Go Green in the City Award 2019 ( Win Awards and a Trip to Barcelona )


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 5599

Opportunity Description

Deadline of the application: May 25, 2019                   Regional Semi-final: May 27- June 14, 2019

Mentoring and Regional Final: June 19 – August 23, 2019     Preparation: August 29- September 28, 2019

Final: October 1-5, 2019

If you are able to solve one of live case challenges in energy management or have an idea about efficient energy management in an urban environment, you can apply to Social Innovation Summit to win a fully sponsored trip to the Barcelona and become the winner of magnificent award ever.

You should create a team and submitting an amazing and courageous proposal based on the 4 challenges below:

  • Sustainability and Access to Energy
  • Connectivity: how can be the Buildings of the future, smarter, sustainable and incorporate new technologies?
  • Future:
  • Digital


  • First Prize:Winning team will receive Job offers  from Schneider Electric and all inclusive trip to two other cities where the company has offices
  • Global finalists: fully sponsored trip for top 8 teams to participate in the summit in Barcelona to pitch for the grand prize. In addition and interview invitation for internship program at Schneider Electric
  • Regional Finalists: mentor-ship by Schneider Electric experts to polish their proposal and make it to the grand finale!
  • Women in Energy: A team consisting only females from the semi-finals will win cash prize of 1,000 dollar and Women in Energy Award


  • Fly to Barcelona
  • Coaching opportunity, professional mentoring by Schneider professionals.


  • currently studying in a bachelor’s degree (at least 2nd year) or a master degree student in the field of Engineering, Business, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics and Other Sciences
  • applicants from any country around the world can apply
  • at least one team member must a women.
  • Members of the team must be student in the same country during the competition.
  • Have knowledge of English.


Process of application

To participate in the program, applicants must:

  1. register themselves by creating an account and participate in the short exams. This will enlighten you  how to develop your idea. Participants with the highest scores will be asked to form a group of two, consisting of at least one female in each group. Teammates could be friends or other contestants studying at the same country. The team should prepare a PowerPoint presentation consisting 10 slides of problem statement, differentiation, operational availability, team profile, etc and submit it before May 25, 2019 (11:59 pm UCT+0)
  2. after the semi-finalist are shortlisted and identified, the Schneider Electric will mentor the selected team to polish their proposal. the team need to provide 20 slides expanding the previous presentation.
  3. In June 19 to August 23, 2019 the juries will select the best projects
  4. the 8 final team will be announced and mentored by the Schneider Electric before the trip in Barcelona, Spain
  5. the finalist will fly to Barcelona and pitch their business idea.

Apply online via online application form

For more information please visit Go Green Champs Award

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