The Challenge is an open-innovation platform. A global company presents a real-life challenge it is facing and asks students for their best ideas to solve the problem. Students from any discipline can submit their best idea for a chance to win prizes, tackle real-life problems and of course, have fun! Don't have any tech experience? Don't worry! We can pair you with someone who does. Check out current and past challenges below.

Students from all academic institutions tackle the challenge solo or in a team. Expose yourself to global firms and win prizes.

Review dozens of creative solutions, from different approaches. Become exposed to possible new recruits and promote your brand.

Incorporate The Challenge into your course and have your students work through complex, real world problems in the classroom.

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AI Everywhere by Intel Israel

If you had the knowledge, tools, or skills to create artificial intelligence technology, what would you do? Submit a product or a service idea that utilizes AI to change the world in one of the following fields: health, senior care, education, autonomous driving, manufacturing 4.0 or art.

Give us your best idea and 12,000 nis could be yours!

The 100 million Challenge by Mercedes-Benz 

Participants were asked to submit an idea revolving around the figure 100 million. This could be anything from number of customers to likes on Facebook. Around 30 teams from 12 academic institutions worldwide submitted their ideas. In mid-February 2018, six finalists concluded the first iteration of the challenge with a glamorous finale, in which two students from the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management at Ben-Gurion University won a luxurious trip to Stuttgart, Germany and a chance to present their idea to the company’s higher management.

Data Reimagined by Intel Israel

As part of a strategical challenge, students were asked to utilize Intel’s technologies to use big-data in a way that would create massive positive impact on the world. In conjunction with this challenge, the Center invited Karin Eibshitz Segal, General Manager of Intel Israel Development Center; Prof. Rivka Carmi, President of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; and Prof. Peretz Lavie, President of the Technion to participate in a panel discussion in May of "Trends, Changes & Organizations: The Synergy," led by Prof. Oded Lowengart, Dean of the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management. The Center also welcomed Michal Hovav, Strategic Programs Manger of Intel Israel, who gave a lecture called, "Adapt or Die! The Intel Story."

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