ZABALA to participate in the FIWARE Global Summit with the European Data Incubator

The event will bring together more than 500 attendees (entrepreneurs, policy makers, business executives and investors) to boost IoT and Open Data solutions.

ZABALA Innovation Consulting will participate in the FIWARE GLOBAL Summit “Building a Smart Future with Data” which will be held in Porto the next 8th and 9th of May. The FIWARE Global Summit unites developers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, business executives and investors to exchange views and developments on how smart IoT and Open Data solutions can be implemented in the areas of Smart Cities, Industry 4.0 and Agriculture. Around 500 attendees are expected to participate in the event.

ZABALA, is member of the FIWARE Foundation and a partner of the consortium in European Data Incubator (EDI), lead by the University of Deusto. EDI, funded by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 programme, is a great opportunity for entrepreneurship: it will provide companies with a large technological infrastructure, data and equity-free funding for big data based projects.

Our colleague from ZABALA, Miguel García will be there during the event, presenting the open call and participating at the Investors Forum co-located at the FIWARE Global Summit.

EDI open call

EDI counts with an open call going on until the 27th of June. A start-up could obtain up to €100k equity-free funding if successful in our programme. We are looking for top data-based start-ups and team willing to sort out a set of data-challenges proposed by some of our data providers. This will be EDI presence at the Summit:

  • Do you have doubts on the call? Would you like to see who is behind EDI face to face? Visit us and come to our stand in the exhibition area!
  • Panels. Some of our experts will join a variety of panels. Even some of our data providers like Via Verde or RACC will be part of the Smart Cities track. Don’t miss the chance to understand these challenges in the cities of Porto and Barcelona with a bit more of detail.
  • Info Session. SAVE THE TIME! Wednesday at 17:00. For 1 hour we will get into the details of our open call. Do not miss the chance to close FIWARE Global Summit with this final info-session on EDI.

You can get your ticket to the event here.

Will we see you there? Drop us a line to and see you in Porto!

We would like to thanks to the support of the FIWARE Foundation and community they are currently preparing a great plan for all of us.



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