Big data for railway processes, products and services - RULES OF THE COMPETITION

Date: 25 January 2023

Event: External activities 

Domaine: Transport & logistics 

About project: STARS 


The “Hack&Match” events represent an integral part of the assistance process delivered by the STARS project partners, as we plan to accompany the more traditional SMEs to these events not just with “needs” but with potential solutions.
Open to European more traditional SMEs, European tech-savvy SMEs, technology centres, academia, students, mobility associations, etc.
For the second Hack&Match, we decided to focus on: “Big data for railway processes, products and services”.
Participation is free of charge and 100% online


Participating in the STARS Hack&Match events represent:
For more traditional European SMEs operating or wishing to operate in the Railway and Multimodality sector an opportunity to get an overview of different advanced technologies that can be implemented on their companies to develop new features/innovations in their products/services, increase productivity, reduce costs, develop new digital business models and facilitate their green transition.
For tech-savvy SMEs an opportunity to promote their solutions/knowledge and open up new potential collaboration.


December 12th, 2022 – January 5th, 2023
Call for challenges
Registration form available here:
Target: in priority traditional SMEs operating/wishing to operate in the Railway and Multimodality sector

January 9th -23d, 2023
Call for solutions
Registration form will be available from 9th of January on the STARS website
Target: in priority Tech-savvy SMEs operating/wishing to operate in the
Railway and Multimodality sector

January 25th - 27th
Launch of the Hack&Match event : Kickoff meeting & teamwork part
Each participant will have two full days to discover the other SMEs in its team
and to exchange with them in order to solve together the challenge they chose.
The project partners as well as several experts in Big Data for railways will be
present throughout the Hack&Match event to help, support and challenge the
participants in their collaborative innovation process.