Airbus Fly Your Ideas Challenge

The challenge for participating teams is to develop creative ideas that can shape the future of aviation and deliver a further reduction in the industry’s impact on the environment.

Category Other Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Students, Three-Stage, Onymous
Genre Environment
Country France
Registration Deadline 1 December 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 8 December 2008 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility College and university students from around the world, studying a Bachelor, Masters or PhD from any academic discipline

Description
The project does not have to be technical in nature or scope, and could include areas such as new materials, systems, alternative energy or other technologies, as well as aircraft design concepts and operational performance, manufacturing and assembly or business performance (IT, Supply Chain, Marketing etc).
The winning teams will be those whose ideas demonstrate the greatest short or long term potential to reduce the impact of our industry on the environment.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
First Team Prize: € 30,000
Runner-up Team Prize: € 15,000
Employee’s Choice Team Prize: € 5,000

Entry Fee
None

Entries
For Round 1: Project Objectives and Project Outline and Project Methodology (each max 300 words – worth 20 points total)
For Round 2 (the top 100 selected teams): Project Submission (up to 5,000 words) and Video Presentations (5 mins max)
For Round 3 (the top 5 selected teams): The final presentations (between 45-60 minutes) and the discussion

Timetable
Round 1: 01.12.08
Round 2: 31.03.09
Round 3 - The Final: 18.06.09 in Paris
Awards Event: 19.06.09 in Paris

Organizer
Airbus

Official Website
http://www.airbus-fyi.com/