EIT Digital and the Mayor of London’s Office present: Smart City Opportunities - London and beyond!

London’s City Hall

London's City Hall:
Photo credit Wojtek Gurak (cc)

Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Stadium at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Photo credit: Alexander Kachkaev (cc)

On Monday November 23, EIT Digital and the Mayor of London’s Office will present a full afternoon dedicated to Smart Cities innovations.

Members of the Mayor's Smart London Board will share exciting innovations and entrepreneurship opportunities for stakeholders across the UK. Together with the London Legacy Development Corporation, they will also showcase how they are creating digital demonstration opportunities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Idea Challenge finals10 start-ups coming from across Europe, all EIT Digital Idea Challenge finalists in the Urban Life & Mobility category, will pitch their innovations on stage.

EIT Digital will share some of its most promising Urban Life & Mobility supported innovations, in the areas of public democracy transformation, city planning & gamification, mobility as a service and the urban data economy.

This event is intended for start-ups and all those organisations looking for new innovations, including companies both large and small and anyone interested in delivering smarter.


London's Living Room
London's City Hall
The Queen’s Walk
London SE1 2AA

Detailed programme

12.30pmRegistration and lunch
1.30pmWelcome and introduction
1.45pmUrban Life & Mobility Idea Challenge pitches - 10 finalists from across Europe
3.15pmCoffee break
3.30pmSmart London Opportunities - speakers include:

Irene Graham, CEO of the Scale Up Institute - Scaling up the UK tech sector, the exciting remit of this new organisation

Chahab Nastar, Chief Strategy Officer at EIT Digital - Building European Business Communities

Gavin Starks, CEO of the Open Data Institute (ODI) - Big data and the city

Gemma Guilera, SME Programme Lead, Future Cities Catapult - SME opportunities

Maria Slowinska, Head of Open Innovation, Digital Catapult - Boost and Pitstop programmes

Jim Wood, ICT Director London - Andy Hudson-Smith, University College London - Duncan Wilson, Intel - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - Digital demonstration opportunities

Gilles Betis, Urban Life & Mobility Action Line Leader, EIT Digital - From smart cities to smart citizens
4.45pmIdea Challenge winners announced
5.00pmNetworking and demos around drinks and canapés

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EIT Digital Urban Life & Mobility supported innovations:


3cixty is a platform for building applications that help visitors to compare and combine information about events, places and transport in a city.


Carzapp offers complete smart access solutions for car sharing, logistics and smart home applications. The patented hardware «ZappKit» allows keyless access via smartphone app.


cityOmeters gives municipalities and city-scale event managers visualisation and measurement of the city pulse from different real time data streams: social networks, app usage statistics, IoT sensors, mobile apps analytics.

Connecting Digital Cities

Connecting Digital Cities solution is an application to provide vehicle drivers and travellers with smart and real-time adjusted inter-modal itineraries, based on crowd sourcing and mobility analytics services.


FlashPoll is a mobile application for public institutions, administrations and government to interact with their citizens through short polls.

Guide Me Right

Guide Me Right is a Community Marketplace where you can discover and book authentic experiences with a Local Friend.


Infozone is a platform for mobile marketing that helps businesses reach, engage and attract the right customers at the right spot and in the right time.


Localidata develops information technology services focused on open data for cities.


PlugSurfing is an application and billing system that empower electric car drivers to find and use charging points wherever they are and whenever they want.


ProtoWorld is an interactive simulation tool that allows mobility stakeholders to collaborate in envisioning new mobility strategies and experimenting with different scenarios in a realistic 3D-simulation environment.


Vulog is the leader of carsharing technologies: it allows mobility operators to implement round trip, one way or free floating car sharing services systems in all vehicle types.


wezzoo is a hyper local and real time weather application based on different sources of data (members community, open data, social medias, connected objects).

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