prix monde logoDo you have innovative solutions to address urban challenges ?

Following the successful first edition of our Smart Cities Innovation Award, Le Monde newspaper invites you to apply in the following categories :

· Urban Innovation : technological and/or social innovation applied to the city.

· Civic Engagement (Le Monde-Inta Award) : initiatives whereby citizens play a role in developing and managing physical and/or virtual urban spaces and services.

· Habitat : innovations in urban living space (residential, offices, new materials, etc.).

·  Mobility : project that facilitates movement around and in the city at a more human level and in a more economical way.

·  Energy : innovation that seeks to reduce the carbon footprint of cities.

·  Cultural Action : social and digital innovation with cultural and urban impacts.

Who may apply ?

Private or public entities as well as associations, businesses or individuals

How can you apply ?

To be selected, the candidacy must include :

·  A link to a video (three minutes maximum) that presents the solution

·  A text (3,000 characters maximum) describing the innovation, its type, its aim(s), the projected schedule, the players, costs and funding.

·  Copy of your ID and of your legal organisation.

When and where can you apply ?

Applications from European countries must be sent (in French, English or Spanish) to the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Deadline : February 26, 2017. More details here.

Applications from non European countries must be sent in English to the email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Deadline : April 2, 2017. More details here.

What are the rewards ?

An international jury of qualified personalities will select the best project in each category, awarded of €1,000 each, and € 2,000 for the Grand Prize Le Monde – L’Atelier BNP.

The European awards will be offered to the winners in Lyon (France), on April 7, 2017.

The International Awards will be offered in Singapore in June. 

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