What is Mercedes Benz In-Car Gaming Challenge 2019?
Daimler AG invites applications from innovators around the world for the Mercedes Benz In-Car Gaming Challenge 2019. Participants need to submit creative ideas or concepts to shape the future of in-car gaming. The challenge is open to everyone above the age of 18 - whether it is a student, a gamer, designer, or developer - and participants can apply as individuals, in teams of up to 5 members, and even Startups.
There are three open categories in the challenge. Participants can choose any of the three to submit their ideas or concepts:
Passenger Car - Create the perfect in-car gaming experience in a Mercedes-Benz vehicle.
Bus - Develop a gaming concept for bus-passengers to allow total immersion while being on a journey.
Mobile App - Develop a concept of a gaming app in the context of driving one of the Mercedes-Benz vehicles
Who is offering this scholarship?
The challenge is organized by Daimler AG, one of the world's most successful automotive companies.
Who can apply for this scholarship?
What are the benefits?
1st Prize: GBP 5000 + Tickets for ESL Tournament*
2nd Prize: GBP 3000 + Tickets for ESL Tournament*
3rd Prize: GBP 2000 + Tickets for ESL Tournament*
Participants entering the mentoring and final stage of the challenge will also get their travel expenses reimbursed up to a maximum amount per person
*ESL Tournament is an International Gaming Tournament organized by ESL Gaming, Germany.
#GBP refers to Great Britain Pound (£). GBP 1 = Indian National Rupee (INR) 90.61 as on March 29, 2019
How can you apply?
To register for the challenge, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Go to the challenge homepage.
Step 2: Click on 'Participate'.
Step 3: Fill in the requested details to create your profile.
Step 4: Submit your ideas/concepts before the application deadline
What are the important dates?
Launch Date: March 22
Ideation Phase: March 22 - May 16
Voting Phase: May 17 - June 2
Finalists Announcement: June 3
Mentoring Phase: June 4 - June 25
Final Event: June 26
Up to INR 455640
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