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Now in its seventh edition, Future Generation is the ultimate engineering competition for students currently enrolled in a university course. It an opportunity for undergraduate and postgraduate students to display and present their innovative projects and talents to the visitors of Middle East Energy, formerly known as Middle East Electricity.
2020 theme: Future Cities: Digitalisation, Mobility and Sustainability
Students from all disciplines are invited to enter, provided the above theme is being addressed. As a guide, projects can cover (but are not limited to) the following areas:
Energy & Digitalisation
Digitalization is changing our world and the energy sector is transforming rapidly - from, building engineers empowered to take a more targeted, data driven approach, to automation improving productivity, measurement and efficiency - the applications are endless. Can you deliver the next big digital idea to transform the sector?
Energy & Mobility
From autonomous vehicles, electric powertrains, vehicle sharing and other advances, urban cities mobility is expected to look very different in the upcoming decades bringing cleaner air and making commuting journeys easier for millions. If you can see a faster, cleaner and better way to get people moving, this is the category for you!
Energy & Sustainability
As cities swell, pressure on vital resources like water and energy will become ever greater. The pressure is on to deliver sustainable energy sources that are cost efficient and able to sustain the needs of current and future generations. Can you help accelerate the transition towards a greener future?
Past winners include:
Unfortunately, submissions are closed for this year. Register now to support the selected students this year.
Competition open to undergraduate and postgraduate students in the Middle East (Egypt, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain)
First Judging Round
All submitted entries will be reviewed individually by the panel of judges and will form the basis for the shortlisted projects, which will be announced Wednesday 5th February 2020.
Second Judging Round – at Middle East Energy 2020
Display your project:
Present Your Project:
The winners will be announced on Thursday 5th March 2020 at 4pm and will be presented with trophies.
“This was by far the best student competition I have participated in (having already participated in a few), because unlike the other competitions (where usually the audience are people from academia) a large portion of the audience were people from the industry.”
Osman Lutfi Ahmed
Project: Photovoltaic Energy for Seawater Desalination in UAE
Abu Dhabi University