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Severstal and GVA will hold a case-championship for students and postgraduates of technological universities

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Severstal, one of the largest vertically integrated steel gambling companies, together with the international holding Global Veture Alliace, are launching a collection of applications for participation in a case-championship on solving problems in the field of energy and transport. Students and postgraduates of technological universities can take part in the championship.

Participants are offered two cases from the field of logistics and energy to solve: "Freezing of charge materials in a gondola car in winter" and "Consumption of steam and heat with hot water in summer period ". Leading experts of the Cherepovets Iron and Steel Works will evaluate the results of the participants, taking into account the economic, technological efficiency and innovativeness of the proposal.

Authors of the best solutions will undergo a two-day training on presentation of ideas at the boot camp, and then present their solutions to the direct business customer - Severstal specialists. The winners of the championship will receive a grant of 50,000 rubles and will be able to undergo a paid internship at the company.

Applications are accepted until November 1. You can apply at http://casechamp.severstal.com

Dmitry Gorbachev, Severstal Business System Development Director, at the case-championship: “Severstal is working in a system of open innovations, which involves obtaining new ideas not only from employees, but also from a variety of sources - from external industry experts, start-ups, technology companies, research teams, including students. It is important for young people to connect their careers with metallurgy, see it as an opportunity for innovation and create its future. I encourage students and postgraduates of specialized specialties to try their hand at our case-championship and wish them good luck! ".

General Director and partner of GVA Zamir Shukhov:" One of the main tasks of the university is to provide students with a quality education. The case championship is the very tool that allows a student to work on a real request from a large corporation, bringing his theoretical knowledge closer to the market situation and to practical application. Therefore, we are launching this case championship together with Severstal to give students the opportunity to solve the real problem of a large corporation in their industry and get a unique chance to undergo a paid internship at this enterprise, a leader in its niche. "

This is not the first a joint project of Severstal and GVA: in 2019 they launched the SteelTech accelerator for technology companies and start-ups. At the first stage of the program, more than 200 applications were collected. The selection took place in several areas: product innovation, process innovation and new business models. Full-time Accelerator was launched in August; Within three months the teams will work out their projects together with Severstal specialists and will conduct pilots at the company's production sites.

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