Ingenuity Cup 2021 | Competition Schedule

  • March 5

    Registration Open

    Official announcement to our ecosystem of approximately 8,000 entrepreneurs and corporate intrapreneurs from 40+ countries.

  • April 21

    World Innovations Day | Imagination turns into Innovation

    Let us celebrate ingenuity and creativity – the biggest difference between humanity and robotics. We may get to nearly 100% automation; industrial automation, office automation, and any other repeatable job. By then Ingenuity and Creativity will remain to be our biggest assets. Let’s cultivate, develop embrace and seriously enhance our most important talent.

    This online event is aimed at everyone who wants to turn imagination into innovation and wants to bring “outside of the box” thinking into their company.

    April 21

  • April 21

    Competition Deadline

    Finalists who join the competition will be informed by end of day on April 21.

  • April 26 - 30

    Team Education

    A one-week innovation training provided by BlueCallom.

    To ensure all teams have a rather equal chance to win, BlueCallom provides a one-week innovation training. The training will share the latest know-how in innovation techniques, mechanism tools, success stories, and more using the BlueCallom DEEP software.

    April 26 - 30

  • May 3

    Competition Starts

    Innovation competition officially starts.
    Each week top innovation managers and mentors will provide 2-hour guidance and support. Those who want to work on their own can obviously do so.

  • May 5 - June 16

    Weekly Progress Update

    In the spirit of open innovation, and in Elon Musk’s style, the Ingenuity Cup team will report the latest updates from the innovation teams and feedback from the market including weekly trend analysis based on KPI achievements and external inputs.

    May 5 - June 16

  • June 17

    Competition Finish Line

    This is the last day of the competition. All teams who achieved the goal of a genuinely groundbreaking innovation will now prepare for the rewards ceremony.

  • June 22

    Awards Ceremony

    Teams will present their innovation to the public and a juror. The public and juror will decide the final winners. Following presentations, awards will be presented to the teams and celebrate their successes.

    There will be two Award Ceremonies to accommodate the teams from both the Americas and EMEA/Asia. Registration for the events will open soon.

    June 22