Apply For DHL Innovation Challenge (€5,000 + More Up For Grabs)

DHL innovation challenge

Do you have an original idea and practical solutions that can help address and solve environmental and social challenges? DHL Innovation Challenge is inviting you to show case such ideas – one that creates value for all stakeholders.

  • Pitch your concept to senior DHL executives
  • Participate in a joint proof-of-concept with DHL
  • Win  €5,000 with DHL
  • Display the winning concept at the DHL Innovation Centers


You must meet the terms and conditions outlined here. to qualify for this challenge

Submission Of Ideas/Concepts

You’ll need to submit a description of your concept (containing 1,000 words or less) and video content (up to 2.5 minutes). If you are interested, proceed here to submit your concept. For the top three entrants, this video will be used as part of the pitch at the DHL Innovation Day. Both your document and your video content should outline the problem and explain the solution and its contribution to Fair & Responsible Logistics.

Selection Of A Winner

Once you’ve submitted your ideas, the entries will go through a pre-selection process based on their originality, functionality, perceived commercial feasibility, aesthetics, and potential to solve the problem outlined.

At the end, three finalists will be chosen by a panel of logistics experts and will be notified by 14thOctober 2016. One representative from each of the three finalists will be flown to the DHL Innovation Center in Troisdorf, Germany to pitch their concept in front of 180+ senior supply chain professionals at the DHL Innovation Day (17th November 2016). Entries will be judged on their originality, functionality, perceived commercial feasibility, aesthetics and potential to solve the problem outlined. After the pitch, there will be an audience live-voting session; the entry with the most votes will be awarded as the winner of the DHL Innovation Challenge.

Deadline For Submission

All entries must be submitted by 28th September 2016 at 5 pm GMT.

For more information, visit the official page

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