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OPEN INNOVATION

CHALLENGE

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PARTNERS:

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CHALLENGE
OVERVIEW

Are you an innovative startup with Robotics/ AR,VR / Data Security technologies that has the potential to revolutionize the logistics industry?

Kia PBV and UPS Israel wish to address the main pain points throughout the delivery journey. 

By participating in this challenge, you'll have the opportunity to explore a PoC with the industry leaders. The winning startup will be awarded with the chance to not only work with these leaders but also be accepted into Quantum SPARK PoC Runway Program. 

 

Who should apply? 

Startups in the logistics / robotics/ AR VR / Data security industry with a MVP+, HW/SW.

*Give priority to companies in the examples topics below, while also considering other options.

The application should include a deck with focus on:

  • The pain point you solve

  • What are the existing solutions 

  • What will be improve with your solution 

  • How to evaluate your technology (high level PoC process)

WHO WE ARE?

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KIA PBV
The Kia PBV Business Team identifies clients in the mobility and delivery industries across the world and offers diverse solutions and services to realize customer value based on PBV(Purpose Built Vehicles). It establishes business models through these activities.
A Purpose-Built Vehicle, or PBV, is a vehicle with flexible platform with a variety of creative service solutions on board that best serve purpose of customers. We are visioning the future where with the autonomous driving onboard, PBV operates in synergy with robotics, air mobility, smart cities.

 
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UPS Israel
UPS Israel operates a modern, convenient facility right at the end of the runway of Ben-Gurion International Airport with over 200 distribution vans and over 900 employees.
UPS is a global logistics and package delivery company that operates in more than 220 countries and territories around the world.The company offers a wide range of services, including package delivery, freight shipping, logistics and supply chain management, and e-commerce solutions. Its package delivery services include ground, air, and international delivery options.
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Optimized cargo handling
- Optimized cargo space to lower cost based on enhance usability/ cargo space
-  Minimized burden on vehicle’s AER  (weight/battery of solution)

TOPICS EXAMPLES

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Cargo Scanning
- Monitor cargo to ensure/update status during loading/unloading, transit
- SCM enhanced by connectivity (automatic scan/status update)
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Loading/Unloading Assistance
Facilitate loading & stacking, retrieval from storage & unloading.
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Logistics Robots
New functions and services for Spot
- Robots (Spot) will overcome delivery conditions, including stairs, bumps and elevators, to reach the final destination.

- Robots (Spot) will hand over the delivery goods at the final destination.
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VR/AR solutions
Optimized the workflow of the delivery drivers & warehouse employees using VR\AR.
 
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Data Security In Supply Chain
Solutions in the field of unauthorized access, cyberattacks, data breaches and API protection.
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Smart Fulfilment Center
Facilitate robot operations in fulfillment center (e.g. inspection, cargo handling) based on connection to fulfillment center management system.
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TIMELINE

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