2024 ESTECO Academy video contest

Turn the spotlight on your academic optimization project. And win big.

Just imagine the myriad applications of ESTECO Technology taking shape each day in academia. With over 200 universities using modeFRONTIER in their education programs, engineering students worldwide are creating hundreds of inspiring optimization projects.
The 2024 ESTECO Academy video contest aims to bring this wealth of know-how to light.

How? Create a captivating video showcasing your innovative use of our software – let your creativity shine! Whether it's a groundbreaking prototype, a sustainable solution, or a futuristic concept, we want to see your brilliance on screen.

Are you in? Leverage your optimization project, create a great video and take your place on stage at the 2024 ESTECO International Users’ Meeting.

How it works

Register now

The contest is open to graduate, undergraduate students - individuals and teams (max 5 people) - as well as PhD candidates.

Submit your video

You have time until April 30, 2024. We’ll send you instructions on how to create and deliver your 2-5 minute video.

Get your prize in Trieste

We’ll notify winners by May 20, 2024. The Award ceremony will take place in Trieste, Italy on June 4-5 during the ESTECO UM24.

What we value

A jury comprising experts from industry and academia will evaluate the entries on the basis of these criteria :

  • Complex and advanced engineering design projects.
  • Original methodologies and approach.
  • Innovative design and focus on sustainability.
  • Quality and effectiveness of the video.
  • Teamwork and meaningful collaboration.

What you get

  • 750€ for the best individual entry
  • 1500€ for the best team entry
  • 750€ for the best PhD entry

The best videos will be screened at the ESTECO International Users’ Meeting 2024 before an audience of engineering professionals and industry experts. Make your video-making skills shine!

Take up the challenge and register now

If you have an optimization project to share, read the contest rules and regulations and fill out the registration form.

You’ll have time until April 30 to submit your video. Once you’ve registered we’ll send you the guidelines to create your video and instructions for the video submission process.

Individual or team? If you’re not sure whether to go it alone or in a team, no worries. Register and think about it. You can get other people on board when submitting your video.

Please note that modeFRONTIER licenses aren’t included with the registration. Click here for more information about our Academy license.

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