IGNITE competition for new SMART M.app

@JCU IGNITE competition for new SMART M.app

IGNITE: Create the SMART M.app of the future


This competition is about developing a map application for one of six categories. These are:

· Finance – (Analytics, Insurance, Entrepreneurship, Commodities, Investment)
· Food - (Productivity, Accountability, Agriculture)
· Safety - (Crowdsourcing, Crime Prevention, Natural Disaster, Education)
· Infrastructure – (Utilities, Transportation, Communication, Land Management)
· Health - (Wellness, Treatment, Nutrition)
· Conservation – (Environment, Natural Resources, Air Quality)

The prizes for this competition are:

· $100,000 USD First prize
· $50,000 USD Second prize
· $25,000 USD Third prize
· And $5,000 USD for the next top 17 entries
· As well as continued revenue from sales of their application.

We are hosting two free IGNITE sessions in Australia for people to get some hands on experience using SMART M.app and more information about the competition. These sessions will be:

· Brisbane, 2 March 2016 – QUT Garden Theatre, 9:00AM – 1:00PM
· Melbourne, 11 April 2016 – RMIT Ronald R MacKay Building 56, 1:30PM – 6:00PM



JCU students are encouraged to get involved and thinking about ideas to tackle real world problems and delivery clever solutions.

For more information:
Goran Jovcevski
Marketing Manager Asia Pacific
Hexagon Geospatial
T: +61 3 9292 9659 F: +61 9292 9601 M: +61 402 183 551