Contest
MIRO IN CUBE 2019

PERPIGNAN
BARCELONA
PALMA

Presentation

The 2nd edition of Miro in Cube will take place from February 20th to February 22nd, 2019. Participants will have 56 hours to create a startup focused on tourism flow management. What’s new about this year’s edition? The innovation contest led by the University of Perpignan Via Domitia and organized by the Miro Programme will be held at 3 locations – Perpignan, Palma and Barcelona.

The event will take place simultaneously at the three locations of the cross-border network of incubators in the Euroregion :

  • UPVD IN CUBE in Perpignan
  • The PARC BIT in the Balearic Islands
  • PENINSULA in Barcelona

 

 



  



 

The final round will take place on February 25th at the 4YFN Forum in Barcelona during the Mobile World Congress. 

Miro in cube is 

  • A 4-day hackathon, including 3 days of teamwork (from February 20th to February 22nd), with mentoring and workshops led by experts from a variety of backgrounds.
  • The winners: three local projects will be chosen as winners.
  • International final round at 4YFN in Barcelona: the 4th day of the contest (February 25th) will be dedicated to the grand finale between the 9 winning projects from the 3 cities. A special innovation prize will be handed out.

 

 
 

Application

A mobile application to run the contest was created by the Miro Programme in order to encourage interaction between participants and coaches before, during and after the contest.

Its mains functions are to present the program, communicate information about upcoming events (workshops, lunches, menus, etc.), view coach and participant profiles (skills, contact information, team composition, social media, etc.), set up meetings with coaches and participate in video conferences

Download the MIRO IN CUBE application (in development)

 

 
 

The Prizes

UPVD IN CUBE – Perpignan

1st Prize

  • 12-month incubation period with support at the UPVD IN CUBE incubator.
  • 2 months of support at one of the network’s incubators (Palma or Barcelona).
  • Access to the 2020 edition of 4YFN.
  • 10,000 € worth of services.

 

2nd Prize

  • 6 months of individual support to help create and structure the project with expert assessment in the field of Tourism and Recreation. Depending on the project, networking opportunities provided by the regional incubator AD’OCC Sport.  

 

3rd Prize

  • 2 months of support by the Open Tourisme Lab of Nimes and free access to its coworking space  (including meetings with the supported start-ups and local partners) plus entry to and follow-up at a professional event related to the prizewinner’s project.

 

PENINSULA – Barcelona

1st prize

  • 10,000 € in web servers from one of our partners (Amazon or Google).
  • 6 months of access to a landing office for 3 people at Peninsula.
  • 2 months of support at one of the network’s incubators (Palma or Perpignan, depending on the project).

2nd prize

  • Two-month incubation period with support at Peninsula.

3rd prize

  • Two-month incubation period with support at Peninsula.

 

FUNDACIO BIT – Palma

1st Prize

  • 2 months of support at one of the network’s incubators (Perpignan or Barcelona, depending on the project).
  • 10,000 € worth of services:

    • 1 year of access to the Emprenbit Entrepreneurship Support Program from the Fundació Bit.
    • Corporate branding design (logo, identity) by Kinacu.
    • Website development by Tourfeeling.
    • Strategic advice, networking opportunities, and a custom backpack from WDNA.

2nd prize

3rd prize

Euroregion Prize for Innovation in Tourism – 4YFN – Mobile World Congress

  • An additional 5,000 € worth of services granted by the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion.
  • Possibility to pitch the project at the 2020 edition of 4YFN Barcelona.

Apply

Miro in Cube is a contest open to all. To register, all you need is an idea, a project or the desire to join a team and contribute your skills.

You can sign up individually or as a team.

 

 

Partners

Contact

University of Perpignan
52, Av. Paul Alduy
66000 - Perpignan (France)