Let’s shape the Synchronicity Open Call

SynchroniCity is an EU funded initiative to deliver a single digital city market for IoT-enabled urban services in the EU and beyond. SynchroniCity is a project for and about cities, their citizens and their startups and their SMEs. Find out more here.

In February, SynchroniCity will launch an Open Call for funding start-ups and SMEs currently working in the IoT domain who meet the EU Horizon 2020 Technology Readiness Level 6 - technology or prototype demonstrated in relevant environment. You can also find the description noted on page 29 of the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-2017.

The open call includes:
·         3,000,000€ (total) available for pilots
·         Pilot deployment potential in up to 8 European cities 
·         Funding up to 80% of the total project budget (100,000€/Single SME; 300,000€/SME Consortiums)
·         Pilot duration of 6 months or less

Please fill out this survey so that we can have a more focused open call process ready for you in February. (The survey should take 15 minutes or less to complete.)

* 1. Name of the company:

* 2. Contact name and surname:

* 3. Position:

* 4. Email:

* 5. City (company's main location):

* 6. Country:

* 7. Registration number:

* 10. Please choose one or more of the options below that best describes your company? (choose one or multiple options)

* 11. In a brief sentence, please describe your solution(s):

* 12. Which one of the following “themes” provides the most suitable description of your solution(s)?

* 13. In a brief sentence, please explain how your solution fits into the “theme” you chose in #12?

* 14. Does your organisation collaborate with partners (e.g large corporations, research organisations, others)?

* 15. Is your organisation currently working with a city (or cities)?  
(Please note: The Open & Agile Smart Cities(OASC) initiative will be supporting Synchronicity. The initiative has over 100 cities in 23 countries.

* 16. What are the minimum communication fabric requirements necessary for your solution(s) to deploy in pilot cities?

* 17. What are the minimum standard interfaces for integration necessary for your solution(s) to deploy in pilot cities?

* 18. What are the minimum requirements for data access APIs necessary for your solution(s) to deploy in pilot cities?

* 19. What are the minimum privacy and security functionality requirements necessary for your solution(s) to deploy in pilot cities?

* 20. What are the minimum standard and versatile data model requirements necessary for your solution(s) to deploy in pilot cities?

* 21. What are the minimum support requirements necessary for your solution(s) to deploy in pilot cities?

* 22. What factors are impeding the deployment/commercialisation of your solution(s)? (choose one or multiple options)

* 23. Would partnering with other complementary businesses to deploy and/or test your solutions enable further development or progress to market?

(Please note: Applicants can enter the SynchroniCity Open Call as single entities or in consortiums of up to three SMEs. Chances of a successful open call application do not depend on forming a consortium.)

* 24. Are you willing to participate in co-creating services together with the citizens of pilot cities?

* 25. Does your solution provide the local community with open data?

* 26. What are your privacy concerns? (choose one or multiple options)

* 27. What privacy and security advice should be required as part of the pilot process? (choose one or multiple options)

Please note: All suggestions will be taken under consideration in the formation of the pilot process.  

* 28. Is there anything else you would like to add?

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