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Smartly Outstanding Students Contest: EU-Wettbewerb zu „Smart Everything“

Posted on 20. Februar 2016

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Profil des Ideenwettbewerbs / Competition Profile


Be Smartly OUtstaNDing und nimm teil am EU-weiten Studentenwettbewerb im Rahmen des Projektes Co-FACTOR!

In a world of smart everything…. be Smartly OUtstaNDing! The contest is a European wide students‘ competition and is financed by the European Commission in the framework of the Co-FACTOR project.

Don’t hesitate, let the world of Internet of Things, Smart Devices, Industrie 4.0, Cyber Physical Systems inspire your mind and creativity and participate to this unique challenge!

Take part in the Smartly OUtstaNDing contest and bring in YOUR view on how creative and path-breaking promotion tools for industrial smart components may look like. Use new or traditional media, creative techniques and your imagination. The topic is “smart components”. From there on the page is blank!

Worum geht’s? / What is the contest about?

Co-Factor Project Contest Students ContestThe students contest calls for any outstanding, original and catching idea to explain and advertise “smart components” and include the approaches of the FoF (Factories of the Future) projects of the cluster core.

Proposed solutions may be apps, strategic game, movies, comics, campaigns, etc.

Wer kann teilnehmen? / Who can participate?

The NEW generation of engineers, ICT, business and marketing professionals… did we forget you? Never mind! The only requirement is to be an enrolled student from any European university or technical college.

Co-FACTOR European challenge smartly outstanding contestMAKE SEE through your outstanding promotion tool and GET SEEN by the industrial community!

Registration and submission of the proposals happen via the Co-FACTOR website.

The submission of the final “tool” will depend on the format and sever space will be made available.

 Was gibt es zu gewinnen? / Prizes and Awards

The winners will be presented during an award gala held at the Smart Components Innovation Convention in mid 2016. Prizes will be smart, cunning, somewhat technical.

But that’s not all! Get the chance of traineeships or visits in industrial companies’ facilities to enter the real world of advanced, digitalized engineering and manufacturing.

Wann ist die Deadline? / Deadline and Contest Specifications

The call is open now! Submission deadline is April 30, 2016.

Weiterführende Infos und Kontakt

Find all relevant information in the competition’s FAQs.


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WebseiteSmartly OUtstaNDing Contest
VeranstalterEuropean Commission within the Co-FACTOR project
GewinneSachpreise / Profilbildung / Konferenzteilnahme
Bewerbungsfrist30. April 2016
TeilnahmebedingungenTeilnahmebedingungen als PDF-Dokument
Weiterführende Informationen zur TeilnahmeFlyer als PDF-Dokument