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The challenge: design the car of the future

Engineering students, listen up: here's your chance to design a revolutionary car for the future and win a €100,000 prize.

Engineering students, listen up: here's your chance to design a revolutionary car for the future and win a €100,000 prize. 

The Valeo Innovation Challenge (hosted by automotive supplier Valeo) is looking for "bold, revolutionary solutions", which must be submitted by February 14.

Twenty projects selected for the prototyping phase will receive €5,000 for further development. Three semi-finalists will be chosen, and the winning team will be announced in September. 

So far 300 teams from 40 countries and representing 254 universities have signed up - will you be joining that number?

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