Press release - February 2015 (EN/ES)

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Wanted developers for iCity Contest! Don't miss the opportunity to win 3.000 € for the best app. Participate!

You are still on time! iCity Contest is still opened to any developer who wants to join the second phase and create an App. The aim of the second phase of the contest is to encourage the development of Applications using the data provided by iCity Platform. Three prizes are offered for the best 3 applications developed. Don‘t miss this chance to get involved in a European Project and win one of the prizes offered in the contest.

First phase of the contest has already announced the winners of the best apps proposals for Mobility/Transport, Citizenship and Environment. Last 16th of December the list of winners was published in the iCity Project website.

All the developers are invited to participate in this second phase, including the ones that already have been involved in the first phase. Submit your app before 28th of February and you will be participant to win one of the 3 prizes offered in the second phase of the contest and you will have the opportunity to get involved in a European Project.

 The participant Apps must use at least one of the Information Systems of citizenship, mobility and environment opened through the ICity API developer portal.

The iCity API developer portal will be the place for the interaction between the iCity team, the jury and the participants during the application(s) development phase. The App development begins since the application(s) is validate by managers of the iCity Developer portal. The rest of activities such as specialized jury meeting, awards list and award ceremony will be carried out between the 1st and the 15th of March 2015 in Barcelona. Detailed rules of the contest are available here

These are the best iCity App prizes:

·         First Prize: 3.000 €

·         Second Prize: 1.500 €

·         Third Prize: 750 €

The awards are offered by CISCO, partner of iCity Project.

What is iCity Project?

iCity Project works for the quality of citizen’s lives. Through iCity Platform, and interacting with opened city Information Systems, IT Partners (Information Technology Partners) are developed apps that provide services for citizens. The project consortium is composed by an international group of cities and companies. Bologna and Genova, with the leading of Barcelona, shape the cities consortium. Companies like CISCO and Abertis Telecom represent the private sector. Some research and knowledge-based organisations like Citilab, Fraunhofer, and UOC are also involved in the development of the project.

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