Students can sign up for the Valeo Innovation Challenge

Students can sign up for the Valeo Innovation Challenge

Students from all over the world can apply to participate in the 5th Global Valeo Innovation Challenge before March 30. It provides students from all over the world with opportunities to create their own start-ups and develop innovative ideas.

In the Valeo Innovation Challenge, a team of two to five people (including teachers or professors) developed an innovation that fits one of the three electrification problems in the automotive industry today: car electrification, self-driving cars or Digital mobility.

Nearly 650 teams from 72 countries, from more than 350 universities and colleges, have decided to participate in the fifth edition of the project. Register through the website: You can register before March 30 this year.

In the first stage of the competition, students will have to develop innovative projects and business models for start-ups. Entrepreneur experts and Valeo representatives from all over the world will select the last nine teams. They will get the support of experts-the necessary knowledge about the automotive industry, technology, business models, etc. This will enable them to effectively improve their presentations.

Then, the nine selected teams will present themselves in the finals in Paris in the fall of 2018. Each team will have five minutes to convince the jury by showing videos, prototypes, experiments or other materials.

A jury composed of technical and business leaders and Valeo representatives will select three winning teams.

The prize pool among the winners is 200,000. Euro (one main winner and two finalists will be selected) and will be used to develop their business. The three start-ups resulting from the project will also receive direct support from Valeo experts, and the company will account for 5% of these three start-ups. share it.

Last year’s Valeo Innovation Challenge attracted nearly 5,000 students from all over the world, representing 700 universities and colleges from 80 countries, and created more than 1,600 teams. The team from Poland was one of the winning teams.

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