Grand Challenge

What happened after the Innovation Grand Challenge Awards?

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At Cisco, we have invested significant time, money and resources into igniting innovation around the Internet of Everything (IoE) both inside and outside the company. Since fostering an innovation ecosystem is so critical to the success of IoE, last year we launched the global Innovation Grand Challenge. The risk-reward ratio was high, but with a […]

October 15, 2014


Announcing Winners of the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge! #IoTWF

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Today we’ve successfully completed the IoT Innovation Grand challenge that was announced in April 2014. When Cisco embarked on this journey, our goal was to discover, recognize, promote and reward innovators, entrepreneurs and early-stage startup businesses with innovative ideas and solutions for IoT. With over 800 submissions from 71 countries, the response has been absolutely […]

If IoT is your “thing”, Cisco can help you to make it real

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Are you confident you can change the world with your innovations connecting the unconnected?  Are you developing “things” that will be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT)? Do you want a $125,000 US cash award to jump start your business? If yes, Cisco Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Grand Challenge is for you! Since […]

Announcing Open Submissions for the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge!

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At the recent IoT World Forum Steering Committee meeting one of the topics that came up again and again was innovation – the need for innovation in business models, the need for innovation in our lives as the Internet of Everything approaches, and the need for innovation with developing the “things” that will be connecting […]