Innovation Challenges

Challenge Owner(s)
Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
Organiser(s)
Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation, Unknown Group
Industry Type(s)
Circular Economy & Sustainability, Land Transport, Logistics, Precision Engineering, Urban Solutions
Opportunities and Support Opportunities for impactful potential collaboration for POC or pilot projects, mentorship, and more
Application Start Date 2 August 2021
Application End Date 15 September 2021
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About Challenge

Together with Unknown Group, Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation want to further their collaboration with innovative startups and scaleups globally and engage business units to launch business-impacting collaborations within the domains of Smart Cities, Smart Factory, Logistics & Mobility. We are looking for equal partners, who are as much committed as we are to our society and our planet.

As for the ecosystem of solutions, working with HMC & KIA will give you access to a worldwide network and to a deep expertise and knowledge of the industry.

Additionally, looking at learning opportunities - at HMC & KIA we are constantly involved in a number of innovation initiatives and collaborations. You will have discussions and receive support from our skilled teams and gain important insights from the projects.

There is an opportunity for an impactful potential collaboration for POC or pilot project with one of our business units. As well, possibility of strategic future collaborations and/or funding with the most promising solutions.

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Challenge Owner(s)
Kia Corporation, Hyundai Motor Company
Industry Types(s)
Circular Economy & Sustainability, Digital/ICT, Land Transport, Logistics, Precision Engineering
, Urban Solutions

Hyundai Motor Company & Kia Corporation
 

A Smart City uses robotics and information & communication technology (ICT) to improve operational efficiency, share information with the public and provide a better quality of government service and citizen welfare through technological advancements.

What We Are Looking For

This challenge is an opportunity for proven Smart Cities technologies to work alongside HMC & KIA and together accelerate their impact. These technologies include: Autonomous Drone/EV/PMV Charging Station, Eco-friendly Robots, Robots for Indoor Services, Bi-directional Autonomous Vehicles

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Challenge Owner(s)
Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
Industry Types(s)
Digital/ICT, Logistics, Precision Engineering, Urban Solutions

Hyundai Motor Company & Kia Corporation

The Smart Factory is a concept for digitization in manufacturing industries. Picture a digitized shop floor that continuously collects and shares data through connected machines, devices, and production systems to improve and streamline everything happening throughout the manufacturing process.

What We Are Looking For

This challenge is an opportunity for proven Smart Factory technologies to work alongside HMC & KIA on accelerating the impact of their solution on the larger market. These technologies include: Machine Learning & Computer Vision, Digital Twins, Cobots, Wiring Harness Improvements, Wireless Transmission

Challenge Owner(s)
Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Corporation
Industry Types(s)
Land Transport, Logistics

Hyundai Motor Company & Kia Corporation

Together with Unknown Group, Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Corporation are scouting for innovative startups and scaleups to launch PoCs in the Logistics & Mobility domains. Both domains are of high interest globally, where electrification, “as a service” business models and data analytics all present great opportunities for innovation and growth.

What We Are Looking For

Successful PoCs with these companies can lead to deeper collaboration with Hyundai Glovis, with solutions revolving around areas such as: First, Middle & Last Mile, Fulfillment Center Innovation, Customs & Regulations, Sales, Demand & Inventory Forecasting, Hydrogen & EV Fueling Station, Car as a Service.

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