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Telenor Connexion announces finalists in Nordic IoT challenge

15 October 2015

Telenor Connexion has announced the top three finalists in the Nordic IoT Challenge, an initiative to recognise innovation and excellence within the Internet of Things (IoT) arena.

Telenor Connexion is awarding a total of €25,000 to support the most innovative projects that contribute to a connected, smarter and more sustainable world. The 2015 Challenge was open for submissions through August and September, encouraging individuals, teams and start-ups in the Nordics to enter.

After evaluating each of the submissions, Telenor Connexion has announced the following three finalists:

  • Hidn Tempo - Stockholm, Sweden
    A wearable interactive stress coach that helps you change behaviors.
  • Minealyze - Gothenburg, Sweden
    Shaping tomorrow´s exploration process in the mining industry.
  • FarmDrones - Gothenburg, Sweden
    A connected solution for farmers to increase productivity and crops yield.

The winner of the Grand Prize of €25,000 in addition to other prizes will be announced on 21 October at the Digital Winners conference in Oslo, the Nordic region's premier gathering of leaders and innovators in media, technology and communications.

Telenor Connexion also recognises those outstanding entries that made it to the semi-final round and are worth an honorable mention:

  • BioSpike - Oslo, Norway
    Measurement of local growing conditions to improve productivity for farmers in emerging markets.
  • Imagimob - Stockholm, Sweden
    An artificial intelligence system that recognises and understands movements.
  • Point - Malmö, Sweden
    An intelligent sensor that looks after your home.