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Digilent Design Contest 14th Edition

The Digilent Design Contest is an international student hardware design competition open to all students who are passionate about electronics, digital design and electrical engineering in general. The competition gives students the opportunity to showcase and improve their technical and creative skills and face new challenges in developing projects using the latest technologies.

Digilent Design Contest Europe Region has reached its 14th Edition, with a rich history behind, many interesting and cool projects along the years, many smart and competitive participants, as well as appreciated advisers and targets students from all over Europe. It is held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, in May 2018.

See the Previous Contests page for editions starting 2012.

The Challenge is to develop innovative, interesting, cool projects using Digilent products.
Cash prizes will be awarded and all the finalists keep the hardware they previously received from Digilent for implementing the projects.

Registration and Participation

The 2018 edition's registration opened on October 5th 2017.

The contest is open to all level students - Undergraduate, Master, PhD.

The event is live, with participants presenting their projects in mid-May 2018 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Why registering to a live competition?
- you have the opportunity to meet fellow students from other universities and share information with them
- you have the opportunity to meet industry representatives and receive feedback from the jury
- once accepted in the live competition, you will receive your very own free hardware if you attend the live presentations
- you have the chance to evaluate your skills and knowledge based on the event itself and the feedback the organizers will provide after the competition closes
- you have the chance to later apply for internship at the organizing companies
- you can get to travel and meet new people, visit new places
- you will get Participant Certificates, and Winners Certificates if the case to demonstrate and acknowledge your effort in coming to Cluj and meet the jury face to face.

For details of last years' winners, and a selection of entries, please see the Previous Contests page

Timeline

October 5, 2017 Contest announcement, registration begins
October 5 - November 15, 2017 Early enrollment period
December 1 – 15, 2017 Hardware distribution for the early enrolled teams
November 15 - December 31, 2017 Second enrollment period
December 31, 2017 Registration ends, second hardware distribution process begins
January 31, 2018 Enrollment acceptance process ends
April 10, 2018 Pre-evaluation submission deadline
May 7, 2018 Final projects submission
May 12-13, 2018 Final presentations in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

For more information, please contact contesteu@digilentinc.com

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