Join perth's emerging innovators at the long mile hack pitch night 
As part of West Tech Fest 2021, CERI has invited young technologists, designers, business strategists and creative Innovators to solve real-world challenges in partnership with the City of Nedlands.

CERI has teamed up with the City of Nedlands to identify three core challenges in their strategic development roadmap. Each challenge involves a complex set of problems and requires a unique convergence of disciplines and entrepreneurial thinkers to collaboratively conceptualise creative solutions.

The Long Mile Hack takes place on 2-3 December at CERI and will culminate in a public Pitch Night on 9th December during West Tech Fest.
Come join our inspiring, emerging innovators as they pitch their final ideas 🚀 
We look forward to seeing you at CERI
 Long Mile Hack
final pitch night
Centre for Entrepreneurial Research and Innovation
Level 1, 22 Stirling Highway, Nedlands 6009
 December 9, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM 
Long mile hack challenges
01 Activating Space
Choose a site within the City of Nedlands to create an innovative new design or master plan, emphasising sustainability, community participation and ecological preservation. [a short-list of sites and a guided site tour will be provided in advance of the hackathon]
02 Moving off-the-grid
Using an agreed location in Nedlands, design an off-the-grid energy system and cost benefit analysis for this site, employing Innovative technologies for centralised battery storage, sustainable renewable energy sources, and an accelerated pay-back period that increases the potential ROI.
03 nedlands as a smart city
Using data collated from the City of Nedlands, conduct data modelling for an Integrated Transport Strategy to solve traffic congestion in Nedlands. Leverage innovative technologies, such as cellular and Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN), to connect and improve infrastructure, efficiency, convenience, and quality of life for residents and visitors.
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about ceri 
CERI is a social enterprise supporting the next generation of Western Australia's entrepreneurs. Our programs have been designed to educate and empower early-stage entrepreneurs, PhD students and visionaries within the Western Australian community.

Since opening doors in August 2016, CERI and its Founder, Mr Charlie Bass, have led a passionate vision to catalyse Innovation and entrepreneurship in WA with the goal of enabling the Industries of the Future.

Visit for upcoming program dates.
For further information about CERI or the Long Mile Hack, reach out to our Chief Impact Officer, Jennifer Halton
[email protected]

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