Go Green in the City Global Student Competition 2019 [Fully-Funded Trip to Schneider Electric Global Innovation Summit in Barcelona]

Schneider Electric is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Go Green in the City Global Student Competition. Engineering, Business, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics and other Sciences students worldwide are invited to share their bold ideas to make our cities smarter. Win the trip of a lifetime to Schneider Electric’s Global Innovation Summit in Barcelona!

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition


Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation in Energy Management and Automation. We are always on the lookout for bold ideas that can shape the future of our industries and our company. 

The Go Green in the City challenge is now entering its 9th year running and our 2019 edition is going to be even bigger, better and bolder! We are looking for students like you from around the world who are willing to put their skills and ideas to the test.

Solve one of our four real-life case challenges within energy management or submit your bold idea for efficient energy management in a city environment.

They are looking for students like you from around the world who are willing to put their skills and ideas to the test. Share your bold ideas with them by choosing one category:

  • Sustainability & Access to Energy
  • Buildings of the Future
  • Plants of the Future
  • Grids of the Future

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition Eligibility.

  • Be a Bachelor’s (at least 2nd year) or Master’s student
  • Studying Engineering, Business, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics and other Sciences
  • Location: worldwide (Team members must be studying in the same Region for the duration of the competition.)
  • At least one team member must be a woman, in line with our Diversity & Inclusion philosophy.
  • Be proficient in English (the Grand Finale pitch will be presented in English.)

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition Benefits.

  • 1st Prize
    • The winning team will win job offers from Schneider Electric, and an all-inclusive international trip to two cities of their choice (where Schneider Electric has offices).
  • Global Finalists
    • The Top 8 teams will be invited on a fully sponsored trip to the Schneider Electric Global Innovation Summit in Barcelona to pitch for the Grand Prize. 

      An invitation to interview for Schneider Electric’s Internship Program.
  • Regional Finalists
    • Participants will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric experts to polish their proposals and make it to the Grand Finale!
  • Women in Energy
    • Award One all-female team from the semi-finals will win the Women in Energy Award, securing a place in the finals and cash prize of USD $1,000.

Go Green in the City Global Student Competition Key Dates.

  • Application Phase : 2nd January – 25th May 2019
  • Regional Semi-Finals : 27 May – 14 June 2019
  • Mentoring & Regional Finals : 19 June – 23 August 2019
  • Preparation Phase : 29 August – 28 September 2019
  • Grand Finale : 1 – 5 October 2019

How to Enter Go Green in the City Global Student Competition.

  1. Sign up for the competition by entering your name and email.
  2. Fill out your Profile page.
  3. Form your team on the Team page
  4. Submit a great idea.
  5. Finalize the competition submission by the application deadline.

Apply Here Official Link


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