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24 hours – hands-on challenges – 3.000 euros for the 3 winning teams

At the DIGITAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE, highly motivated students of computer science, mathematics, statistics, physics, electrical engineering, socioinformatics and mechanical engineering develop innovative and sustainable software solutions for corporate partners' actual challenges as part of INFORMATIK 2021. 

Within 24 hours, the teams of 3-5 people create executable software solutions for the challenges, which are previously defined by the industry partners, are to be solved by newly programmed software and are to contribute to the sustainability goals of the United Nations.

The DIGITAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE enables intensive networking between companies and students. The company partners can present themselves in the innovative environment of INFORMATIK 2021 and become better acquainted with the students; the students gain insights into the work areas, fields of activity and corporate culture of the challenge partners while solving real software problems. 

In addition, a cash prize of 3.000 euros will be awarded to the best three teams.