Freudenberg ideaTrophy 2013

The Freudenberg ideaTrophy 2013 is an open competition for new business ideas in the targeted search fields of the Freudenberg Group:

  • renewable energy; e.g., components for electrical/electro-chemical energy storage, renewable energy generation and e-mobility;
  • water: e.g., efficient water purification as well as saving technologies;
  • health: e.g., implant as well as medical component and device solutions;
  • renewable resources; e.g., increased usage of renewable resources at Freudenberg;

  • surface technologies; e.g., solvent-free water-based polymer coatings;
  • oil and gas; e.g., sealing and vibration control components for the upstream oil & gas segment;
  • vibration control; e.g., vibration control systems in railway and general industry applications.

You can submit new product and business ideas (in the form of non-confidential information suitable for open communication or private discussion with us) as a starting point for:

  • launching a successful startup of an innovative business in cooperation with Freudenberg
  • winning cash prices of 15,000 Euro and lots of recognition

The deadline for submission of your business idea is October 28, 2013.

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