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Smart City/Venture Dorm Summer Accelerator 2017


Applications for the Summer Accelerator Program 2017 are now open. 

– $10K in cash prizes
– Mentors  from SA’s top Technology companies
– Winning teams showcased at the 2017 Australian Smart Cities Conference and the Adelaide Smart City Studio

Kick start your 2017 and drive change to create a smarter, better connected city. With a ground-breaking gig-city investment, a world class reputation as a learning city and an entrepreneurial ecosystem that is sparking with potential, Adelaide is well on the way to becoming a leading smart city. Do you have the goods to be part of this exciting new landscape?

NVI and Smart City Studio have partnered to create a Summer Accelerator program for innovators, entrepreneurs and existing startups to bring new technologies in this space.

The Summer Accelerator program will provide a vehicle for researchers to be linked to innovators and new business models to be tested in a controlled environment. The program is a hands-on, learner-centred, inquiry based, immersive and experiential process. Teams will use principles such as Lean Startup, Customer Development and the Business Model Canvas.

The program is open to teams only, with the following Smart City areas of focus:
– Smart Energy: Digital Management of Energy
– Smart Buildings: Automated Intelligent Buildings
– Smart Mobility: Intelligent Mobility
– Smart Technology: Seamless Connectivity
– Smart Infrastructure: Digital Management of Infrastructure
– Smart Governance and Smart Education: Government-on-the-Go
– Smart Healthcare: Intelligent Healthcare Technology
– Smart Citizen: Civic Digital Natives, enhanced lifestyle choices

$250 per team

Program Start Date: Wednesday 18 January 2017
Applications Close: Friday 13 January 2017