Innovate Cities is looking for Innovators who can provide secure access to physical spaces. Verify the identity of persons attempting to enter the space. Provide access to trusted identities and prevent access to untrusted identities. Track who is in the space and for how long.


Innovate Cities would like to invite successful Innovators to join the ecosystem and integrate their technology into CommunityHub to be considered for all future deployments. Access control capabilities will be deployed at one or more Centre of Excellence locations as well as upcoming opportunities in Logistics and Data Centre facilities.


The deadline to apply is April 10th, 2020. The deadline has been extended to April 30th, 2020! Applications for this call will be processed on a rolling basis, with opportunities for a pilot deployment in Centres of Excellence available immediately.

Selection Criteria

Submissions will be evaluated based on security, accuracy of identification, interoperability with other systems, compatibility with various types of spaces, intrusiveness to the base building, and cost effectiveness.

How to Apply

Innovators will apply through UPPlift. Log in or register at then navigate to Programs > Innovate Cities to apply.

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