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Seeking San Diego “Partner for Innovation”

US Ignite is a nonprofit that spurs the creation of next-generation applications and services that leverage advanced networking technologies to build the foundation for smart communities. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), US Ignite’s Smart Gigabit Communities program is a network of 25 communities, each committed to accelerate the development and deployment of next-generation, gigabit applications and services for public benefit and to drive local innovation economies.

Smart Gigabit Communities Program Awards $110K to Promote Local Application Development

US Ignite is pleased to announce the proposals accepted as part of our recent round of Application Development Awards in March of 2018. The Application Development Awards provide up to ten thousand dollars in funding per proposal submitted and accepted from one of our Smart Gigabit Communities. The awards total one hundred and ten thousand dollars to improve community impacts and support local application developers. Leaders in each of our Smart Gigabit Communities worked with development teams to identify the most promising gigabit applications in their regions. Congratulations to each of the development teams and their communities. Real-Time Drone Imagery (NC Ignite): A drone based combined program for real-time streaming imaging service for public safety and 3D mapping and analysis.

US Ignite’s Reverse Pitch Competition Set to Make Social Impact Through Gigabit Applications

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, US Ignite, Inc. announced that it will co-host and sponsor series of Smart Gigabit Communities (SGC) Reverse Pitch Competitions – competitions that are focused on empowering local change makers to ideate and develop innovative gigabit applications. US Ignite is a nonprofit that spurs the creation of next-generation applications and services that leverage advanced networking technologies to build the foundation for smart communities. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), US Ignite’s Smart Gigabit Communities program is creating “living lab” environments for the next generation of gigabit applications.

Categories: Advanced Wireless, Applications, NSF Funded, Smart City, US Ignite