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ABOUT Schneider Electric Innovation Challenge (SEIC)

At Schneider Electric, we believe access to energy and digital is a basic human right. We empower all to do more with less, ensuring Life Is On everywhere, for everyone, at every moment.

We provide energy and automation digital solutions for efficiency and sustainability. We combine world-leading energy technologies, real-time automation, software and services into integrated solutions for Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.

We are committed to unleash the infinite possibilities of an open, global, innovative community that is passionate with our Meaningful Purpose, Inclusive and Empowered values.

Initiated for the first time, ‘Hackware’ is an open innovation platform for seasoned professionals and budding engineers, alike, to come together and solve the energy-management challenges of our planet today.

The challenges are connected to Schneider Electric’s sustainability business strategy and reflect the company’s commitment UN’s Sustainable Development Goals(SDG). Propose a solution to any of our challenge statements and join us on our journey towards creating sustainable and energy-positive earth of the future.


EcoStruxure™ is Schneider Electric’s IoT-enabled, plug-and-play, open, interoperable architecture and platform.EcoStruxure™ delivers Innovation at Every Level from Connected Products to Edge Control, and Apps, Analytics and Services, on 6 domains of expertise – Power, IT, Building, Machine, Plant and Grid – delivering enhanced value around safety, reliability, operational efficiency, sustainability, and connectivity to our customers in Homes, Buildings, Data Centres, Infrastructure and Industries.

The hackathon is built around 3 themes – 3D (Decarbonization, Decentralization and Digitization) of EcoStruxure and participants are invited to submit their bold ideas to one / more of the Challenge Areas impacting sectors of Urban, Residential, Buildings and Industry to enable better “Buildings of the Future”, “Plants of the Future”, “Grids of the Future” and “Sustainability and Access to Energy”.


Why Participate?

The Schneider Electric Innovation Challenge is one of a kind event,designed exclusively around energy management and automation challenges in the core engineering domain.

Participating in this event would grant you exposure to intricacies of product development in core engineering space, coupled with the fast-tracked tempo and excitement of a hackathon!

This hackathon promises you an interaction and networking opportunity with experts and leaders from the Schneider Electric fraternity.

Gain access to masterclasses by industry experts who would take you through

different areas of Technology, Innovation and Design and mentor you during the 72-hour hackathon.

Participants not only get a chance to make an impact in powering the digital economy, but you also get recognized on Schneider Electric website and on social sites, across India.

Finalists get the opportunity to present their ideas to the Schneider Electric leadership team for the Schneider Electric Business Incubation Initiative.

You could be rest assured that your idea would contribute to an energy positive, sustainable planet earth of the future!



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