AfricArena 2018 Available Challenges

Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges.

SAINT-GOBAIN CHALLENGE

15 days remaining
Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges.


BRIEF

Saint-Gobain is looking for a satellite trend analysis solution able to predict urban and climate challenges in order to inform the market of solutions required before the end user realizes the need themselves. Your solution may rely on elements such as satellite imaging, Big Data Analysis, Trend alerts, Smart Buildings, Comfort needs or Energy zoning.
 

EXPECTATIONS

Your solution is expected to understand geographical changes and human needs.


We will consider four key success factors for future implementation: 

>> Prediction of future opportunities

>> Ability to warn companies of adaptations required for living conditions (Access to Water, Energy, Sanitation. Air Conditioning)

>> Automated mapping to existing solutions 

>> Automated info graphics for Customers

 

You may consider the expected difficulties of implementation below: 

>> Infrastructure and Data Hosting Capability

>> Tangible Data Analysis that speaks the same language as business

About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.
For 350 years, Saint-Gobain has consistently demonstrated its ability to invent products that improve quality of life.

As one of the top 100 industrial groups in the world and one of the 100 most innovative companies, Saint-Gobain continues to deploy its technological know-how, often in partnership with the most prestigious universities and laboratories.

Rewards

Selection Criteria

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

For this challenge we will consider only:

Startups from operating Africa

MATURITY CRITERIA

For this challenge we will consider:

Early-stage level with MVP, looking for POC or with 1-2 POC achieved

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Required format:

Short video with 2 topics: Startup presentation / How do you solve the problem? (mpg, mpeg, mp4, mov) - MAX 50 Megabytes  
You can also share us a “Wetransfer” link or a Youtube video.

Deck pitch: 8 slides max (ppt, pdf) - MAX 50 Megabytes

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