Mercedes Benz In - Car Gaming Challenge 2019


A scholarship worth INR 455640

What is Mercedes Benz In-Car Gaming Challenge 2019?

Daimler AG invites applications from innovators around the world for the Mercedes Benz In-Car Gaming Challenge 2019. Participants need to submit creative ideas or concepts to shape the future of in-car gaming. The challenge is open to everyone above the age of 18 - whether it is a student, a gamer, designer, or developer - and participants can apply as individuals, in teams of up to 5 members, and even Startups. 

There are three open categories in the challenge. Participants can choose any of the three to submit their ideas or concepts:

Passenger Car - Create the perfect in-car gaming experience in a Mercedes-Benz vehicle.

Bus - Develop a gaming concept for bus-passengers to allow total immersion while being on a journey.

Mobile App - Develop a concept of a gaming app in the context of driving one of the Mercedes-Benz vehicles


Who is offering this scholarship?

The challenge is organized by Daimler AG, one of the world's most successful automotive companies.


Who can apply for this scholarship?

  • There is no limitation of participants for the event.
  • Any person who wants to participate has to be 18 years of age or older.
  • Students, recently graduated students, gamers, developers, designers, as well as Startups are allowed to register for participation.
  • Participants can register individually or in groups. 
  • The size of an innovator’s group is limited to 5 participants each.
  • There is no limitation of participants at Startups, however, at the final event no group is allowed to bring more than 5 people. 


What are the benefits?

1st Prize: GBP 5000 + Tickets for ESL Tournament*

2nd Prize: GBP 3000 + Tickets for ESL Tournament*

3rd Prize: GBP 2000 + Tickets for ESL Tournament*

Participants entering the mentoring and final stage of the challenge will also get their travel expenses reimbursed up to a maximum amount per person

*ESL Tournament is an International Gaming Tournament organized by ESL Gaming, Germany.

#GBP refers to Great Britain Pound (£). GBP 1 = Indian National Rupee (INR) 90.61 as on March 29, 2019


How can you apply?

To register for the challenge, follow the below steps: 

Step 1: Go to the challenge homepage.

Step 2: Click on 'Participate'.

Step 3: Fill in the requested details to create your profile.

Step 4: Submit your ideas/concepts before the application deadline


What are the important dates?

Launch Date: March 22

Ideation Phase: March 22 - May 16

Voting Phase: May 17 - June 2

Finalists Announcement: June 3

Mentoring Phase: June 4 - June 25

Final Event: June 26



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Up to INR 455640





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