DHL Innovation Award
Innovative ideas, sustainable and efficient logistics concepts – these are the driving forces behind the DHL Innovation Award. The motto for 2012 is "Logistics 2050 – from science fiction to reality". During the DHL Innovation Day, DHL Solutions & Innovations honors the most innovative and promising logistics solutions designed for use in the real world of business. Since 2008, the DHL Innovation Award has been awarded on an annual basis primarily to junior scientists as well as to dedicated employees and companies in recognition of their innovative spirit of research. Development partners will be recognized once again as well.
DHL Innovation Award 2012: Logistics 2050 – from science fiction to reality
As the world´s leading logistics group, Deutsche Post DHL actively promotes innovative applications and technologies in the logistics industry. The DHL Innovation Day was created to highlight the significant role that innovations play at Deutsche Post DHL as well as in the logistics sector overall. In addition, promoting innovations is a valuable component of the Corporate Strategy 2015.
You are an ambitious young scientist and are prepared to take on the challenge? You are a college senior or a postgraduate student, research assistant or entrepreneur? And you have worked in-depth on forward-looking innovations for the logistics industry in a research paper or business plan? Then participate in the DHL Innovation Award for the most innovative young scientist.
The submissions to the competition will be judged by a renowned jury composed of decision makers from R&D, business and politics. The most innovative junior scientist/entrepreneur will also receive an attractive monetary prize to complement the award.
1st place: €5,000
Date of award presentation:
March, 15 2012
DHL Solutions & Innovations
DHL Innovation Center
Participation in the DHL Innovation Award
For the DHL Innovation Award, we are looking for ambitious young scientists and entrepreneurs. As a master's or PhD candidate, a research assistant or an entrepreneur, you should have intensely worked on a logistics-related academic research project or business plan.
Creative solutions that are focused on customer needs have the best chance of winning. It is a prerequisite to not only present the theoretical approach, but also provide some initial assumptions on the market potential of the solution. The submission of a business plan will increase your chances of winning. A panel of experts from R&D, politics and business will evaluate the entries. The application period for the Innovation Award 2012 is from November, 1 to December, 31 2012.