Call4ideas

If you have an innovative solution exploiting the potential of one of the following so called emerging technologies: Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality or Robotics, don’t miss the opportunity to join the Futureland Call4ideas promoted by PwC and Talent Garden

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What are we looking for?

We are looking for a company, start-up or entrepreneur with an innovative solution exploiting the potential of one of the following so called emerging technologies:

  1. • Artificial Intelligence
  2. • Augmented Reality
  3. • Robotics
  4. • Virtual Reality

Applying one or more of the above technologies solutions proposed should be able to disrupt a company’s business model, improve the operations in any industry and for whatever aims, or maximise the customer experience.
Solutions could address needs and use cases across different fields such as healthcare, automotive, industrial automation, media, gaming, sports, entertainment, among others.
The solution must be able to convey to participants the value, so it is required at least an MVP (minimum viable product) or a working prototype that, if selected, could be showcased in front of hundreds managers and executives of large and mid companies.
Ideas in early stages will be evaluated and eventually selected by the jury according to the potential value.

Challenge Process


Submit your solution
1

Submit the innovative solution developed around any of the technologies of interest

Solutions screening
2

The jury select the five most interesting solutions

Futureland
3

The solutions selected attend Futureland

Win the prize
6

The winner solution has the opportunity to show the solution at Futureland and get the prizes

Win the prize
5

The winner solution has the opportunity to show the solution at Futureland and get the prizes

Showcase
4

Show the solution to the jury that select the winner

Propose your solution and compete for…


Visibility

Showcase and pitch to an international audience of 400 selected corporate executives, entrepreneurs, investors, media and decision makers

Coaching

Support by PwC professionals to develop and improve the marketability of the innovative solution

Ecosystem

Enter in the PwC ecosystem and be eligible for further business relations

Tag office

Get a credit to rent an office in any of the 20 Talent Garden campuses in Europe

The Jury


Alessandro Braga

Alessandro Braga

Chief Digital Officer

Gianluca Meardi

Gianluca Meardi

Digital, AI & Robotics Lead

Giusy Di Lorenzo

Giusy Di Lorenzo

Digital Strategy

Massimo Pellegrino

Massimo Pellegrino

Partner Strategy&

Massimo Temporelli

Massimo Temporelli

President The FabLab

Giuseppe Audino

Giuseppe Audino

CTO Joinpad

Patrick Oungre

Patrick Oungre

PwC Innovation Director

Raffaele Perrone

Raffaele Perrone

PwC Startups Lead

Giulio Montoli

Giulio Montoli

LVenture Group

Leen Segers

Leen Segers

Co-Founder LucidWeb

Tina Martino

Tina Martino

Big Data Expert, Octo

Collection Ends

What are we looking for

We are looking for a company, start-up or entrepreneur with an innovative solution that exploit the potential of one of the following emerging technologies

AI


Real breakthroughs in AI are happening, transforming how we do business. We are already experiencing in real life software that has the ability to anticipate the needs of its users and customers through a combination of pattern recognition, knowledge, planning, and reasoning.

Have you got an innovative solution focused on machine learning, big data, cognitive computing and deep learning applications in various?

ROBOTICS


Software and hardware are combining in new ways, thanks to artificial intelligence and robotics. This cyber-physical systems disruption extends to the Industrial Internet of Things, which combines mobile sensors, machine learning, and critical enterprise systems. At the same time, business leaders need to manage change, maintain security and profitability, integrating robots into its daily operations.

Is your Startup ready for this?

AUGMENTED REALITY


As the traditional separation between physical and digital is blurring, AR is going to be the most accessible ubiquitous wearable technology. The recent interest on this topic by Facebook, Snapchat and Google, must be read as signs of a disruption in the way we interact with reality. Does your startup has a valuable solution on AR tech?

Does your startup has a valuable solution on AR tech?

VIRTUAL REALITY


It is a unique moment for emerging technologies like Virtual Reality to be experimented and meet consumers’ demand for new and memorable purchasing experiences and entertaining moments.

Does your startup has VR solutions that can boost company performances or maximize the customer experience?

Contact Us

Do you have questions about the inititative?
Get in touch with the organizers