Call for proposals to address Smart Logistics Challenges
Digilogic invites proposals focused on digital logistics in one of four phases of the value chain:
Participants are invited to propose effective emerging technologies solutions (such as IoT, AR/VR, AI, blockchain, etc) effective deployment, demonstrate a combination of ICT and business skills and show successful cooperation of innovators from Europe and Africa.
The selected proposals (up to 12) will be funneled into a one-year mentoring and coaching programme which will kick off with a three-day Bootcamp in Europe and continue with ongoing virtual and physical mentoring and access to technology infrastructures made available by each DIH. The best projects will be part of DIGILOGIC final Demo Day, co-located with a major innovation event in Europe or Africa.
Submit your proposal by 31st August 2022, 5pm CEST time.
Register below as DIGILOGIC will host an information webinar on how to apply on 7th July 2022, 11am CEST time.
May 2022Challenges LaunchDIGILOGIC Call for Challenges will be published and widely promoted, detailing the scope, the objectives, the structure of the proposals and of course the benefits for the selected teams.
August 2022Submissions CloseThe last day for submission of proposals is 31st August 2022.
October 2022Proposals EvaluationEach proposal will be evaluated by at least two reviewers. The selected 12 smart logistics projects will be announced and will enter into the DIGILOGIC Digital Innovation Hubs mentoring, monitoring and implementation programme.
November/December 2022DIGILOGIC BootcampThe 12 selected teams will be invited to attend DIGILOGIC 3-Day Bootcamp to meet a cohort of experts (technology experts, industry, investors), work together to refine their solutions and finally pitch their project.
2023Projects ImplementationEach project will be associated to a mentoring DIH to ensure constant monitoring of the work progress, resolution of bottlenecks and support. Mentoring and facility usage vouchers will be granted to the 12 teams while DIGILOGIC will work to connect the innovators with experts, potential clients and additional resources.
October 2023Demo DayThe best developed projects will be invited to showcase their results at DIGILOGIC Demo Day, possibly co-located with a major relevant event to facilitate their uptake.