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Submit your idea until the 15th of March

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The Telekom Challenge is organized by T-Labs and is a worldwide invitation for Experts and Researchers (individual persons & teams) from academia, R&D institutes and industry to provide innovative solutions for network related challenge fields!

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Challenge Focus

The Telekom Challenge solicits technologies and research ideas in the realm of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). This year the challenge topic is called “Data distribution in home networks” with the ambition to find out how data distribution in the home network will be done in the future (beyond Wi-Fi) & how to make it secure? The Telekom Challenge will run in two streams and applicants can choose between one of the following in which they wish to participate!

Research Stream

Life beyond the status quo – deliver a research paper by focusing on the following key question.

What will be next to Wi-Fi and beyond to ensure Data distribution in home networks?

How can we secure Data distribution in home networks?

Development Stream

Deliver measurable improvement in the form of a technical Proof of Concept by focusing on the following key question.

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Awards

The winning proposals from Research and Development Stream will receive the following amount of prize money.

Research Stream

1. Prize

75.000

2. Prize

50.000

3. Prize

25.000

Development Stream

1. Prize

150.000

2. Prize

100.000

3. Prize

50.000

Timeline

Submission

15.01. – 15.03.2021

Experts and Researchers (individual persons & teams) from academia, R&D institutes and industry submit their solution.

TOP 10 Selection

16.03. – 02.04.2021

An expert jury will look for best proposals and select TOP 10 submissions for each participation stream for the next stage.

Development

05.04. – 02.08.2021

Selected TOP 10 submissions for both streams can now start to work on the proposed technical solution or research paper.

TOP 3 Selection

03.08. – 20.08.2021

An expert jury will look for best solutions and select TOP 3 for each participation stream.

Award Ceremony

September 2021

Following the final solution review in both streams, TOP 3 will be rewarded during an award ceremony in Berlin.*

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Telekom Challenge One Pager

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Telekom Challenge – Call for Action

Alexander Lautz (Head of T-Labs) calls for action to apply with your idea for the Telekom Challenge. Start your challenge now!

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