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to improve passenger information
Through the Rob.In programme, SNCF is reiterating its desire to make passenger information and planning one of the group's areas of excellence within 18 months. To achieve this, SNCF intends to work with innovative startups to improve the tools and processes involved in customer communications.
And this means that there are a very wide range of potential applications! From AI and marketing to Big Data, we'd love to hear any solutions and ideas that could tackle issues linked to passenger information!
Cash prizes of €15,000, €10,000 and €5,000 will be awarded to the three winning startups chosen by the jury.
Read the details of how to take part by clicking here.
Find out about the challenge's themes below
How could you provide personalized information (e.g. alternative journeys) to each passenger?
How could you help passengers to overcome problems in real time?
How could you pass on key information in real time (e.g. pedestrian flows in stations)?
How could you mass distribute information to passengers without knowing their contact details?
How could you reorganize the transport plan in real time in the event of disruption?
How could you quickly inform passengers of the expected time at which normal service will resume in the event of disruption?
Up for grabs for winners
The winning startup at the Passenger Information Sprint will go home with €15,000 in prize money.
The startups that place second and third will receive €10,000 and €5,000 respectively.
All finalists will be invited to the final of the Passenger Information Sprint at Station F. They'll have the chance to present their solution to SNCF top management and employees – the perfect way to gain maximum visibility!
The most innovative startups could be in with a chance to sign a partnership agreement with SNCF to receive funding for a POC.