Brussels App Challenge Winners Announced

June 22nd, 2016

After coming to a close on 31 May 2016, Brussels App Challenge entered its final stage – evaluation – during which the organisers (iMinds and ENoLL) invited external experts to evaluate the submitted proposals. Five proposals that were submitted before the deadline were scrupulously assessed by a panel of judges that included

  • Céline Vanderborght, Brussels Smart City Manager
  • Thierry Caussin, Marketing & Go to market lead manager at Mobile-for / Proximus
  • Hugo Kerschot, Managing Director at IS-practice
  • Juan A. Bertolin, Chief Innovation & Project Officer at espaitec (member of ENoLL)
  • Wim De Kinderen, International Project Manager at Brainport Eindhoven (member of ENoLL)

To recap, in making their decisions the judges looked at the following:

  1. Originality, creativity and degree of innovation of the proposed solution;
  2. Use of the ECIM platform;
  3. Business idea, economic and financial sustainability;
  4. Technical and operational feasibility, based on the proposed development plan;
  5. Social impact of the solution proposed;
  6. User Interface. Quality of the proposed user interface of the prototype or the mock-up.

After some deliberation the judges awarded

  • 1st prize to GreenCompanion
  • 2nd prize to PARK’N GPS+
  • 3rd prize to Door2Door

The whole ECIM team sends its hearty congratulations to all participants and finalists. Well done! As regards prizes, the first place is awarded 4000 EUR, second 2000 EUR and third 1000 EUR – all in cash. Don’t forget to check out the winner of Brussels App Challenge, GreenCompanion, below. More details on the other two will follow soon.


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