Miami-Dade Innovation Authority Launches Second Public Innovation Challenge in Collaboration with Miami International Airport

Initiative makes six-figure equity investments across early-to-growth stage companies with innovative technology to improve passenger experience in the areas of accessibility, navigation, and sustainability.


MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Miami-Dade Innovation Authority, Inc. (“MDIA”), a nonprofit that works to strengthen the relationship between local government and technology companies as a way to improve the quality of life for Miami-Dade County residents, today launched its second Public Innovation Challenge.

Kicking off Thursday, December 7, MDIA is seeking proposals from both local and global technology companies that offer new and creative solutions to improve the airport experience for both passengers and staff across several specific focus areas. In collaboration with Miami International Airport (MIA) and Miami-Dade County, MDIA will select at least three (3) early-to-growth stage technology start-ups and provide $100,000 in funding to each company to support testing of solutions at the airport, so they can be scaled to airports globally afterwards.

The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, January 19, 2024.

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