FAQ

Prototype.club potential participants

Participants apply as an individual or as a team to work on a challenge in a category. Multiple applications are possible.

In general experienced data specialists, business economists, lawyers and other interested parties from large and small energy suppliers and network operators in the electricity and gas sector, from the mobility sector, industry, the financial sector and start-ups are applying.

Likewise, promising students, ideally in post-docs, have a realistic chance of being accepted.

Idea Generators
You unleash the creation with your original ideas and understand the problem at hand.

Developer
Encoders who are familiar with the responsibility in terms of energy and data. DLT and AI know-how is highly valued.

UX/UI Designer
With your skillful hands, you can give dashboards and apps clarity and style.

Marketers
Who would use this solution? They have all the answers to get the product to market and the business spirit to do so.

Data Scientists
You and your data have a long story to tell. A virtuoso who conjures with databases and adds a little AI.

Energy Engineers
Engineers who know about energy and infrastructure responsibility. DLT and AI expertise is highly valued.

Lawyers
You' re the "Crocodile Dundee" of the legal jungle - you see the digital and energy legal pitfalls for new business ideas.

Sponsor Teams
Cross-departmental teams of sponsors who think outside the box and are open to digital and new ways of working

Prototype.club Frequently asked questions

How can I participate?
Participants apply as an individual or as a team to work on a challenge in a category. Multiple applications are possible.

Is the registration for free?
There is no registration fee. Participation is free. However, arrival and departure must also be financed from your own resources. For applicants from low-income countries, there is the possibility of travel expenses being covered.

Will I get a certification after my participation?
Yes, participation in the individual events can be certified.

How are the prizes paid out??
The actual main prize is the chance for a follow-up order. This is then done independently of the prototype.club events and network between the sponsor and the winning team. In parallel, there are prizes for each event with a total value of EUR 10,000. For compliance reasons, these are not paid out in cash but in the form of vouchers afterwards. The first two winning teams have the opportunity to choose from a wide selection, e.g. rail vouchers, etc.