|Objective||We are seeking proposals for innovative big businesses that lead to a new global platform to solve SDGs (17 global challenges) by synthesizing service solutions provided by NTT DATA and solutions proposed by startups.|
|Overview||NTT DATA and our global group companies can accept proposals for challenges through any selection to be organized from November 2018 to February 2019 in 20 cities around the globe. After selections in each city, the Grand Finale will be held on March 13th and 14th, 2019, in Tokyo.
Proposals will be evaluated through selections by local contest partners as well as selections in each place. The Grand Champion will be selected by our business units around the world or external judges at the Grand Finale.
|Challenges||NTT DATA expects proposals for these 7 challenges:
1. Healthcare & Life Sciences /2. Finance, Insurance & payments / 3. Automotive & IoT / 4. RPA & Back Office / 5. Storefront & Digital Marketing / 6. Data Distribution / 7. Disruptive Social Innovation
Details of Challenges »
|When to apply||Application begins 18th September 2018, Tuesday, 15:00 JST
Application deadline is 16th November 2018, Friday, 17:00 JST
|Who can apply||Incorporated start-ups with advanced technology
(Only English or Japanese application will be acceptable.)
|How to apply||STEP 1: Submit the application form
STEP 2: Prepare a business plan (PDF file/within 10 pages/up to 8MB） and submit it to the contest office via e-mail.
※what is a business plan?
|Screening criteria||・Synergy with NTT DATA
・novelty, feasibility, competitive advantage, growth potential, business scale, user needs, social impact, etc.
Note: Detailed proposal on the synergy with NTT DATA is required
|Contact||NTT DATA office in JAPAN
You are advised to see FAQ before inquiry.
|Materials||・Introduction Movie of NTT DATA Open Innovation Contest（YouTube)