Aveiro Urban Challenges finalists

Aveiro Urban Challenges awards the best ideas and solutions towards urban issues in the area of environment, mobility and energy. Within this scope, in partnership with some   of Aveiro STEAM City stakeholders - Galp Gás Natural Distribuição, EDP Distribuição, Veolia, Transdev and Águas da Região de Aveiro – the City of Aveiro will support the development of solutions and ideas to address 5 urban challenges.
The application period concluded in January with a total of 39 submissions from 11 countries.  From all the applications 15 have been shortlisted to participate in Aveiro STEAM City Pitch. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the Aveiro Tech City Pitch took place remotely and 5 projects were chosen as the 5 finalists of the 1st edition of Aveiro Urban Challenges.

  1. ADRA | Augmented Reality (AR)challenge: AllbeSmart (Portugal );
  2. EDP | Smart energy Networks: Klugit Energy (Portugal);
  3. Galp Gás Natural Distribuição | Bicycle Powered by Hydrogen challenge: PEMFC SUDOE BIKE (Spain);
  4. TRANSDEV | Vehicle allocation optimization challenge: Mosaic Factor SL (Spain);
  5. VEOLIA | Bio-waste selective collection challenge: 2BConnect (Portugal);

Upon accomplishment of the requirements of the challenge, these 5 finalists have the opportunity to earn a total prize of 20.000,00€ each.
The 5 finalist are awarded 20.000€/each, with 50% being paid in May and the other 50% with the completion of the challenge addressed.