The Smart Cities challenge will provide start-ups and other small businesses with support in developing and scaling 5G innovations targeted at the health, social, public and transport sectors.

This includes developing ‘Smart City’ solutions to support health and wellbeing, digital experiences, smart parking, journey planning, waste management and many more.

Join this webinar to learn more about:

  • The Smart Cities programme challenges
  • The benefits and opportunities for successful applicants
  • Top tips to be successful in the application process

Free Accelerator Webinar – Monday 14th June, 2021

Organisations will be working with experts from local councils across the region including Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, and Wolverhampton, as well as Black Country Consortium, Coventry and Warwickshire and Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs). Applicant’s solutions will harness the power of 5G to create safe, cutting-edge and successful Smart Cities, with challenge areas in:

– Health and Wellbeing
– Public Services
– Social and Events
– Public Safety and Security

Organisations with 5G-enabled solutions that leverage capabilities such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, and edge computing are strongly encouraged to apply.

About 5PRING

5PRING was launched in 2020 as the UK’s first region-wide 5G test bed and brings together industry giants O2, Deloitte, Wayra UK, Digital Catapult and West Midlands 5G. 5PRING supports organisations with challenges or opportunities that 5G has the potential to be instrumental in, with the innovators in the space such as start-ups and scale ups to work on 5G use cases and help accelerate their route to market.

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