We’re looking for new services, product or business ideas and mobile Apps that address one of our challenges. There is a chance to develop your ideas with global mobility experts and a total of $60,000 (US) in prizes available for the winners!
To provide you a great challenge experience, Ford has collaborated with 100%Open and Devpost – specialists in open innovation challenges, app development, open source software competitions and hackathons.
The Grand Final is taking place on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Detroit.
This is the culmination of the Go Detroit Challenge, which focused on finding new mobility innovations that could enable all Detroiters to travel more easily, safely and reliably.
The Grand Final will showcase the semi-finalists, finalist teams and People’s Choice Award winners, from the Social Entrepreneur and App Developer Tracks. Bill Ford, Executive Chairman Ford Motor Company and Jim Hackett, Chairman Ford Smart Mobility will open the event with a fireside chat about the human impact of mobility and discuss the importance of user-driven innovation. The finalists will then pitch their challenge solutions in front of a live audience and a Judging Panel, comprised of Ford experts, and Detroit business and community leaders.
If you’re an entrepreneur, organization or community group with a great idea for a product, service or business that addresses the challenge
If you’re a developer with a great idea for a new mobility app that addresses the challenge
Social Entrepreneur Submissions Due
January 8, 2017
Social Entrepreneur Prototyping
February 2, 2017
App Developer Submissions Due
February 7, 2017
Grand Final Event
April 4, 2017