Call for Applications: Schneider Go Green 2021 (Middle East & Africa)

At Schneider Electric we believe that energy is a basic human right and we are dedicated to furthering mankind through new technologies. As a major player in Energy Management and Industrial Automation, we see an urgent need for bold ideas that can re-shape a smarter and more sustainable future for both: our industry and our company.  This is where we want your help! Schneider Go Green, together with AVEVA, is looking for game changers around the world who are daring to disrupt and to put their skills to the test and push the boundaries of digital transformation in Energy Management. Submit your bold idea related to one of our five segments within energy management! 

So #WhatsYourBoldIdea?

Middle East & Africa’s Timeline

  • Application Phase
    Sep 8, 2020 – Feb 15, 2021Register on the platform, choose a competition category and submit your most innovative idea!
  • Pre-screening and Mentoring
    Feb 16, 2021 – Apr 5, 2021Opportunity to connect with SE experts to turn your idea into a suitable solution.
  • Regional FinalsApr 7, 2021Pitch your idea to our jury panel consisting of major SE decision-makers.
  • Global FinalsJun 2021Pitch your idea to our jury panel consisting of major SE decision-makers.

Categories

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 Access to Energy

Enable universal access to energy in an environmentally sustainable manner.

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Homes of the Future

Can homes be smarter, more sustainable and incorporate new technologies?

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Plants of the Future

Apply IoT, AI, Machine Learning and more to the industries of the present or future.

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Grids of the Future

Imagine the future of energy management and distribution!

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De[coding] the Future

Envision future approaches to design, engineering and construction of assets and infrastructure.

Global winners will be awarded a trip to one of the following cities: Boston (USA)London (UK)New Delhi (India)Paris (France), or Shanghai (China) – visit SE’s offices, network with employees and interact with high level management

Virtual Global Finals

June, 2021 – Online

Our top teams are invited to attend the Virtual Global Finals of Schneider Go Green 2021! This is your chance to shine and be bold! Each team will have the chance to pitch their bold idea in a 15-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of Q&A with the jury made up of Schneider Electric’s senior management. Depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 situation in the world, and with the health and safety of all students, judges and other stakeholders as our top priority, the Global Finals will be held either online or in-person. Details to follow!

In Collaboration with AVEVA

AVEVA is a global leader in engineering and industrial software driving digital transformation across the entire asset and operations life cycle of capital-intensive industries. The company’s engineering, planning and operations, asset performance, and monitoring and control solutions deliver proven results to over 16,000 customers across the globe. Its customers are supported by the largest industrial software ecosystem, including 4,200 partners and 5,700 certified developers. AVEVA is headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with over 4,400 employees at 80 locations in over 40 countries.

For more information please open this link

https://gogreen.se.com/en/challenges/2021-middle-east-africa?lang=en