DANISH SOUND IS SPONSORING THE OI-X COMPETITION WHERE STUDENTS CAN WIN 50,000 DKK AND RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

Open Innovation X (Oi-X) is a new sponsor-based initiative at DTU aimed at all students from higher educations interested in working on challenges provided by industry. Students can try their developer skills in collaboration with Danish companies and strengthen their education and career. Prizes of 50.000 DKK total will be rewarded to the best ideas and teams. Furthermore, particular promising projects can be rewarded a scholarship. Afterwards you have the opportunity to start-up your own business or continue in a venture with the company. Read more about Oi-X here.

In line with the network’s strategic focus on fostering entrepreneurship and optimizing talent development, Danish Sound is offering a special Danish Sound Price of 2,500 DKK for winning teams of the Widex and Oticon challenges on “Activity tracking services for the elderly” and “Enhanced user experience with learning hearing devices”. Read more about the challenges here.

The Oi-X developer weekend - kick-off takes place at DTU Skylab on October 30th to November 1st 2015. Here you will get the chance to take a deep dive into the challenge and in teams collaborate on a solution. On the afternoon of Friday 13th of November the Oi-X final will take place. All the ideas and projects from Oi-X15 will be pitched and the winners will be announced.

You have different possibilities to participate in Oi-X. You can register by one of following options:

  •        Oi-X developer (students – individuals or already established teams – interested in participating in the challenges)
  •        Oi-X spectator (students and non-students interested in taking part of the Oi-X final 2015)

Sign up here.

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