Dynamic Business Collaboration in Supply Chains with Future Internet technologies: Acceleration of SME-driven App Development

H. Sundmaeker, C.N. Verdouw

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Abstract

The European Future Internet Initiative, called FIWARE, targets in its final and third phase at acceleration of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME). The ‘FInish’ accelerator provides grants for realisation of intelligent systems and specifically business to business (B2B) oriented apps for supply chains of perishable products such as food and flowers. In general, new ways to facilitate seamless B2B collaboration in complex supply chains and networks are searched for. This shall provide benefits for diverse actors as well as directly or indirectly deliver benefits for consumers. The available grants will be available to software developing entrepreneurs and SMEs that are making use of Future Internet and IoT related technological enablers as well as develop solutions that are realising innovations for dynamic business collaboration to ease and speed-up the collaboration set-up as well as facilitate participation in new regional, horizontal, and vertical collaboration at minimal costs.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventInternational Conference on IoT as a Service - Rome, Italy
Duration: 27 Oct 201428 Oct 2014

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on IoT as a Service
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period27/10/1428/10/14

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