Valeo Innovation Challenge 2018

Entries are now invited for the fifth Valeo Innovation Challenge. Students from all over the world are welcome to innovate and develop their entrepreneurial spirit, as the Challenge offers the platform to create start-ups. The deadline is on March 30, 2018.

The aim of the competition is to reward innovative project, whether it is a technological innovation or an idea for new ways to use cars. Valeo is an automotive supplier and partner to automakers worldwide. As a technology company, they design solutions for smart mobility, with particular focus on intuitive driving and reducing CO2 emmisions.

The participants will have to propose new solutions in one of the following categories:

  • Vehicle electrification
  • Autonomous vehicle
  • Digital mobility

At the end of the competition the sum of EUR 200,000 will be shared among 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams.

Main criteria

  • The contest is open to students worldwide who have completed their high school education, from any discipline, and to teachers (max. of one teacher per team), with one entry per person;
  • Entrants must compete in teams made up of between two and a maximum of five people;
  • Teams can take part in the challenge by presenting a relevant, innovative project in English by submitting a mp4 video pitch (max. 3 minutes long) that explains the project in a clear and audible way; accompanied by 5 slides describing the composition of the team, the problem identified, the existing or known solutions, the proposed technical solution, the target market and the business model.


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