Start-ups will be able to compete for the “New Technology Disruptors Award” for a chance to win financial support to develop their concepts.
forecourttech and Q1 announced the launch of a new award for start-ups that develop new and disruptive concepts for the service station market. The New Technology Disruptors Award allows participants to submit projects and plans focused on digital technologies for a chance to win financial support to bring their ideas to life.
Applicants will only need a proof of concept requesting financial and/or commercial support to bring it to market. The initiatives envisaged should focus on optimizing operations around fuel and convenience retailing, improving the customer experience and having a significant impact on business processes.
“This is an exciting development for forecourttech as we seek to support developers of new technologies entering this industry. I look forward to our collaboration with Q1 and industry experts to shine a light on the emerging technologies of today and tomorrow,” said Stephen Bozdan, Managing Director of SAB Events.
The judging panel will select a total of five finalists who will receive a free ticket to the SmartCityHouse accelerator program, six months of individual support worth €50,000, and a free delegate spot at forecourttech ’23. The best candidates will be announced on social media and invited to the next edition of the event, scheduled for October, to participate in the conference program with an elevating 3-minute pitch for the assembled delegates, who will be responsible for selecting the candidate. winner.
Applications are now open on the official forecourttech website until September 9th. Successful applicants will be notified by September 16.