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About WeDo Open Innovation

WeDo Open Innovation is a competition organized by WeDo Technologies to encourage new business ideas, products and M&As which address current and future trends in risk management and data analytics.

How to take part

What should the idea be about?
WeDo Open Innovation 2018 is focused on risk management & data analytics.

Who do we want to hear from?
We welcome submissions from anyone with a great mind and an original idea. You can apply individually, as a company or as a team of up to 3 people.

How do you submit your idea?
Really easily! To submit just use the online form in English.
Click here to read the entire terms and conditions.

Need more help?
Just contact your WeDo Account Manager or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The prize

All finalists will win flights and accommodation for a three day stay in Lisbon between the 9th and 11th of May. They will also be invited to attend the WeDo User Group 2018 to be held in Cascais, where they can pitch their ideas to the jury.

The ultimate winner will additionally receive €5,000 in AMAZON GIFT CARDS!

How to win

To make sure you have the best chance of winning, make sure you stick to the following criteria:
  • It needs to be telecom focused.
  • It should address the issues of risk management and/or data analytics.
    Suggested topics include:
    • Blockchain, Crowdsourcing, RPA (Robotic process automation)
    • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Digital Profiling
    • 5G, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), IOT (Internet of things)
    • Signaling, DPI (Deep Pack Inspection), IP Security
    • Advanced Analytics, ML (Machine Learning)
    • Customer Experience, Customer Journey
  • It should have market potential.
  • There should be a broad sense of execution feasibility. This could mean an idea of required investment, potential proof of concept customer/partner or technology re-use/new development.
  • And of course, it should be creative and demonstrate a unique approach. Wow us!

The timeline

  • Submit your idea – in English please!
    Use the online form to send your proposal before the April 2nd, 2018
  • Become one of five selected finalists
    WeDo will select the best five entries for its shortlist of finalists.
  • Pitch your idea to the WUG Cascais'18 jury
    Present your idea in 6 minutes in English to the WeDo jury.
  • Be a winner
    The jury will select a winner to be announced at the end of the WUG Cascais 2018.

Get ready to pitch!

If you need any help or advice for your pitch, just contact your WeDo Account Manager or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..