

ADDITIONAL PRIZES

Additionally, special prizes will be offered by our global sponsors to the top apps that took advantage of their technologies, chosen from the pool of ALL finalist apps from ALL participating cities and SCAH-FIWARE Online Competition.

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WIN UP TO 150.000€ IN PRIZES WITH SCAH- FIWARE ONLINE COMPETITION

The best apps using FIWARE GEs will get the chance to get accelerated into the market with the support of INCENSe and SOUL-FI Accelerator programs (*) (this meaning >150.000 € in grants). They will also have the opportunity to showcase their app at the Mobile World Congress** 2016 planned end of February next year. Additional 10.000 € will be distributed among other four apps (5.000€, 3.000€, and 1.500€, plus 500€ for winner of public vote)

CHECK ALL PRIZE DETAILS AND HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE HERE!

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MASTERCARD PRIZE

The app best using the MasterCard APIs, will win a spot in the Grand Finale of the MasterCard “Masters of Code on Dec 5&6 in Silicon Valley. This includes airfares and accommodation paid for the time of the event and the chance to compete (***) for more big prizes!

To enter the competition and get the chance to arrive at the grand final, you must first compete at a local level with one of our SCAH Cities and be one of the city finalists. Check also the Rules for participation for information on judging and evaluation as also the local prizes you are eligible to win on each city page.

(* )FIWARE Accelerator Program: Because of the European nature of FIWARE Accelerator Program, only apps from European SMEs and Web entrepreneurs (FP7 eligible countries) can apply. They have also to show strong team and business plan.
(**) GSMA showcase: Because of the nature of GSMA showcase (exchange of context information, part of which and significantly should come from the IoT space) goal is to select applications who at least use the NGSI Context Broker GE (Orion) and the IoT Backend Device Management GE (IDAS). No extra-funding will be given away to participants involved in development of the showcase. We assume that the degree of visibility and exposure not only to media but potential customers will be relevant enough for potential applicants.
(***) MasterCard Masters of Code is a separate competition, not directly connected to SCAH and its participants. The best apps around the world will compete in its big final in Silicon Valley for prizes that include $100K + 2 weeks in an incubator + 6 months mentoring to build the idea into a full fledge start-up ready to raise funding!