Open call to participate in the SmartCity Expo World Congress 2020

From November 17th to 19th, 2020, Fira de Barcelona hosts one of the most emblematic events on smart cities

This year, Generalitat de Catalunya offers Catalan companies the opportunity to take part in the Smart City Expo World Congress and demonstrate innovative technologies that respond to the climate emergency.

SCEWC is an international event dedicated to smart cities. It is also a meeting point for public administration officials, experts, professionals from different fields and companies, who gather to address the opportunities and challenges of the Smart Cities sector.

In the 2020 edition, the Generalitat’s booth will be structured in areas to showcase new technologies that can be applied to various sectors in order to achieve a sustainable management of resources.

Proposals must be linked to the following topics:

Intelligent safety management.
Ensurement of security in commercial establishments.

  • Intelligent safety management.
  • Security assurance in commercial establishments.
  • Urban space management in accordance with compliance with health recommendations.
  • Special attention to risk groups.
  • Special attention to risk groups.
  • Empowering citizens to promote solidarity between people.
  • Connected, sustainable, and managed mobility in an integral, multimodal, and digitized way.

The deadline for applications is June 12th, 2020

What does the space include?
  • Exhibition space at the stand of the Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Promotion through different communication channels (web, press, etc.).
  • 2 exhibitor passes.
  • 10 Visitor tickets.
  • Inclusion in the SCEWC 2020 official online company catalog.

Participation is free, but the company must bear all the costs of transport and installation of its demonstration.

Mandatory requirements
  • Complete this form and send it to smartcatalonia@gencat.cat before Sunday 12th of June, 2020.
  • Documentation or brief description in English and Catalan (maximum 100 words).
  • A PowerPoint file (maximum 15 slides) with a corporate presentation of the company in Catalan, Spanish or English.
  • Clear images or a video with the corresponding link of the exact representation of the demonstration.
  • File with the logo for the catalog and the stand (in “traced” or high resolution format: Freehand, Illustrator, etc.).
Criteria

Being a Catalan SME that works in the Smart Cities segment.

The selection committee will consider:

  • The level of innovation and originality of the product, service or application and the possibilities of internationalization.
  • The degree of maturity or market implementation of your products, services or applications.

To expand this information, you can contact smartcatalonia@gencat.cat.

Timeline
  • June 12th, 2020: Deadline for submission of applications.
  • June 26th, 2020: Notification to selected companies by the Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • From 13th to 16th November 2020: Installation of the demonstrations at the Fair.
  • From 17th to 19th November 2020: Smart City Expo World Congress 2020.
Check out the details and rules of the call here.