Our Challenges

Bring your solution and participate in our challenges.

Challenges

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Proposals

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SCOUTING

Every year d-LAB scouts the agendas and priorities of global organisations, speaks with different levels of local and national government and brings its partners together to discuss the societal challenges of our time.



SELECTION

d-LAB prepares then a short list of priority areas from which our Advisory Committee selects the three challenges to be launched in the following calendar year.



CHALLENGES

d-LAB launches 3 societal challenges every year through Calls for Proposals. Each challenge is supported by a group of three to four Ambassadors.


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NOW OPEN

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Transforming the use & governance of personal health data

Now open

Transforming the use & governance of personal health data


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OPENING IN SEPTEMBER

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Fighting cyberbullying through mobile technologies

Opening in September

Fighting cyberbullying through mobile technologies

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COMING SOON

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Fighting cyberbullying through mobile technologies

Opening in September

Fighting cyberbullying through mobile technologies


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Closed

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Empowering people with disabilities through mobile technologies

CLOSED

Empowering people with disabilities through mobile technologies

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CLOSED

Empowering people with disabilities through mobile technologies

CLOSED

Empowering people with disabilities through mobile technologies




Why to participate


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Partnership Set Up

In order to make your proposal successful d-LAB will bring the necessary partners from different sectors on board to work together.

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Pilot & Scale up

Pilot your solution in a real-life testing ground and prepare it to scale up and replicate the pilot at national and international level.

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Visibility & Promotion

Gain great visibility throughout communication channels and get support in the dissemination of your project´s results. Be present at the Mobile World Congress!

Our Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee is an exceptional group of external experts that support d-LAB with their experience in technology, business and social impact. The Advisory Committee supports us in the selection of the three challenges that are launched each calendar year and they also choose the winner(s) of each launched challenge.

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David Altabev

Senior Programme Manager,
Government Innovation
Nesta


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Boyd Cohen

Deputy Director of Research, Professor of Entrepreneurship & Sustainability
EADA


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J. Eskelinen

Chief Innovation & Technology Officer
Future Cities Catapult


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Eva Fabry

Director of the European Centre for Women and Technology
ECWT


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Genís Roca

Co-Founder
RocaSalvatella


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Marc Vidal

Digital Transformation Analist
Rehset



Our Ambassadors

Previous to the launch of each challenge, d-LAB approaches some of the most relevant organisations working in the challenge field. A group of three to four organisations are selected and invited to collaborate with us on three different areas.

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