Mobileheroes 2019 Connections for Next Challenge

“Mobileheroes” start-up event in Taiwan takes place annually since almost 18 years. Prize awards and sponsors are from Taiwan´s industry like the large Chipmakers, Telecom Operators, Equipment Vendors, System Integrators, Platform Service Providers.


Do you have an IoT innovation that could change the future?

Mobileheroes “Connections for Next  Challenge ” offers the opportunity for the start-up to propose the IoT innovation products and solutions to  an industrial jury.  The jury will select the most advanced and innovative candidates to attend the final event that will be held at Taiwan in November. In the final event, these finalists will present their innovative  products or solutions to the industrial executive level jury who will then select the winners.​


  • Make IoT innovation applications be sustainable and implement them in the actual fields
  • Solutions with innovative ICT technologies built upon smart devices.

The following companies will join our platform with their resources to help foster the selected startups.

  • Chipmakers: Qualcomm, MediaTek
  • Telecom Operators: Chunghwa Telecom, FarEasTone, Asia Pacific Telecom (affiliated with Hon Hai/ Foxconn Technology Group)
  • Equipment Vendors: WNC, Askey Computer
  • System Integrators: Hwacom Systems, Tatung System Technologies
  • Platform Service Providers: Advantech (WISE-PaaS), Microsoft (Azure), Amazon Web Services, Unabiz (Sigfox Partner Network)
  • Angel Investor/ Accelerator: Taipei Angels Investment, StarFab Accelerator


  • Co-innovation and joint business opportunities with sponsor companies.
  • Possible investment opportunities.
  • Business and technology boost by accessing sponsor companies‘ s  resources
  • Global Marketing Exposure


There are no assets in this challenge.


Who can create a challenge?

  • If you want to publish a challenge on the Open Ecosystem Network and get support from the community to solve your problems, you first need to be registered on the platform. Then you need to contact the Open Ecosystem Network administrator in the Community section. They will create the challenge for you. Search for “admin” in the Community section, and click on “Nokia Admin” to contact and ask for your challenge to be created.


How do I submit an answer/proposal?

  • To contribute to a challenge, first open the challenge page, and then click on the "start proposal" button on the right-hand-side. A new page will appear with different text fields to fill in and attachments to include. You can also link to an existing project you have previously created on the platform. Once you have finished, click on submit.
  • If you save as draft, your submission will not be completed and will not be submitted to the challenge owner.


What happens once I submit?

  • Once you have submitted your proposal, your ‘Challenge Submission Form’ becomes accessible by the creator or the challenge, who can see and edit your proposal. Through the challenge page, only the owner of the challenge can see the different proposals submitted against his/her challenge. It is up to the challenge owner to inform participants about decisions and potential next steps.
  • To note, when you save a submission as draft, it is not submitted to the challenge owner.


Who can see my proposal?

  • The owner of the challenge, the submission review committee, and the Open Ecosystem Network Administrator team are the only ones who can see your proposed ideas and solutions to the challenge.


What happens if my proposal is successful?

  • For each challenge, submission review and selection process is different and the responsibility of the challenge owner. If your project is selected, the owner of the challenge will come back to you with further guidance on the next steps.


What happens if it is unsuccessful?

  • For each challenge, submission review and selection process is different and the responsibility of the challenge owner. If your project is not shortlisted, the owner of the challenge will inform you using the messaging features of Open Ecosystem Network. Your proposed ideas will then be removed/deleted from challenge submissions.