FAQs

Questions? Contact us at info@smartcityapphack.com

Q. Is there a cost to enter the competition?

No, entry is free and you can enter as many times as you want.

 

Q. Is the competition open to anyone in France ?

Yes, but you must be able to attend the city final event hold at TUBÀ in Lyon on October 14th.

 

Q. Can I submit an app prototype ?

No, participants must submit an existing, finished app directly to the online competition.

 

Q. Do I need to be a software engineer to enter?

No, but to compete in the final you must have a working prototype of your app.

 

Q. When is the deadline?

Submissions are accepted from 8am (CEST) September 10 th to 11:59PM (CEST) September 25th .

 

Q. How do I enter?

Entries are accepted online from the link on the homepage of lyon.smartcityapphack.com

 

Q. What are the Prizes?

One “Best Lyon SCAH App” winner will be chosen at the Lyon City Final and be awarded the following prizes:

  • 5000€ in Cash (provided by Bouygues Immobilier)
  • An all expenses paid trip to Barcelona, in order to represent Lyon in the SCAH Global final, in the Smart City Expo and World Congress 2015, taking place in Barcelona on November 17-19, 2015. That includes plane ticket, hotel and entrance ticket to the Smart City Expo and World Congress 2015  for all registered members of the winning team (provided by VEOLIA)
  • Visibility on VEOLIA booth during Smart City Expo World Congress (provided by VEOLIA)
  • POC at TUBA (provided by TUBA)
  • A 4-month desk offer at TUBA (provided by TUBA)
  • Coaching for the International Pitch (provided by TUBA)
  • Poster print (x1) (provided by TUBA)
  • Visibility through the web site and the social networks of TUBA and Lyon SCAH
  • A nomination to the Mobile Premier Awards 2016, the reference app show happening in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress 2016 (by dotopen)

For the others nine (9) finalists:

  • The opportunity to be selected as one of the remaining slots for the 15 finalists to present at the Grand SCAH Finale on November 2015, in Barcelona.

 

Q. Who Are the Judges?

You will find the list of judges here.

 

Q. Do I own the Intellectual Property of the App?

Yes. Contestants will own the intellectual property rights to their submission.

 

Q.How old do I have to be to enter?

Age 18  or older. Minors must identify themselves upon application and require parental or legal guardian consent to participate.

 

Q.Do I need to write an app for iPhone, Android, and other devices?

No. You can choose your platform.