PIER71 Smart Port Challenge
Singapore plays a pivotal role on the global arena as a leading maritime nation and has continued to do so through the years. Its versatility and resilience enable it to weather the troughs and emerge stronger. Aimed to advance digital transformation in the maritime industry, PIER71 Smart Port Challenge welcomes start-ups globally to tackle pressing challenges identified by the maritime corporates with their technologies. Teams will meet and pitch to challenge owners and win cash prizes up to $10,000.Innovation Opportunities
Key Focus Areas
Key Technology Tracks
Start-ups with technologies in these areas are also welcome to submit their proposals.
06 JunStart-ups submit proposals
13 AugSubmission of proposals closes
27 & 28 SepPIER71 Accelerate Bootcamp starts
03 Oct - 21 NovPIER71 Accelerate 8-week curriculum takes place
28 NovStart-ups graduate on Demo Day
Why Join Smart Port Challenge?
Validated Real Problems
Where there are challenges, there are also opportunities. These are pressing challenges identified by maritime corporates.
Vast network of leading maritime corporates for pilot projects and market demand.
Teams will participate in the first Singapore maritime start-up market and business model validation programme.
Dedicated stage for you to present your technologies to a room of CTOs, digital transformation champions, investors and customers.
Experienced industry mentors and serial entrepreneurs for support.
Sponsored space for your team in the "epi centre of Singapore's startup ecosystem" (The Business Times).
Post-Programme Prototype Development Grant
Up to $50,000 grant available from MPA to develop and test bed prototypes.