The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge, in partnership with venture firm Nokia Growth Partners , is a call for ideas, technologies, and new business models in IoT. If your product or technology is targeting markets in transportation, smart cities, safety and security, and connected industries, or if your solution enables a smart, safe and sustainable world, we are looking for you.
Step 1: Submission
Submit your application before September 20.
Step 2: Application review by October 20
A cross-functional jury formed by Nokia IoT experts and business decision makers, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) and other representatives from investors community will review all applications from multiple perspectives. There will be an online pitching round for the top 20 innovator teams. The top 10 applicants will be notified and invited to the pre-incubation phase in Espoo financed by Nokia.
Step 3: Concept development workshop, November 20-21
Step 4: Award ceremony, November 22
The top 10 teams will present the results of the workshops to the jury during the award ceremony.
Step 5: Collaboration with Nokia
Selected innovators will continue their collaboration with Nokia, will access Nokia’s global market, and networking with investors including Nokia Growth Partners.
- Co-innovation and joint business opportunities
- Business and technology boost by accessing Nokia’s technologies, products and resources
- Access to Nokia’s global market
- Investment opportunities