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UAE-Based Gulftainer Launches Global Startup Port Logistics Challenge

The challenge is led by Gulftainer and US-based global accelerator program Global Silicon Valley labs (GSVLabs).

UAE-based ports management company Gulftainer has announced a global startup challenge focused on ports logistics and operations. The challenge is open to startups from all across the world to chime in and submit their proposals and smart solutions to disrupt and refine the industry.

Gulftainer has partnered with global accelerator platform Global Silicon Valley labs (GSVlabs) to invite startups to innovate within unique categories such as artificial intelligence, drones, robotics, blockchain and data analytics.

“Our aim is to seek entrepreneurs and unconventional thinkers, with a vision for the future, to chase groundbreaking innovation in technology areas that will transform the industry,” says Peter Richards, group CEO of Gulftainer.

Nikhil Sinha, CEO of GSVlabs, commented on the collaborative initiative stating: “The Future of Ports Startup Challenge is coming at a time when the supply chain and logistics industry is ripe for innovation. The application of AI, Robotics, Cloud and Blockchain technologies will be a driver of innovation in the industry and this challenge is the perfect opportunity to source and uncover the most promising startups that are poised to lead in this space.”

Applications are open now until August 15th. Once the proposals have been evaluated by an appointed committee, the winning startups will present their proposals to the port industry heavyweights and leaders from across the world in an event set to take place on November 5th, 2020. You can apply now right here. 

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