The “Global University Challenge” is an open innovation competition organized by Siemens Digital Factory and Corporate Technology.

Students from Siemens strategic partner universities worldwide are invited to participate in the “Global University Challenge” to develop innovative ideas and prototypes for the upcoming Siemens Edge ecosystem for factory automation. Students are encouraged to form cross disciplined teams in groups upto a maximum of 3 in order to support creativity and innovation amongst the participants.

The topic of the Global University Challenge is “Automation meets Edge”. The challenge is designed to develop new use cases and solutions for the industrial automation. Teams with the most promising concepts (maximum 10 teams) will be invited to a 5 day event with Siemens in Nuremberg, Germany, where they will be invited to take part in a Hackathon realising their concepts into working prototypes.

Further information can be found in the attachement.