Henkel Innovation Challenge
Become the business development manager, develop an innovation or technologies. Participate in competition and be invited in Germany to compete for the crow of the Henkel Innovation Challenge 7.
Create. Learn. Grow.
Your idea. Your future.
Create an innovative concept, be coached by Henkel managers, compete with students around the world, learn about sustainability, and bring your creative and strategic management skills to the next level. Have a look at our section How to participate to learn about the 7 steps to go from coming up with an innovative idea to presenting the final concept to the Henkel CEO. Visit us on Facebook to keep yourself up to date!
Take a deep dive into the future and show us your idea of how you could make a brand like Loctite, Persil, or Schwarzkopf fit for 2050!
Become the business development manager of Adhesives Technologies, Beauty Care or Laundry & Home Care! Build a team of 2 students and create an innovative product or technology for an existing Henkel brand in 2050. Be 3 times more efficient by contributing to sustainable development in the Henkel focal areas. Learn here how it works!
This student competition is focused on innovations. Without innovation there is no future, no progress. For us, innovation is the key driver of our success. You are the new generation. You are the young talents we are looking for. We want to get to know you, keep in contact, answer your questions and listen to your ideas. Because you are the future». Kasper Rorsted, Henkel CEO
All semi finalists are invited to the global headquarters in Germany to compete for the crown of the Henkel Innovation Challenge 7.
During the 3 days final, you are coached by Henkel top-executives from each participating country. Take the chance to learn from experts from all over the world, challenge yourself, meet diverse students, build up your international network and have fun!
Get the chance to meet the Henkel CEO personally and finally the possibility to win a ticket around the world worth € 10.000.
All students can participate, no matter of the study. Students in engineering and chemistry are welcome! Show us your creativity! Read more about your tasks in the Henkel Innovation Challenge, or download the guidelines.
If you want to participate, you can register your team (min 2 person) here.