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CLOUDEO together with the 2nd Cloud Innovation World Cup 14/15 Challenges developers worldwide to redefine the way to do things

Munich, 4 November 2014 – CloudEO, the world-leading content and software provider offering a unique geo-infrastructure, challenges participants to develop innovative cloud solutions that will revolutionize the way we do business and live our lives. Entrepreneurs, developers, innovative start-ups and researchers from all over the world are invited to submit their innovative solutions from 4 November 2014 to 15 April 2015 in the categories Smart Living, Mobility, Industry 4.0, Urban Infrastructure, and ICT Business Services. Contestants of the Cloud Innovation World Cup will be competing not only to become ‘Cloud Innovator of the Year’ but also to win the special prizes of partners CloudEO and Google. CloudEO is looking for the “GEO Innovator of the Year” integrating geospatial information to its cloud based service offered.

The “Google Cloud Innovator of the Year” will be the best solution built on Google’s cloud infrastructure. The Cloud Innovation World Cup will open for registration at the on 4th of November 2014 in San Francisco at Google Cloud Platform Live event.

All of the submitted solutions will be evaluated by an international committee of experts against a set of criteria including the degree of innovation, business potential and go-to-market approach. The international experts will identify three finalists for each category and choose the ‘Innovator of the Year’ of the Cloud Innovation World Cup as well as the “GEO Innovator of the Year”.

The Cloud Innovation World Cup enables developers worldwide to stand out with their innovative solutions. The unique innovation competition is a catalyst for cloud solutions in new arenas beyond ICT business solutions.

Participants of the Cloud Innovation World Cup not only get the chance to win exciting prizes worth more than $200,000, they will also benefit from direct access to a global network of potential partners and customers. Breakthrough cloud solutions can be submitted until 15th of April 2015.

For more information and free registration visit www.innovationworldcup/cloud
Innovation World Cup Series contact
Navispace AG
Serpil Döring


About ‘GEO Award’ by CloudEO
With the “GEO Award” CloudEO is seeking solutions that integrate geospatial information and provide additional benefit to the cloud based service offered.

Life is geospatial. Every activity is related to a geographical location and its surrounding. For application fields like agriculture, forestry, transportation and mobility, it is clear that the geo context is crucial to evaluate the current status and take the right course of action for each location. Cities and rural areas need information about critical points of interest like roads, bridges, buildings, and further information linked to it like satellite images about congestion or pollution. A lot of industries could use geo data to optimize their processes (e.g. smart metering). And even individuals use a lot of information related to their geographical position and many more use cases will arise in the future.