Participate in the Tallinnovation Smart Tallinn innovation competition
The city of Tallinn in cooperation with science and business park Tehnopol is opening the “Tallinnovation” competition this spring to find and implement smart city solutions.
The goal of Tallinnovation competition is
- to support cooperation between the City of Tallinn and technology companies by enabling the use of innovative software or hardware products in the City of Tallinn;
- to support the City of Tallinn’s ambition to make the city environment more modern, sustainable, citizen-friendly, and open;
- to introduce innovative smart city solutions, products, and services to the City of Tallinn;
- develop awareness of new innovative solutions in the city environment among the employees and officials in Tallinn.
If you have an exciting idea for creating smart city solutions or improving on existing ones, then this competition is for you. Submit your idea to the Tallinnovation Smart Tallinn competition.
Project calls take place twice a year
Applications that don't seek financial assistance are also welcome
You can apply for up to 15,000 euro
You have to self-finance 50% of the projected budget
The total project budget can be over 30 000 euro
By submitting an idea, you can
- implement your products/services in Tallinn;
- carry out pilot projects in the real living environment of Tallinn;
- get real time feedback to your product
- Necessary contacts, advice and resources (including access to infrastructure and other necessary resources for completing your project)
- Financial resources from the city of Tallinn;
- References and recommendations from the city of Tallinn for supporting sales and export;
- use the support of the Tehnopol mentor network to carry out the project.
If you're interested
You can apply if your company
- is registered in Tallinn;
- has been operational for at least 6 months (as of 01.10.2019);
- has at least one full-time employee;
- has had a turnover of at least 10 000 euros in the past 6 months (as of 01.10.2019);
- has developed and provides products/services in the smart city area;
- the implementation of the product/service in the city of Tallinn supports the goals stated in the city development plan of Tallinn (environmentally friendly, sustainable, innovative).
To submit an application, the solution must be
Especially welcome are solutions supporting the fields of tourism, e-services, circular economy, local communities and the cooperation of Tallinn-Helsinki twin city development.
- developed by the company itself;
- improve an already existing solution or offer a completely new solution, which is more economical, environmentally friendly, innovative or in some other way outstanding.
- passed the prototyping phase and the product or service must work real-time, mostly without errors;