Schneider Electric opened call for ‘Go Green in the City 2018’

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Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, launched the call for Go Green in the City 2018, its global competition in order to find daring ideas and innovative solutions to get more cities Intelligent and more energetically efficient.

Registration is open at the global level and is made through your web site Http://www.gogreeninthecity.com/, where interested parties may view the requirements and ways to participate. The deadline for submitting their ideas is the 1 of June of 2018.

Now in its eighth year, Go Green in the City has become an important event for students of commerce and engineering worldwide. In 2017, it was attended by about 20.000 young innovators from 3.000 universities, in 180 countries, including 58% of women. There is much at stake for the participants of Go Green in the City: consultancies, creation of work networks, travel, monetary prizes and job/commercial opportunities that are looming on the horizon.

In 2018, the competition must attract even more because it has a broader range of topics. Invites students to submit their daring ideas into one of the five categories: sustainability and inclusion, digital economy, supply chain intelligent, cybersecurity, ideas without limits-daring to become organic, that is to say, free theme.

Olivier Blum, Human resources Director of Schneider Electric commented: “Schneider Electric has a daring vision to solve the energy paradoxes of our planet. Go Green in the City was designed as a platform for young innovators to become part of that vision. Therefore, helping students develop their innovative ideas to get new sustainable solutions that serve as a point of support in our industry is the best way for us to accelerate positive change. “