Co-hosted by Schindler R&D AP and InnoSpace, New Transport Experience Hackathon is taking place on Nov 24-25. By developing innovative and effective solutions through business case competition, it aims to tackle the challenges around smart Transportation, sustainability, and upgraded elevator experience, with the goal to promote new business models, strategies, or technologies towards improving sustainability. 参赛者请于11月15日前完成申请。 Application closes on Nov 15.
智慧出行 Smart Transportation
How to make elevators smarter?
How to improve efficiency and performance of elevators?
电梯体验升级 Upgraded Elevator Experience
How to improve user experience of elevators?
Who Can Join 参赛要求
Open to students, makers, and developers (age: 18+ years).
This competition does not require proprietary code or technology development.
Teams smaller than 3 members must be open to additional team member(s) assigned by Hackathon Organizers after application deadline. Individual applicants will be assigned to a team by Hackathon Organizers after application deadline.
Five winning teams will be selected after final pitch presentations.
First Place: All paid trip to Schindler HQ and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne；
Second Place: 5000 RMB;
Third Place: 3000 RMB;
2 Awards of Exellence: 1000RMB
48-hour Hachathon starting from 19:00 on Nov 23rd;
Final pitch on 25th: winning teams will be announced and granted after final pitch.
All applicants can any one of the three challenges, and each team will compete for only one Challenge during the Hackathon.
All cost including travel and accomodation (for participants from out of Suzhou), food, beverage, and other resources is covered by hackathon organizer.
By applying to participate in this hackathon, participants acknowledge that all production and rsults from this hackathon belong to Schindler.
Schindler was founded in 1874 in Lucerne, Switzerland, and is one of the world’s leading providers of elevators, escalators, and moving walks, as well as maintenance and modernization services. The Group has over 1 000 branch offices in more than 100 countries, as well as production sites and research and development facilities in the US, Brazil, Europe, China, and India. Corporate Research & Development Asia Pacific is one of the international R&D Centers founded in Shanghai in 1999. It is committed to develop the latest elevator technologies and products for the global market.
Founded in 2012, InnoSpace is a community for early-stage startups; providing effective incubation and open innovation services.It encompasses cube for startup incubation, labs for industry acceleration, college for talent development,club for connecting entrepreneurs, investors and industry experts and funds for angel investment. Together, these form a comprehensive and robust support ecosystem for startups. It has nurtured close to 400 startups. InnoSpace currently has 3 incubators and 2 accelerators in Shanghai, Shenzhen, and Nanjing.