How to participate
Read the IT Challenge rules carefully
Create an account via the “Join the competition” section
Register your team composed by a minimum of 2 members and a maximum of 4. You will need your university email to create an account so make sure you have one.
Find a brilliant concept related to Machine Learning for Sustainability and submit your idea
The IT Challenge organizing committee will offer to all the members of the winning team and the two finalist teams the possibility of applying for an IT Challenge-fast track internship to work within Atos on subject areas relating to their projects.
The Final Jury selects one winning team and two finalist teams:
The winning team will receive €10,000 to help them bring their app to the market and the two finalists respectively €5,000 and €3,000. This will be an amazing opportunity to kick start your career!
Note: The organizing committee reserves the right not to select any winner should the final solution presented fail to meet basic admissibility criteria as per the Jury’s reasonable judgment. The organizing committee reserves the right to modify or substitute any of the above prizes (for other prizes of equivalent value).
The First Jury takes place in December. At the end of the day, 15 teams are shortlisted for the development phase.
The Final Jury in May decides on the 3 winning teams.
This First Jury takes place after the submission of ideas period ends. It is made up of members of the Atos Scientific Community. The Atos Scientific Community is comprised of the best 100 Business Technologists from within the organization. They are “creator of change”, making sure that whenever Atos client choose to work with the company, they always get the best solution available by taking a proactive approach to identify and anticipate game changing technologies. They are the main contributors of Ascent – Atos Thought Leadership publications.
This Jury is made of Atos Top Executives and Experts on the year’s theme: Machine Learning for sustainability. They select the winning and the two finalist teams that will be invited to attend the Awards Ceremony. They expect to be blown away by the teams’ presentations!
Each of the shortlisted teams get a coach assigned to support them during the Development Phase of the IT Challenge. The coaches all belong to Atos Scientific Community. The coaches provide help with technical and business insights, as well as advice to improve their all-important presentation skills necessary for business in the technology world.
The Scientific Community has 110 members from all geographies where Atos operates representing a rich mix of skills and backgrounds.
Fancy some tips from the 2018 coaches when developing your application?