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The Innovation World Cup Series is a leading contest in worldwide, open innovation. It encompasses wearable technologies, the Internet of Things, and cloud solutions. For more than 10 years, the Innovation World Cup has acted as the catalyst for future innovations connecting innovative entrepreneurs, developer communities, and industry partners.

The series is targeted at entrepreneurs and startups who can provide market-ready or almost-market-ready solutions. In partnership with leading regional tech clusters, incubators, and an international network of experts and global partners, the Innovation World Cup has an impressive track record in introducing new breakthrough technologies and solutions in the market, building up new ecosystems, and identifying and promoting up-and-coming stars.

This year, MediaTek Labs joins as a Gold Sponsor of the WT Innovation World Cup 2015/16 and the IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup, both part of the Innovation World Cup series. We are looking forward to helping accelerate innovation in Wearables and IoT through offering:

Contestants from all over the world are invited to submit innovative solutions in different categories. An international panel of experts, including MediaTek Labs, will select the most innovative products according to criteria such as level of innovation, marketability, and usability.

For IoT/M2M Innovators

The IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup has an impressive track record in identifying game-changing solutions that have become the stars in the Internet of Things. The contest not only recognizes and honors new and innovative IoT / M2M solutions in cooperation with partners and sponsors, it additionally gives contestants the opportunity to win prizes worth more than $160,000. Participants also benefit from direct access to a global network of potential partners and can access development kits of the partners.

Submit your solution online by November 15, 2015 in one of the following categories:

  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Mobility
  • Smart City
  • Security
  • Healthcare
  • Connected Home

You can find more information about the IoT/M2M Innovation World Cup on the IWC website.

For Wearables Innovators

First launched in 2009, the WT Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup is the leading worldwide innovation competition in the field of wearable technologies. The wearable technologies market is growing at a fast pace and this is your chance to make it big—with something small.

Submit your solution here by November 15, 2015 in one of the following categories

  • Sport & Fitness
  • Healthcare & Wellness
  • Gaming & Lifestyle
  • Safety & Security
  • AIQ Special Prize: Smart Clothing
  • Special Prize: Smart Jewelry

Participants get the opportunity to win exciting prizes worth more than $200,000 and benefit from direct access to a global network of potential partners and customers. All participants will compete to win one of the categories above and be the next WT Innovator of the Year. Participation is free of charge.

You can find more information about the WT Innovation World Cup on the IWC website, or download a participant brochure.

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