Elitmind won the third edition of Urban Quest

Elitmind won the third edition of Urban Quest, a competition seeking innovation in the PropTech sector!

Urban Quest is an Acceleration Program in the PropTech industry in Central Europe. Partners of the program are Skanska, Business Link and Microsoft, who are looking for new and unusual ideas for shaping office space. The winner of this year's edition is Elitmind which offers business solutions for building analytics.

The main objective of Urban Quest is to develop innovative products that will positively affect the development of the real estate sector and contribute to increasing the comfort of using office buildings. This year, 36 companies from 5 countries entered Urban Quest.

The winner of this year's edition is Elitmind offering business solutions for building analytics based on data analysis and artificial intelligence. The awarded company will start cooperation with Skanska and Microsoft in order to prepare the concept of testing its solution later this year on a selected office project of the developer. The solution will be based on Microsoft's cloud. It will also be able to present its product at a conference attended by Microsoft’s partners and customers. Business Link, on the other hand, will enable the winner to use its working spaces. 

The finalists honored in the Urban Quest competition also included:

  • Spantium - a mobile application designed as a platform for presenting architectural projects. It enables, among others, presenting a project, which is to be built, in its location in 1:1 scale thanks to the Augmented Reality technology​ or presenting a building using a 3D model, visualization, description, photos, 360 virtual walks or AR technology.
  • Pragmasoftanalysis of office space use efficiency based on infrared cameras, which also provides information about space occupancy, users' working style, room temperature and air quality.
  • ProperGate - enables more efficient management of on-site delivery logistics, including just-in-time delivery and scheduling of cooperation with subcontractors. It also provides monitoring of CO2 emissions generating reports for certification.

Urban Quest opens up a spectrum of new Prop-Tech solutions that we can implement on Business Link in future.