Challenging the next generation


Winners are announced!
We would like to thank everyone who has participated in the challenge. Read more about the winners here.

Competition closed on 22 Feb 2015



Here you’ll find the answer to the most frequently asked questions:

How do I participate in the competition?

  1. Register for the competition here.
  2. Write down your idea for the next generation’s innovation.
  3. Submit your idea!

When is the competition deadline?

You have to send in your entry before February 22, 2015.

What can I win?

Read more about the prizes under Prizes and Judges.

What if I can’t attend the internship during summer 2015?

Fortum might be able to change the dates of the internship if the winner is unable to attend the internship during summer 2015.

Are there any opportunities for future job positions at Fortum if I win the competition?

Winning the internship at Fortum may lead to future job opportunities. However, this is not something that Fortum guarantees. Regardless, the internship is a great opportunity to build a valuable network within Fortum.

Who’s eligible to participate in the competition?

Residents of Finland or Sweden, who are 18 years or older and have the possibility of working for Fortum during the summer of 2015. See Eligibility for more information.

Can I enter the competition as a team?

You can enter the competition individually or as a team of two.

I want to enter the competition as a team, but I don’t have a team mate, what do I do?

Go to the competitions forum. Here you can find teammates, ask questions and share ideas.

Which browser do you recommend using?

We recommend that you use the latest version of Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome, or the latest version of Internet Explorer.

I didn’t receive a confirmation email, what can I do?

If you didn’t receive a confirmation email, please check your spam mail. If you do not find it there, please contact us.

Who will judge the competition?

Fortum will select 5 finalist teams per country. Read more about the judging process under Prizes and Judges.


Fortum Innovation Challenge is organised by Fortum and hosted by Sqore (owned by Student Competitions). The aim of the challenge is to find a smart energy solution for the next generation.

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