MBUSI Innovation Challenge

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. (MBUSI). Innovation Challenge is an opportunity to engage Alabama’s thriving college and professional startup community to take on critical challenges faced in production flow management, big data efficiencies, and digital communications using creative business strategy, software development, and technology solutions.

For more information about the challenge, please visit their website here.

Registration for this challenge is 100% free! You can do so on their Eventbrite page here.


2018 Competition Prizes 

Student Groups:

  • Prize award of up to $5,000
  • Access to University of Alabama EDGE accelerator/incubator labs

Startups / Professional Groups:

  • A share of up to $50,000 to further develop the concept into a viable technical solution
  • Direct access to a representative with the chance to become a supplier to MBUSI
  • A special invitation opportunity to pitch within Startup Autobahn’s event in Stuttgart, Germany
  • Finalists may qualify to pitch exclusively to a wide audience of industry leaders such as Daimler, AG, Bosch groups.
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