Global Call for Solutions




How can technology support citizens and public organizations in urban areas to successfully navigate in post-covid scenarios?
Covid 19

Why is important?

Covid-19 pandemic has had a great impact on citizen daily lives – i.e. massive digitalization of work and learning practices – as well as on urban core functions (rethinking housing, leisure and tourism to ensure social distancing; augmented connectivity to track citizens’ health; etc.).

What are we looking for?

  • Solutions to enable the deployment of next-generation connectivity and services i.e. based on 5G technology.
  • IoT and AI solutions to monitor, track, predict and treat health related issues.
  • AI based applications to provide support / perform digital assistance in various business and public services domains: healthcare, telecommunications, banking, insurance, government, etc..
  • Sensors and monitoring solutions to monitor remote areas like agricultural fields, oil rigs, remote factories, warehouses or mines.
  • Remote tracking solutions (include satellite based ones) to movable assets such as trains, trucks, boats, etc.
  • AI based solutions to enable digitalization of business supply chains in multiple ways: real-time value chain optimization; updated forecast in real time; live work environment simulations; factories and facilities 24/7 operations (including remote and predictive maintenance); etc.

Other challenges for future editions:


How can tech help address major challenges while reinforcing a sense of community?

Covid 19

How can technology support citizens and public organizations in urban areas to successfully navigate post-covid scenarios?

Data security

How can we build a data-centric digital economy where data is available for broader communal use, with appropriate privacy protections?

Smart Mobility

How can we meet the mobility needs of city dwellers while reducing urban pollution?

New Retail & Commerce
How can we support the transition towards a “new retail” while ensuring a frictionless customer experience?