Do you have a disruptive technology idea? Do you wonder how Cisco could make it a reality?  Want to learn how digital business models can make your organization an industry leader? Find out by meeting the Cisco Innovation Centers team at Cisco Live Las Vegas the week of July 10.

We will be in Las Vegas, Nevada with more than 20,000 participants at Cisco Live to share the Cisco Innovation story. Here’s a sneak peek and a look at how we support our community of innovators across the world:

Innovations from Rio de Janeiro and Toronto create solutions and solve industry problems

The story starts with solutions from Cisco’s Americas Innovation Centers. Cisco’s centers in Rio de Janeiro and Toronto work with local partners – entrepreneurs, startups and developers – to co-develop solutions for both public sector and private industries. Local customer problems drive the ideas for these solutions; and with the support of the Innovation Center and partners, new solutions are brought to market through co-development and rapid prototyping. The Rio and Toronto teams will be on site to demonstrate the co-innovation process and local success stories for Smart Communities, Smart Buildings, Asset Management and Manufacturing.

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The Innovation Grand Challenge provides resources to jump start your venture

Innovation Centers are only one way Cisco drives innovation globally. Another way is with the Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge. This annual contest seeks disruptive ideas and business models. Entries have a chance to win a share of $250,000.00 in prizes, use of Cisco facilities, labs, mentoring and more.

Do you have an idea or solution that is a “game changer?” Do you need funding and resources to create a prototype? Does your big idea harness the power of the intelligent network to make the world a safer, more sustainable and connected place? Cisco’s Innovation Centers may be the place to start.

Visit us and see how ideas become reality at Cisco’s Innovation Centers – our demo pod is located in the DevNet Zone from July 10-14, 2016.


Carol Shottes

Marketing Manager