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DIGILOGIC unveils co-creation impact laboratories

The programme is aimed at bolstering young entrepreneurs, innovators, start-ups and SMEs to nourish their ideas, foster job opportunities and self-employment.


DIGILOGIC has launched 6 CoCreation Impact Laboratories, a peertopeer handson experience.

During the laboratories, a series of real African business cases in the Logistics Critical Mile will be
presented and analysed with the support of European and African Digital Innovation Hubs (DIHs)
facilitators.

Participants, techy guys, wouldbe entrepreneurs and selfemployed people, skilled startups, SMEs,
and ICT professionals from any country in the European Union and in Africa will have the chance to
boost personal skills and develop their professional network through an experience of collaborative
work on digital solutions to answer logistics business needs proposed by the Labs Leader.

DIGILOGIC facilitators, led by Friuli Innovazione, will support the participants with Service Design, Fast
Prototyping, and logistics technologies uptake. Participants will have the chance to refine their
problemsolving attitude and the capability to spotlight the potential of using digital technologies in
the Logistics Critical Mile.

The handson methodology and the group work will foster the contamination among different mindsets and backgrounds. Each Lab will last 16 hours and it will be organised in 4 fully remote sessions for 2 weeks. The first CoCreation Lab will be held between July 11 and July 29 and the applications will open at the end of
May.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS DIGILOGIC SMART LOGISTICS CHALLENGES
DIGILOGIC launched a call for proposals focused on digital logistics in one of four phases of the value
chain: warehousing, transportation, pointofsale, enduser experience. Innovators, startups, SMEs
from Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia, Finland, Germany, Italy. Also, from Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Successful proposals will:
Participate in a 3day Bootcamp in Europe with relevant experts
Enjoy 12 months of support (85 hours) from technology, business and logistics experts from
Europe and Africa.
Have 12 months of access to Digital Innovation Hubs facilities in Africa and Europe (up to 85
hours
Enjoy marketing support to meet investors and uptakers
Proposals can be submitted online on the Challenges webpage by 31st August.

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