OVERVIEW
This is a global program based in the world’s first smart city, Songdo, South Korea. Songdo is a $35 billion smart city built from the ground up with over 80,000 apartment units and over 36,000 residents living in this city.
SparkLabs’ IoT Accelerator focuses on innovations center around the Internet of Things and smart cities, but will encompass a wide range of startups from industrial to consumer. Many of them will focus on the smart home, infrastructure, logistics, and industrial IoT. We have an exclusive relationship this $35 billion smart city and the Songdo International Business District
This is a 6-month long program for seed to early-stage entrepreneurs from anywhere across the globe. Also selected startups will benefit from support by the Cisco Global Center of Excellence (GCoE), Cisco Innovation Center at Songdo to further mature their solutions with local technical support available under the GCoE’s Solution Incubation Program.
OVERVIEW OF THE 1ST BATCH (NOV, 2016 - APR, 2017)