TIM Smart City Challenge

Closed call
Expired on 31 December 2022
Milano, IT
startup, Smart City, Call

The Bikeconomy Observatory and the Startup Intelligence Observatory of Milan Polytechnic are the others Partners that to select the best solutions for the cities of the future.

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Speed up the transformation of Italian cities into smart cities, pooling expertise, experience and technologies with important companies in the sector: this is the target of the ‘TIM Smart City Challenge’, the initiative launched today aimed at start-ups, scale-ups and companies of any size, both domestic and international, to identify innovative solutions for smart cities.

The solutions proposed may concern analysis and video-analytics systems based on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, improved road networks and car park management, waste collection monitoring, energy efficiency and the smart management of buildings. To encourage the best solutions to enter the market, TIM will offer partners and innovative companies TIM Urban Genius, the ‘urban intelligence’ platform of TIM Enterprise, an open system that acts as an enabler and encourages integration of the vertical services of third parties with a view to Open Innovation.


The TIM Smart City Challenge aims to identify startups, SMEs, scaleups and innovative national and international companies that can propose innovative solutions in the smart city area in line with specific areas indicated by TIM and is partners and strong interest for municipalities as they are able to support local administrations in adopting an intelligent ans sustainable city model and to improve the well- being of citizens.


The main research areas are listed below:


  • Big Data & AI, Video Analytics
  • Smart transportation & traffic
  • Waste management
  • Smart energy
  • Smart buildings


OCTOBER 27, 2022

Opening of applications

DECEMBER 31, 2022

Closing Applications

JAN - FEB 2023

Proposal selection