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SPC  Innovation, Innovation branch from SalamancaPC IT Company has been selected as one of the brightest “Big Data” startups in Europe

SPC Innovation, Innovation branch from SalamancaPC IT Company has been selected to take part in the European Data Incubator (EDI), a 3-year project that offers around 100 startups the chance to solve data challenges set by major European corporates like RACC motoring club and the multinational Sonae.

What is EDI?

EDI is an incubation programme run by 20 partners across Europe. It gives the most innovative “Big Data” startups the opportunity to tackle real world challenges set by corporates across Europe.

SPC Innovation, Innovation branch from SalamancaPC IT Company is taking part in EDI to solve the challenge set by RACC: Optimization of the Assistance Resources Location. Their approach is to create SPC QuickSupport, a web app that will let assistance companies know where to allocate their ressources to attend incidents as quick as possible.

There are developing a predictive model for incidents, using several Big Data catalogues, like weather, traffic information, accident information and the own datasets of assistance companies. There also will be an app available to drivers, to let then know how close assistance are based on these predictions.

 

Benefits include up to €100k in equity-free funding, mentoring, workshops, access to a free cloud environment, and the chance to connect with and be recognised by major European organizations.

Datathon in Berlin

Each year of EDI incubation process is divided into three progressive phases, in which only the best startups pass to the next level: ‘Explore’, ‘Experiment’, ‘Evolve’.

On 9 and 10 October 2019, SPC Innovation, Innovation branch from SalamancaPC IT Company will travel to Berlin with 40 other startups for the first ‘Explore’ phase. Here we will take part in a datathon, practice our pitches, receive €5k (equity-free) and meet face to face with the corporates. Finally, a jury will decide which startups will pass to the next ‘Experiment’ level.

Follow our journey through EDI!

To read more about our participation in EDI, please visit the website: www.edincubator.eu

Connect with EDI for flash news about our journey:

@EuropeanDataIncubator @edincubator EDIncubator H2020

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 779790