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Nokia Innovation Challenge 2016

Dear Student,

Please find below the details for the Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2016, arranged in partnership with venture firm Nokia growth partners. This is about futuristic technologies, the next big ideas and new business models in the Internet of things (IoT) domain. Innovators, startups or academia from around the world can participate in this challenge and take a leap towards making the programmable world happen.

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Rapidly developing Internet of Things (IoT) technology is opening up multiple new business opportunities for operators and enterprises, spanning many industries - public safety, healthcare, connected mobility, smart cities and more. Nokia's vision is to expand the human possibilities of technology to improve people's lives and help them thrive by enabling a programmable world where billions of people, things, sensors and devices are connected. The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge 2016 is a call for innovative ideas, technologies, or business models addressing opportunities in IoT scope. Nokia is specifically looking for innovations in the provinces of connected automotive, public safety, security, industry 4.0, digital health, utilities and smart cities.

Eligibility Criteria:
The Nokia Open Innovation Challenge is open to innovators around the world aiming to find the next big idea! It can be a new technology, a business model or a combination of both that will help make lives better!

Submission Details:
Submit your innovation in idea collection campaign from June 6 to August 15, 2016.

Winners and Prizes:
- The opportunity to enter the Nokia Innovation Accelerator Program to work with Nokia experts on creating joint business models while receiving a technology boost by accessing Nokia's products, services and resources. In addition, a £100,000 incubation prize will be shared between the top three teams!
- Access to Nokia's global market and the opportunity to form valuable partnerships.
- Investment opportunities.

Best Regards,

IBA- International Resource Center