As international exchange hubs, ports develop solutions to enhance their economic and logistical performance and reduce their environmental impact. If you have new innovative solutions for building the port of the future, come test and develop them in Marseille!
Why this challenge?
The Port of Marseille wants to develop solutions to secure its excellence in the fields of port logistics, energy performance and digital solutions.
Industrial projects, investments, and research programs have already been developed on the ground to address these issues.
To upgrade the ecosystem already present, develop and test innovative solutions, the economic, port, academic and institutional stakeholders have linked up to implement an open innovation program.
The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Aix Marseille Provence, Aix Marseille University and the Port of Marseille Fos have mobilized and obtained the support of thecamp, an innovation campus for exploring the future, and of eight international companies present in the Aix Marseille Provence metropolis, to provide innovative companies with exeperimentation sites, data, teams and means of communication.
EXPERIMENT - TEST - DEPLOY
An innovative company will be selected for each of the proposed Challenges. Over a period of five months, it can then test and implement its solution on sites made available by the Challenge partners.
It will be awarded €15,000.
It will have access to privileged data, will be able to mobilize teams from the large conglomerate sponsoring the Challenge and obtain support from thecamp, an innovative campus for exploring the future, to prototype its solutions and propose communicating versions.
The challenges of the Challenge
Challenges launched6 February 2020
Applications are open
Application deadline30 March 2020 11a.m.
Application closing date. No applications will be accepted after this date.
Selectioncommittee8 and 9 April 2020
A selection committee made up of the conglomerates sponsoring the challenges and the Challenge partners will select one winning candidate per challenge.
Presentation of the laureats16 June 2020
Period of experimentationJune - September 2020
During this 4-month period, the selected companies will be able to work with the support of teams from the sponsoring conglomerate and obtain the support of thecamp, “innovation campus for exploring the future” to create prototypes of its solutions and propose communicating versions.
Promotional eventsOctober 2020
Smart Port Day 2