First European championship between Universities and Graduate Schools: the “Morpheus Cup”. It will take place for the first time on 19 and 20 May 2015.
It will be a unique and free opportunity for your students to experience an international event bringing together around 4,000 digital leaders:
• Compete with hundreds of European students
• Meet the stars of the digital world
• Win a € 50,000 prize
• Win the Cup or one of 18 thematic awards
• Submit your ideas to the European Commission and 200 investors
• Champion your project to experienced investors
• Raise your school’s international profile
• Make contacts with recruiting companies
The Cup is an opportunity for them to demonstrate their skills and talents, to promote their university, and to foster relationships with several hundred recruiting companies.
Participation is open to all students and all universities, and registration is free. All students have to do is to organise themselves into teams of three and register before 27th March; there is no limit on the number of teams per university.
They will also, in parallel, have to submit a detailed project to the panel of judges before 15th April on one of the following subjects: education, research, FINTECH, mobility, energy, business, healthcare, environment, sharing or social. This panel will comprise notable figures in the international digital world, and details of its members are available at morpheuscup.com.
All teams will be welcome in Luxembourg for the Championship, subject to availability: we therefore recommend that you register quickly, in order to ensure that you are there.
The winners will receive a total of € 50,000, distributed as follows: € 20,000 in cash, € 10,000 on training, € 10,000 on materials and € 10,000 on fun.
The events will take place on 19 May. On the second day (Wednesday 20 May), the teams will also have the opportunity to present their project to the members of the panel, as well as to partners, investors and entrepreneurs.
The Morpheus Cup will take place during the ICT Spring, the European event focused on Customer Experience innovation, bringing together around 4,000 digital leaders, entrepreneurs, startups and investors from over 60 countries.
For further information, please see the attached brochure and our website: www.morpheuscup.com.
Please feel free to contact us for any additional information.