We are happy that you have decided to be part of Be an Innovator Student 2019. To prepare your idea in the best possible way, we have outlined the key dates and the selection criteria as well as an overview of the prizes.

Registration Process

Mark the following days in your diary – they are the key dates for Be an Innovator Student 2019:

  • Until March 25th, 2019: Register your project and submit a written dossier
  • April 2019: Pre-selection of final teams (based on your written presentation)
  • Until April 12th, 2019: Get to know your BearingPoint coach (to prepare for the final presentation)
  • May 9th, 2019: Networking Pre-Event with Speed Pitch Coaching and Get Together
  • May 10th, 2019: Present your project in front of the BearingPoint jury in Munich the grand finale and attend the award ceremony

Dates subject to change

Selection Criteria

The jury is made up of partners of the BearingPoint practices throughout central continental Europe and, if applicable, a representative of Wayra. They are responsible for the pre-selection and the assessment of the projects during the final presentation. They will apply the following criteria:

  • Alignment with the slogan “Go digital” – your project should match
  • Quality and originality of the project idea and the entrepreneurial approach
  • Creativity and degree of innovation – how new is the solution, which needs does it adress and how relevant is its target group
  • Teamspirit – collaboration, commitment and long-term orientation
  • Ability to deliver – focus, measurable results and ready-to-implement organization
  • BearingPoint Value Added – BearingPoint contribution is valuable and project idea enhances BearingPoint value proposition
  • Business case – structure and cohesiveness of the project
  • Commitment, Teaming, Excellence, Stewardship und Passion – BearingPoint values are well represented in the project

In order to prepare for the final presentation in front of the jury, a BearingPoint coach will be assigned to support you and give you advice for your presentation.


Three teams, which show an extraordinary performance and have a high-level innovative idea, will be awarded with great prizes:

1st Prize: 10,000 Euro and one year of coaching by BearingPoint and Wayra - the world´s most global, connected and technological open innovation hub

2nd Prize: 3,000 Euro

3rd Prize: 1,000 Euro

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We are always looking for talented people with an entrepreneurial mindset and the confidence to make a difference.

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