PIER71 Smart Port Challenge 2019

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PIER71 Smart Port Challenge

Smart Port Challenge is an annual innovation competition for global technology start-ups to address challenges put forth by the maritime corporates in Singapore. These innovation opportunities are identified through a series of ideation workshops with the commitments or the maritime corporates to adopt the solutions if found suitable. The challenge focuses on the domain areas of port operations, shipping and ship management, maritime logistics and services.

Innovation Opportunities

Key Focus Areas

accelerate program for start-ups Port Operations
shipping and maritime services Shipping
Maritime Logistics SIngapore Maritime Services and Logistics

Key Technology Tracks

Start-ups with technologies in these areas are also welcome to submit their proposals.

Efficient & Intelligent World Class Next Generation Port
Efficient & Intelligent World Class Next Generation Port
Strategic Sea Space & Maritime Traffic Management
Strategic Sea Space & Maritime Traffic Management
Smart Fleet Operations & Autonomous Vessels
Smart Fleet Operations & Autonomous Vessels
Effective Maritime Safety & Security
Effective Maritime Safety & Security
Sustainable Maritime Environment & Energy
Sustainable Maritime Environment & Energy

Timeline

  • 06 Jun
    Start-ups submit proposals
    Start-ups submit proposals
  • 9 Aug
    Submission of proposals closes
    Submission of proposals closes
  • 24 & 25 Sep
    PIER71 Accelerate Bootcamp starts
    PIER71 Accelerate Bootcamp starts
  • 30 Sep - 4 Nov
    PIER71 Accelerate 6 weeks curriculum takes place
    PIER71 Accelerate 6 weeks curriculum takes place
  • 7 Nov
    Start-ups graduate on Pitch Day
    Start-ups graduate on Pitch Day

Why Join Smart Port Challenge?

Validated Innovation Opportunities

Address real problems that have been identified by our maritime corporates, who are ready to adopt viable and innovative solutions. Our vast network of leading maritime corporates could also be test-bedding partners. Check out the innovation opportunities for 2019 Smart Port Challenge..

PIER71 Accelerate

Finalists are invited to join a 6-week programme of customer discovery and business model validation journey. Get exclusive access to masterclasses about the maritime industry, network events and services from our partners.

Mentorship Support

Get connected and mentored by industry veterans, domain experts, serial entrepreneurs, corporate partners and more.

Pitch Day

Dedicated stage to pitch and showcase solutions to stakeholders who will invest, purchase, collaborate, partner or market your technology ventures.

Sponsored Residency

Sponsored space for your team in the "epi centre of Singapore's startup ecosystem" (The Business Times) at JTC Launchpad @ One North. Dive deep into a bustling environment with like-minded entrepreneurs.

Post-Programme Prototype Development Grant

Up to $50,000 grant available from MPA to develop and test bed prototypes.

Price

Cash Prizes

First prize - $10,000
First Runner Up - $5,000
Second Runner Up - $3,000

#MaritimeReimagined

Claritecs
Claritecs
Ship Supplies Direct
Ship Supplies Direct

Alumni

Aeras Medical Aida Technologies Brightree BunkerEx Claritecs CVT DLT Ledgers ENT-Vision FreightKart Gleematic Hot TechGo MapGage Ocean Freight Exchange Portcast Simplus SkyLab Tagvance Threatspan Tmining Trabble Winimy Xjera Labs

Organised by

MPA NUS TNB

Supported by

SSA

2019 Co-Creators

Asiatic Lloyd BP Maritime Cargotec CMA CGM Jurong Port psa one OSM Swire Shipping symphony Tata NYK Teekay Thome Group Uniteam vopak wartsila wilhelmsen

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