Smart Urban Biking
18th Nov 2016, 4 p.m. CET - 20th Nov 2016, 5 p.m. CET, Location: Pinetumweg, Enschede, 7522, Netherlands.

Air polution, traffic congestion and obesity. Do you think they belong together?

…Yes, they all belong together and why? Because even more people live in urban areas where fresh air and space become rare and where people get less excited to move actively.

  • Are you availabe in the weekend of 18th, 19th and 20th November?
  • Do you like it to work in a team?
  • Do you like to develop new concepts, products or services?
  • Are you open for ideas of others?
  • Would you like to make chance to win €500?

Then sign up now for our Smart Urban Biking Creathon and make a chance to win the grand prize of €500!

What is it?

  • Fully arranged 3-days-Creathon (a hackathon where not only software but also concepts, hardware or other products will be developed)
  • Goal: Develop IT-driven products and/or services to improve liveability of our cities by leveraging Dutch cycling culture.
  • Topic: About cycle mobility in urban areas, in the broadest sense: from solutions based on data about bicycles untill solutions for cycle sheds, from smart bikes ’till smart traffic observance installations

What's in it for you?

  • Fully arranged all-inclusive weekend
    • Participating is free
    • Two overnight stays for free
    • Drinks and food are included
  • Interesting presentations from experts from the field
  • Working with (open) datasets
  • Expand your resume: social awareness and ambition (and you’ll get a certificate)
  • Expand your network: meet students and professionals from different directions
  • Make a chance to win the grand prize of €500

And… has your idea potential? Then there is a possibility that you get the chance to build your own start-up with Kennispark support!

Smart Urban Biking
It’s not only crowded in metropolitan areas, even the mid-sized cities recognize and feel the problems that are just described here above. We think that Smart Urban Biking can contribute to increase the liveablility from our cities and the side-towns. How? By using our cycle-culture smarter. It’s the most common form of transportation in The Netherlands. According to the Fietsersbond (cyclists’ union), 13.5 million Dutch citizens own at least one bicycle. They are used for 34% of all travel up to 7.5 kilometres. On average, a Dutch citizen makes 300 cycling trips each year, covering 878 kilometres. Can you improve our way of cycling even further, using creative (network) technology and open data?

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