Mayor of London: Smart London Investor Showcase - Applications Open

Feb 8, 2016

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As part of the Mayor’s Smart London vision, talented entrepreneurs are invited to showcase their digital innovations which respond to challenge areas, critical to the development of a smarter London.

As London grows to an estimated 10 million residents in 2030, new pressures are being placed on the city. In order to meet these challenges and to keep its world-class status, London must make the most of new technologies and use its creative strengths. In 2013, the Mayor of London launched the Smart London Plan to invite a closer look at the role digital technology can play in supporting London’s future growth.

"We need to harness London’s technical prowess to help the capital work even better as a city, support its growth and help our infrastructure and services to be more responsive to Londoners and business needs. We need London’s top of the class researchers and talented entrepreneurs to innovate with new approaches to the capital’s growth challenges."

- Mayor of London, Smart London Plan

The Opportunity

The Mayor of London, in partnership with UK Business Angels Association, is seeking applications from start-ups and small companies that have developed innovative solutions using data and digital technologies to address London’s challenges as it continues to grow.

Up to 15 companies will be selected to present their innovations in 5 priority areas: Environment; Buildings and Homes; Transport; Health; Resilience and infrastructure.

The Smart London Investor Showcase will be attended by leading technology investors, key decision makers and thought leaders within the public and private sector.

Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to present their innovations to key industry players, raise the profile of their smart technology solutions with investors and network with likeminded firms.

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