Inspiring Solutions For A More Sustainable World: NASA World Wind Europa Challenge
- Date: 17/02/2016
- Link: http://eurochallenge.como.polimi.it
Solutions For Sustainable Cities!
The Europa Challenge has always had Europe's INSPIRE Directive to guide project development. This year we continue to have INSPIRE guide us and more specifically, we are looking for solutions specific to urban management. The CitySmart Europa Challenge is challenging the world's *best and brightest* to deliver sustainable solutions serving city needs.
Almost every city needs the same data management tools as every other city. How can we help cities work together to be more sustainable, more livable and more resilient? If cities were able to share their solutions with each other, this would multiply their investment by the number of cities participating. Each city could develop different functionalities and then 'share' these with each other, massively increasing our planet's collective productivity.
Simply build a great application that serves some aspect of the OpenCitySmart design and uses NASA's open source virtual globe technology, WebWorldWind. Whether you win or not, you will advance a platform that allows every city to win! This challenge is open to all on our home planet.
Advance your career opportunities, build a great application that serves any part of the OpenCitySmart design and uses NASA's open source virtual globe technology, WebWorldWind. To do this you must first establish a team of three to five students, from a single University (or High School), with any mix of undergraduate, graduate and PhD students. Graduate students may enter as a single individual (there is *no team requirement for graduate students* but teams are still encouraged!). Each undergraduate team or graduate student must have a mentor. The mentor can be a professor, an associate or assistant professor, or an official lecturer at the same university as the team. Together they decide, design and build a spatial data application that serves local, regional, national or international interests guided by the OpenCitySmart design and the INSPIRE Directive.
Professional SME Project
Same criteria as above only there is no limit on team members or any mentor requirement. This is a great opportunity to showcase your company’s talents, while providing premier value to the world community. And in the process, have some brilliant fun!
|Propose your project now! Use the "Accept the Challenge" tab on the challange site to participate. The deadline to make your project website and code available to the world is 29 August 2016. Part of the final submission will be a three-minute video that describes and shows your app in action!|
Download the World Wind Europa Challenge flyer