Innovators from around the world are invited to come up with a creative method to examine and understand real world issues in a smart, fresh way.
Hexagon Geospatial has launched a global competition, IGNITE, to plan and build an innovative Hexagon Smart M.App, a cloud based dynamic information experience that transforms geospatial information into 360° business analytics and meaningful visualizations. The Hexagon Smart M.App provides the understanding that leads to world-changing solutions.
You may submit ideas in any of the six core challenge themes – Finance, Food, Safety, Infrastructure, Health, and Conservation.
IGNITE Challenge Phases:
- Ideation Phase
- Execution Phase
The last date for registration for the ideation phase is May 1, 2016. Top 20 finalists from the ideation phase will then be selected for the execution phase where they will have approximately 3 months, until August 31, 2016, to build their Hexagon Smart M.App.
The top 3 finalists of the execution phase will be awarded cash prizes of $100K, $50K and $25K for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. The remaining 17 finalists will each receive $5,000 prizes for their submissions.