Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, the Seeker for this Challenge, produces a wide range of products for commercial and private customers and is continually seeking to offer more comfort as well as useful features to make the work day easier, business run better, and spare time and holidays more enjoyable.
They are seeking ideas and concepts for inspiring new features that are affordable, modular, sustainable, and easy to install. All ideas are welcome – smart ideas for single features, concepts for modular systems, and even software or apps that make using the vehicles more enjoyable and efficient.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Challenge 2021 Details
The Seeker is looking for novel ideas and concepts for new features like these that they can utilize over their range of vehicle offerings. While there are several commercially available packages that address some of these areas, the packages are usually quite expensive and tied to a particular vehicle.
The focus of this Challenge is on affordable solutions that can be easily installed and transferred between vehicles and into different vehicle types. All ideas are welcome, from single ideas to concepts for complete systems and even for software or apps.
Who can enter?
This is an external challenge only. Employees of the Volkswagen Group and its subsidiaries are ineligible to participate or receive awards for this Challenge.
Challenge Entry fee
The competition is free to enter.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Challenge Prizes
There is a guaranteed award. The award(s) will be paid to the best submission(s) as solely determined by the Seeker. The total payout will be $10,000, with at least one award being no smaller than $5,000 and no award being smaller than $1,000.
The Solvers are not required to transfer exclusive intellectual property rights to the Seeker. Rather, by submitting a proposal, the Solver grants to the Seeker a royalty-free, perpetual, and non-exclusive license to use any information included in this proposal, including for promotional purposes.
Submissions to this Challenge must be received by 11:59 PM (US Eastern Time) on 05-Apr-2021. Late submissions will not be considered.
After the Challenge deadline, the Seeker will complete the review process and make a decision with regards to the Winning Solution(s). All Solvers that submit a proposal will be notified on the status of their submissions; however, no detailed evaluation of individual submissions will be provided.
The registration period ends on 05-Apr-2021
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