YOU ARE THE INITIATOR OF A DIGITAL PROJECT PROMOTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUSTAINABLE CITIES IN AFRICA?

Your startup, association, or research center is developing a digital solution that promotes the development of inclusive and sustainable cities in Africa and falls under one of the categories below?
So you can apply !

THE CATEGORIES

CREATION OF QUALITY URBAN SERVICES

The development of digital tools that focus on creating or improving sustainable and efficient public services.

Examples : 

  • Waste collection services

  • Innovative urban transportation

  • Access to water

  • Etc.

URBAN   PLANNING FOR   THE MOST VULNERABLE

The use of digital technology to improve the knowledge of the city, facilitate the local decision making and improve the risk and disaster management. 

 

Examples : 

  • Satellite imaging

  • Participatory or community mapping

  • Participatory alert system in the context of a health or environmental disaster

  • Etc.

STIMULATION OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

The development of digital services that stimulates local economic activity. 

Examples : 

  • Urban tourism

  • Valorisation of an architectural or natural heritage

  • Agri-food sector in the city (product designations of origin, traceability, etc.)

  • Etc.

IMPROVING    THE RELATIONSHIP  BETWEEN THE CITIZENS AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Use of digital technology to improve exchanges between local authorities and citizens.

 

Examples : 

  • E-governance

  • E-government

  • Electronic Administration 

  • Etc.

PRIZE

20 000 €

International Visibility

 A tailor-made support program

"Acceleration pack"

CALENDAR

OPENING OF THE CALL FOR PROJECTS

September 30, 2019

CLOSURE OF THE CALL FOR PROJECTS

November 18, 2019

SELECTION OF THE TOP 30 APPLICATIONS FOR THE DEEPENING PHASE

SELECTION OF THE 15 BEST APPLICATIONS    FOR THE FINAL SELECTION PHASE

NOMINATION OF THE 10 WINNERS

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