Develop tomorrow's digital solutions for a transition of printed electronics today!
Win prices worth EUR 5,000 plus follow-up contracts by sponsors:
05th May 2022, Receive challenges in the virtual kick-off
05th May - 07th May 2022 Prototype preparation time
07th May 2022, Finals Heidelberg, DE @ PECon Recruiting Fair 2022 & virtually
DATATHON IN PRINTED ELECTRONICS
VIRTUAL & HEIDELBERG, DE MAY, 07, 2022
What is the PECon.prototype.club?
PECon.prototype.club is an international innovation and developer competition (aka “Hackathon extended”) with a focus on experts in digitization, business modeling and rapid prototyping in the printed electronics world
PECon.prototype.club as part of the prototype.club network is a new form of tendering for follow-up business contracts: No slides but prototypes! Upfront, Sponsors have to agree to support after the prototype competition the winning team till MVP phase! More details are below!
PECon.prototype.club will take place in virtual (start) and Heidelberg, DE (virtual and physical finals parallel to the PECon trade fair for the printed electronics industry)
PECon.prototype.club - Whats different to a normal hackathon?
A "real business opportunity"
The ideal cycle looks like this: the problem is addressed by companies, excellent prototypes are built in two-day sprints and the winning solution is commissioned after the sprint by the initial company for the 100-day MVP!
In other words: you tendered for a follow-up contract by your prototype!
→ application → selection → participation in prototype competition → contacts to clients → follow-up contract discussions
PECon.prototype.club challenges & preparation process
PECon.prototype.club is having several categories depending on the sponsors' demands.
Because this is a competition each PECon.prototype.club team will receive the exact challenge in their category including test data in a virtual kick-off on May 05th, 2022. Then the time is running!
A functional business model or smart mockup (depending on the requirements of the challenge) must be created and presented to the sponsors by May 07th, 2022.
What is PECon?
The World's First Recruiting Fair for Printed Electronics
What you get at PECon.prototype.club
Direct interaction with potential customers and clients, transparent competition and access to knowledge for free next to your professional job.
In addition, participants receive a certificate of participation for CV and can win attractive prizes
At PECon.prototype.club, we believe that the best and functional solution wins, not the popularity of the company.
Catchpenny, we offer the fast lane to new business contacts!
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PECon.prototype.club - short and crispy
Companies address a digital challenge from their everyday life.
These companies agree to commission the winning solution to become an MVP for the next 100 days
Participants must apply next to their jobs in advance to keep the quality level high
The addressed challenges will be solved within 2 days by means of a functional prototype
API-workshops and development of business models in competitive mode for the finalists
The final evaluation of the prototypes takes place in the form of pitch events and a final award ceremony
PECon.prototype.club event participants automatically become part of the Loomr.io network.