Ho ngoc viet Hoang, Yudhiesh Ravindranath, Wenxuan Yang and others are enlisted in the challenge
Register on the platform, choose a competition category and submit a 10 slide proposal deck in English (PPT or PDF format), addressing the following:
Regional judges will review submitted proposals then vote on the top student teams (up to 10 teams chosen per region) to receive mentorship on the following criteria:
Selected teams will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric professionals to improve on their solution and polish their proposals. Teams will be expected to submit a 20-slide deck, by the end of the mentoring phase, expanding upon their previous submission with additional appendices (Including an idea synopsis of up to 800 words, CVs, etc.).
The regional finals will provide teams the opportunity to pitch their business ideas virtually to a panel of judges. After deliberation, each regional jury will select a single team to progress to the global finals. The winners of the Women in Energy Award will also progress to the global finals.
Selection will be based on the following criteria:
Once the final eight teams have been announced, each team will be prepared by Schneider Electric experts to further develop their innovative solution and prepare for the final event. Teams will have a few weeks to practice and perfect their pitch before the global finals.
Each team will have the chance to pitch their business idea in a 15-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of Q&A to a panel of judges made up of Schneider Electric’s senior management. The top team will be selected on the following criteria: