Cutting Edge Award 2023




Short Challenge Summary:

Future visionaries! Ready to shape the world of 2045? STIHL's "Cutting Edge Award 2023" is your golden ticket. Whether you're dreaming of mowing lawns on Mars or envisioning self-sustaining cities, this is your stage.

Key Information

  • Deadline: 19 November 2023
  • Team Size: 1 to 5 persons

Challenge Focus, Goal, and Topic

STIHL is on the hunt for pioneers, tinkerers, and visionaries. They're curious about the world in 2045 and the role STIHL plays in it. Dive into categories like Planet Centricity, Urbanization, and Future Skillsets. Let your imagination run wild!

Prizes and Recognition

Pitch your groundbreaking idea and stand a chance to win €1500 per team. And hey, compared to some other student competitions, that's a pretty sweet deal. But the cherry on top? An exclusive talent support program, "STIHL Pioneers", where a mentor will guide you through your personal development journey.

How Does the Challenge Work

  1. Submission Phase: From 2 June 2023 to 19 November 2023. Register solo or with a team (max 5 members) and submit your idea.
  2. Mentoring Phase: From 27 November 2023 to 7 December 2023. Top ideas get paired with mentors.
  3. Finale: 8 December 2023. Time to pitch your idea and impress the jury!

Who is Available to Participate

All college students with a vision for the future. Whether you're into tech, design, engineering, or philosophy, STIHL wants you!

Short Introduction of the Organizing Company

STIHL, a name synonymous with innovation for over 90 years. Founded by Andreas Stihl in 1926, this powerhouse has been making waves in the world of outdoor power equipment. With a mission to "ease peoples' work with and in nature", STIHL has consistently ranked as America's top-selling brand in its category since 2009.

And there you have it! Ready to make history with STIHL?

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