IoT Smart City Challenge Weekend

March 17 @ 9:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm

Ever wanted to be a start-up? This could be your weekend! 

The event, aims to accelerate SME development of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions based on the real-world challenges affecting smart city environments. The event is part of IoTUK Boost, the innovation support programme that seeks to advance the UK’s global leadership in the Internet of Things.

Not just another hackathon

Teams of up to four people, will be invited to apply for one of ten places available at the event. Applications are open to start-up or small businesses, with each team needing both technology and business skillsets. Successful ideas could be adopted, funded and developed by key sponsors, aiming to bring Reading closer to becoming a truly smart city.

Across the weekend, well-known technology experts and business leaders will run master classes and provide mentoring to the teams to help bring their ideas to life. Guest entrepreneurs, sharing inspirational start-up stories will also join the event.

Get pitch-ready

The weekend culminates in a pitch, where teams will present their IoT-led solutions to a team of judges.

Closing date for entries is the 2nd March 2018. Successful applicants will be notified on the 5th March 2018 when we will issue full briefing documents.   

For full details and to register your interest


March 17 @ 9:00 am
March 18 @ 5:00 pm
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Grow @ Green Park
250 South Oak Way
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