Nordic backs next generation of cellular IoT pioneers with challenge sponsorship


Nordic Semiconductor is helping to uncover the next generation of cellular IoT innovators by providing its sponsorship and support of Tributech Solutions’ ‘Smart Product Challenge for IoT Solutions’. The Austrian IoT data asset management technology company is calling on European start-ups that want to develop smart, secure connected products using innovative sensor hardware and connectivity technologies to enter the contest that offers a €33,000  ($37,000) prize pool, including a €5,000  ($5,600) cash prize for the winner.

Free product development kit

To enter the contest, start-up companies headquartered in Europe must upload a pitch deck and online application form to the competition website by March 25, including details of their smart product idea and the technology it will employ, as well as the benefits to the end customer. Every completed submission will receive a free smart product development kit including everything they require to prototype their connected product idea including Tributech’s nRF9160 SiP-powered ‘Tributech OEM module’, Nordic’s nRF52840 DK, and Infineon's Shield2Go sensors.