Valeo has announced the eight teams that will be moving on to the final round of the third Valeo Innovation Challenge. Selected by 70 international experts, the finalists will go to Paris to present their projects to the Innovation Challenge jury in a bid to win first prize on October 14th.
A total of 1,344 teams from 795 schools in 65 different countries proposed projects and prototypes for this third Challenge to create solutions that will make cars smarter, cleaner and more intuitive between now and 2030.
The eight finalist teams come from Germany, France, Turkey, Japan and the USA. The jury will award two grand prizes of €100,000 to the top teams in each of the two categories, as well as two other prizes of €10,000 for each of the runners up.
The Valeo Innovation Challenge is part of Valeo's approach to open, agile and digital innovation focused on sustainable mobility.