The Mayor of London partners with UKBAA to find London’s Top Tech Innovators to meet the Capital’s Growth Challenges
As part of the Mayor’s Smart London vision, talented entrepreneurs are invited to showcase innovations which respond to challenge areas, critical to the development of a smarter London.
As London grows to an estimated 10 million residents in 2030, new pressures are being placed on the city.In order to meet these challenges and to keep its world-class status, London must make the most ofnew technologiesand use itscreative strengths. In 2013, the Mayor of London launched the Smart London Plan to invite a closer look at the role digital technology can play in supporting London’s future growth.
As part of the Mayor’s Smart London vision, talented entrepreneurs are invited able to showcase their digital innovations which respond to challenge areas, critical to the development of a smarter London.
The Mayor of London, in partnership with UK Business Angels Association, is seeking applications from start-ups and small companies that have developed innovative solutions using data and digital technologies to address London’s challenges as it continues to grow.
Up to 15 companies will be selected to present their innovations in 5 priority areas: Environment; Buildings and Homes; Transport; Health; Resilience and infrastructure.
The Smart London Investor Showcase will be attended by leading technology investors, key decision makers and thought leaders within the public and private sector.
Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to present their innovations to key industry players, raise the profile of their smart technology solutions with investors and network with likeminded firms.
If you are an investor and would like to attend the Mayor of London: Smart London Investor Showcase on March 16th – please get in touch with Noelle Baquiche:firstname.lastname@example.org call 0207 492 0490
The Five Key Challenges
Outlined below is the rationale behind the 5 key challenges together with some examples of potential issues to be addressed.