Orange Innovation Prize
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One of the students of Yerevan State University or State Engineering University of Armenia, who'll be the winner in the competition of innovation projects will be entitled to Orange Innovation prize. The winner will have the opportunity to pass 6-month paid practical internship in one of Orange Labs and work on innovation projects.
You are eligible to participate in the competition:
- if you are a Bachelor fourth-year, Master or PhD student of Yerevan State University or State Engineering University of Armenia (including all regional branches of the two universities), the following faculties: Physics, Informatics and applied mathematics, Mathematics and Mechanics, Radiophysics or IT center (YSU) and Cybernetics, Radio and Information technologies, Applied mathematics and Computer systems and informatics (SEUA)
- You should be fluent in English or French languages in order to use it during internship.
Your idea should:
- relate to telecommunications industry (radio and network, engineering, IT applications etc.)
- be innovative, interesting, useful and user-friendly
- be presented in English or French languages
- be maximum 10 pages + one-page summary
If you wish to participate in the competition, please submit your project in word or pdf format on the special page created on the official website of Orange Armenia by April 20th inclusive (before 23:59).
Your project will be submitted to the jury composed of 11 mebmers out of which 7 are Armenian and foreign specialsits of Orange Armenia, 2 Orange Labs representatives and 2 representatives of YSU and SEUA. Through one by one study of the projects, the jury will choose the best one and the name of the author of the best project will be announced on May 20th,, on Orange Armenia website.
If it is you, whose name is announced on May 20th, then we will start organizing your trip and internship. Orange Armenia will pay for your visa fee and two-way air transportation. We will provide you with the documentation and certificates required to get visa, but we cannot guarantee issuance thereof by the foreign embassy. As to Your academic curriculum in Armenia, the questions with regard thereto should be answered by your University.
Before submitting your application, please read general terms and conditions of participation.
Should you have any questions with regard to participation in the competition after having visited our website please write us on email@example.com or call 51 35 51.
As a prize, the author of the best idea will have the opportunity to pass internship in one of Orange Labs. Your Prize will be valid during one year after announcement. Right after the announcement of winner's name several topics will be proposed him/her and the final topic will be confirmed jointly by the winner and the future tutor of internship in Orange Lab.
Orange Labs constitute the world innovation laboratories network of Orange France Telecom Group, which employ 3500 researchers, marketers, designers of 50 different nationalities working in 18 countries on 4 continents. Having a portfolio of 350 patents per year they foster development of the new generation of innovative and integrated easy-to-use services.
Orange announced the name of the Orange Innovation contest 2011. David Vardanyan, one of the 4-year students of Yerevan State University, Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics has been selected as author of the best innovative idea. David had presented a work on electronic voting systems. As a prize, David will get the possibility to go to France, for a 6-months paid internship in one of Orange research and development laboratories and work on innovative projects.
Appreciating very high the motivation and readiness of another student participating in the contest, Gevorg Poghosyan, Orange Armenia has decided to award him as well, by inviting him to an internship in Orange Armenia. Gevorg is also a YSU student, studies at the Faculty of Radiophysics, master degree, and had presented a project on group short messages. Orange Armenia does not exclude the possibility of implementing this idea in its network in the future.
Orange congratulates the winners and wishes new and interesting ideas as well as success in their future professional life.