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Tech challenges & competitions

Tech challenges & competitions

Targeting disruptive growth

Each year, Airbus sponsors a variety of tech challenges and competitions from around the world. Our aim is to achieve disruptive growth by tapping into bright minds who are ready to solve real-world problems with a technology-based product that keeps the end user in mind.

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Fly Your Ideas

Challenging students to transform the world of aerospace

Airbus Quantum Computing Challenge

Airbus Quantum Computing Challenge

Bringing flight physics into the quantum era



Co-innovation using artificial intelligence

First Teams Enter The Inaugural Electric Aircraft Air Race

Air Race E

The world's first all-electric airplane race

Other challenges sponsored by Airbus

•             Act in Space

•             Airbus Multi-Data Challenge

•             Copernicus Hackathon programme

•             Défi INSA AI (in French only)

•             INNOspace Masters

•             OneAtlas Sandbox

•             Space Exploration Masters

•             The Moon Race (2019 - 2024)

Discover our focus areas

Airbus UAM Cityscape

Innovation at Airbus

Shaping the future of aerospace

Airbus Urban Mobility

Airbus Urban Mobility

Taking urban transport into the sky

Future technology

Future technology

Leveraging the technologies that will revolutionise our world

Open Innovation

Open Innovation

Translating innovative ideas into aerospace breakthroughs

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