Software AG’s University Relations department has announced its fifth annual international CeBIT idea contest. The competition is open to students and faculty at colleges and universities around the world and invites them to submit creative proposals for a project to be showcased at CeBIT 2016, the largest IT fair worldwide. Software AG’s Digital Business Platform must be used for the project. Furthermore, entries should depict a market-oriented, real-life model scenario, which highlights the platform’s capabilities for big data, Industry 4.0, integration and business process management. The winning project will receive up to €10,000 for implementation.


Software AG’s Digital Business Platform helps organizations achieve their business goals faster. By way of agile business applications and data analysis technologies, it enables them to make the right decisions fast in a market where conditions are constantly changing. The Digital Business Platform provides organizations with the framework essential to successfully transforming to a Digital Enterprise—a challenge all companies must face.

Now, students and faculty members from around the world have the chance to develop compelling model solutions for the digital age that clearly and tangibly illustrate the benefits of such applications. The winning model will be featured at the Software AG booth during CeBIT 2016 and presented to the CeBIT audience by its team of creators.

The CeBIT 2016 contest is now open; interested parties can register by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 18, 2015. Concepts must be submitted by October 16, 2015. Those eligible to win will be notified on November 6 and will receive funding of up to €10,000 to realize their showcase project, to be presented at CeBIT 2016 from March 14-18, 2016.


About Software AG

Software AG (Frankfurt TecDAX: SOW) helps organizations achieve their business objectives faster. The company's big data, integration and business process technologies enable customers to drive operational efficiency, modernize their systems and optimize processes for smarter decisions and better service. Building on over 40 years of customer-centric innovation, the company is ranked as a leader in 14 market categories, fueled by core product families Adabas-Natural, ARIS, Alfabet, Apama, Terracotta and webMethods. Software AG has more than 4,400 employees in 70 countries and had revenues of €858 million in 2014.


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