Smart City Katowice: Startup Challenge

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  • Location Katowice, Poland
  • Duration 20.04.18-21.04.18
  • Prize pool 1 000 000 PLN

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Challenge outline

Startup Challenge is an event combining the idea of smart city with the potential of startups. The aim of the project is to develop solutions and technologies which will contribute to the development of the city and will positively affect the lives of its inhabitants.

In this edition we will face the issue of low emission and we will try to develop solutions aimed at improving air quality in Katowice and GOP.

Event description

Participants will be teamed up in groups consisting of programmers, graphic designers, entrepreneurs, and active residents and they will work on solutions for the city for 36 hours. Throughout the duration of the event, teams will be supported by mentors specialized in startup marketing management and sales. Finally, the jury will select one project with the greatest market potential. The winning team will get a chance to finance their idea, mentoring and office space for its implementation.


Smart City

The ability to create innovative solutions using technology and urban data, which can then be implemented in Katowice.


Win and you will get full support in order to realize your idea: Fully equipped office for work in the Science and Technology Park Euro-Centrum (Park Naukowo-Technologiczny Euro-Centrum), mentoring support from the city, and the possibility of financing the project by the ATI Pionier fund.


Professional support of mentors who are experts in their fields.

Food and drinks

We provide participants with energy drinks, liters of coffee, snacks and pizzas at night, so you can concentrate fully on your project.


Early Bird Team Ticket - 100 PLN

Normal Team Ticket - 120 PLN

Mixer - You don't have a team? Choose option MIXER

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Additional Information

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Where and when?

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  • Where Park Naukowo-Technologiczny Euro-Centrum Katowice Katowice
  • When April 20-21, 2018

+48 (22) 21 39 057

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