APCRDA’s innovative Pitch Competition at World Cities Summit 2018

APCRDA is hosting a pitch competition at 6th World Cities Summit,  Themed “Liveable & Sustainable Cities: Embracing the Future through Innovation and Collaboration”, the World Cities Summit will explore how cities can be more liveable and resilient through better governance and planning, technology and social innovations.

As part of the summit, APCRDA is hosting a pitch competition on urban planning and solutions  and the authority will enter into Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the top three firms which pitch the best innovative proposals.

According to the information, the pitch competition is been held by CRDA officials in association with Enterprise Singapore, a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry of the Singapore government. To tackle specific problems Amaravathi is facing with respect to urbanization, start-ups were invited to provide solutions and pitch in front of a global jury at the WCS. Start-ups from over five countries participated and a shortlist of nine start-ups has been prepared for the final pitch.

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu reached Singapore last Saturday to participate in the World Cities Summit scheduled to begin on Sunday. The APCRDA officials arranged virtual reality and mixed reality demonstrations of the city’s master plan at the Amaravathi Pavilion.

The biennial World Cities Summit is an exclusive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. Jointly organised by Singapore’s Centre for Liveable Cities and Urban Redevelopment Authority, key highlights of the Summit include the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize, the annual World Cities Summit Mayors Forum, and World Cities Summit Young Leaders Symposium

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