• Open Innovation Contest

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e-shelter Staff
Calling German, Austrian and Swiss Start-ups and Enterprises to Participate

e-shelter is pleased to invite qualified start-ups and enterprises to the NTT DATA Open Innovation Contest (OIC). The OIC is the leading global program to advance innovative technology initiatives for the future. This year, NTT DATA is offering DACH start-ups from Germany, Austria and Switzerland the opportunity to present their technology projects for the very first time. e-shelter is a partner and point of contact with NTT DATA for the DACH regional contest.

Start-ups or enterprises can apply directly to the regional contest on October 17th, 2019 in Munich, where they will pitch their technology project. The two winners will then present their innovations on January 24th, 2020 in Tokyo – the city of progress, innovation, and digitization. 


Open Innovation Contest 2019

Benefits at a Glance
• NTT’s global ecosystem of large enterprises, VCs, R&D and many tech partners work together to create the business world of tomorrow. The OIC offers start-ups and enterprises access to this network.
• Up to eight start-ups pitch their ideas at the OIC in Munich, Germany. The two winners will receive a package of infrastructure, consulting and resources worth over $50k and will fly to the global OIC Finale in Tokyo on January 24th, 2020.
• $100k fund for joint business opportunities awaits the Grand Champion, who wins the Finale in Tokyo.
• Look forward to an exciting event with an evening program, many networking opportunities and delicious catering.

How Start-ups or Enterprises can Register
DACH start-ups or enterprises with market-proven ideas for the automotive, financial services, telecommunications or logistics & transport sectors can apply. Their solution must be of a technological kind.

Submit your application here: http://oi.nttdata.com/en/contest/ 

The application deadline is September 16th, 2019.