The IoT-European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI) was formed to build a vibrant and sustainable IoT-ecosystem in Europe. IoT-EPI will be part of the IoT Week 2017 in Geneva. Come and meet us at booth 16!
Come and meet IoT-EPI at IoT Week Geneva
Seven leading innovation projects make their technology accessible and introduce funding possibilities to young entrepreneurs. The IoT-EPI project is sharing ideas at IoT week Geneva. Experts from all over Europe (e.g. Frauenhofer, Siemens, Bosch, Atos) will be present the IoT-EPI booth (Nr.16), to share their insights.
Free networking event for startups with funding possibilities
IoT-EPI invites interested entrepreneurs and startups to a free networking event on June 6th at 6:30 pm to the co-working space Impact Hub Geneva. The event “Let’s talk IoT platforms.” introduces IoT platforms and funding possibilities with up to 150.000 € for each project. SMEs, Startups or individuals who are interested in implementing developed technologies in their own context, have the option, to submit their proposals in open calls. Currently there are two open callsCurrently, two IoT research projects BIG IoT (total of 300,000€) and bIoTope (total of 420,000€) offer funding. The calls are mainly focusing on interoperability in different Smart Cities. Industries of interest are Energy Efficiency, Electric Cars, Traffic, Mobility and more. BIGIoT will accept applications until the 16th of June 2017. The deadline for the bioTope call is the 22nd of August 2017.
Knowledge Transfer: Hackathon and Open Sessions with IoT experts
IoT-EPI will be offering mentorship and API’s at the Hackathon at IoT week Geneva. The Hackathon is taking place from the 6th until the 9th of June. IoT-EPI experts likw Sergios Soursos (Telecom) and Arne Broering (Siemens) are also hosting an open session on June 8th, to give the opportunity to talk about ideas and ask questions (2:00-03:45pm, Room 17).