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01 Oct New frontiersCities2 Bootcamp held in in Brussels

STA joined with partners and grantees start-ups at frontiersCities2 Bootcamp in Brussels on 26 & 27 September 2018. In total, some 50+ participants joined the workings, representing a total of 18 Start-ups and SMEs using FIWARE technology for smart cities applications.

This intensive bootcamp acceleration programme covered several interactive roundtables with senior experts, technical clinic, hands-on training and hands-on workouts. Engaging with cities and monetisation with cities were two of the key topics analysed during the Bootcamp, which also reviewed best practices for sales and pricing. Some of the keynote experts participating were Pascal Smet, Brussels Minister of Mobility, David Bonn, Senior Smart City Advisor at H3B Connected, Georgis Tesfamariam from Contio Consulting, and STA Chairman José F. Papí.

frontiersCities2 provides EUR 1.6 million in grant funding across two Open Call strands (Market Acceleration Grants, Development & Acceleration Grants), further developing the range of available FIWARE-enabled smart mobility solutions, while broadening into other Smart Cities areas.