Valeo Innovation Challenge 2015

Word of the valeo team

1,324 teams from all over the world registered to participate in the Valeo Innovation Challenge 2015. Great ideas, great projects that mostly dealt with the themes of safety, CO2 emission reduction and intuitive driving developement. The six finalists teams came from China (two teams from the University of Peking), India (a team from the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education), Germany (Universität des Saarlandes and Leibniz Universität Hannover) and Spain (University of the Basque Country).

See a summary of their projects:

The winners

  1. Falcon View

    First prize went to the Chinese team “Falcon View” from Peking University.

    New algorithms to improve visual-based detection of vehicles

    They came up with a new way for autonomous cars to detect their surroundings based on new algorithms.

  2. Auto Gen Z

    The German team “Auto Gen Z”, from Saarland University

    Mirrorless safety Windshield System

    They developed a connected system, reinforcing traffic safety. This alternative system effectively combines the three mirrors in a car into a single wide screen display.

  3. M.A.D.

    The Indian team “M.A.D”, from Sri Aurobindo International Center of Education in Pondicherry.

    Round the corner - collision warning system

    They created a connected system reinforcing traffic safety. Based on satellite navigation, this advanced collision warning system alerts drivers, in real time, from potentially dangerous conditions.

Awards of the Valeo Innovation Challenge 2015

The Valeo Innovation Challenge 2015 Jury

The contest jury was chaired by Valeo’s CEO and was including Valeo directors as well as people from outside the company recognized for their experience and professional expertise, like scientists, designers, sociologists and architects.

The data

  • 89countries
  • 1037universities
  • 1325teams
  1. India 436 teams
  2. Egypt 126 teams
  3. China 90 teams
  4. France 68 teams
  5. USA 56 teams