We are looking for cutting edge startups and social enterprises that use technology to address urban challenges in the following areas:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Demographics
  • Vitality
  • Economic Development
  • Greenfield Cities
  • Built Environment
  • Mobility
  • Placemaking
  • Sustainability
  • Financing Strategies
  • Resilience
  • Security

To be selected, your projects must:

  • Have demonstrable urban applications
  • Leverage the power of technology
  • Have completed a pilot or prototype with tangible results
  • Be radically innovative
  • Show potential to scale
  • Be less than five years old

Timeline:

  • Applications open: November 24, 2016
  • Application deadline: February 15, 2017
  • 2017 Global Urban Innovators announced: March 2017