Groupe SEB Tech Challenge 2nd edition
Sustainable innovation: "Design tomorrow's small domestic appliance product that meets the challenges of sustainable development"
Develop sustainable innovation with Groupe SEB
Your mission: devise and design tomorrow's small domestic appliance product !
What does this actually mean?
The Groupe SEB is already firmly committed to designing and manufacturing products developed in accordance with ethical, social and environmental requirements: the Groupe SEB offers high-quality products that last. The Groupe SEB also encourages repairs of its products (10-year repairability commitment) and applies eco-design rules to, among other factors, choosing the materials it uses as part of a circular economy rationale.
Examples include appliances that:
- prevent food wastage,
- produce or consume food items that have a lower environmental impact (e.g. non-animal proteins),
- consume the right amount of energy for the desired function,
- limit or avoid the use of environmentally harmful consumables (e.g. detergent products, cleaning products), etc.
- prevent food packaging (water bottles etc.)
What is this challenge about?
Participating in this challenge provides an opportunity to demonstrate your talents, as well as being an opportunity for you to stand out and engage with the business world. If your team is selected for the final, you will receive:
€1,000 to prototype your project
Support from the Groupe SEB's technical mentors
Support from prototyping specialists
A two-day final in Lyon and a visit to the Groupe SEB's headquarters
Prizes to be won
A two-day final
The semi-finalist teams will be invited to the Groupe SEB's head office near Lyon for two days to take part in the grand final!
Presentation at a marketplace, contact with the Groupe SEB's teams, prototyping at the SEBLab for the finalist teams, etc.
What are you waiting for?