Valeo innovation contest deadline for engineering students nears

  • 15-Nov-2013 01:55 EST
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Engineering students have until Feb. 14, 2014, to submit entries into a contest sponsored by Valeo and designed to bring out the best ideas to make cars more intelligent and intuitive by 2030. The winning team will receive a grant of €100,000, with the first and second runners-up each receiving €10,000. Teams must have between two and five members. Projects will be judged based on the following criteria:

• The idea’s boldness, originality, and innovation

• Importance and relevance of the challenge addressed and inclusion of social needs

• Presentation value of the submission

• Mastery of required technical aspects

• Demonstration of feasibility of the project through the mock-up.

The field will be narrowed to 20 teams in April. Each will receive €5000 to develop a functioning mock-up. The three teams selected as finalists will travel to and room in Paris at Valeo's expense, with the winner to be announced at the Paris Auto Show in October.

The company notes in its description of the contest that it will hire more than 1000 engineers and technicians in each of the next three years.

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