Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 13612
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required

Opportunity Description

Siemens Design Challenge is created for young engineers who are focusing on reducing poverty and solving one of the world challenges. The challenge provides applicants with a platform to increase what is humanly possible, making new spaces to dream, enhance, and promote new solutions through achieving sustainable development goals. The program invites everyone, not only engineers from any part of the world, to create their solutions for making the society’s situation better, solve one of the biggest problems of the world and access to Siemens software and technologies.


Key dates:

  • Deadline: 4 May 2020
  • Second phase announcement: 14 May 2020
  • Submission deadline: 22 June 2020
  • Third phase announcement: 13 July 2020
  • Deadline of final submission: 4 August 2020
  • Result announcement: 1 September 2020


  • 10000 USD Dollars as Cash prize
  • Opportunity to visit the Siemens USA CERO
  • Access to other industry events

Location: USA


  • Applicants need to provide a text-based application, describe the problem with a solution.
  • Introduce your team and your product concept in a short video about 60 sec.
  • Needs of your end-user research.
  • Your concept should be designed in 3D CAD
  • Make clear your design according to the research you have performed and what is your justification for your decisions.
  • Your work simulation.
  • Explain your proposed solution in a short video.

Statement of your problem:

  • Design your solution to reduce the farm to table food loss in lower resource settings that lack electricity.

Checklist of design challenge submission:

  • Create your account as a member of the engineering for change (E4C) website
  • Make familiar yourself with the resource section in:
    • SDGs and 50 Breakthroughs
    • Materials provided by Engineering for Change and Siemens
  • Find a problem or opportunity with solutions.
  • Find the required documents of the design parameters.
  • Add your team with different background.

How to apply:

Create your account here

Visit Siemens Design Challenge website for further details and info

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