University MEWy Competition
2023 MEWy competition - Trends and Visions for Offshore Wind Energy Development - 3rd edition
MEWy competition - an original project of the Maritime University of Szczecin and the Marshal's Office of the West Pomeranian Region, it promotes the issue of energy from renewable sources and aims to stimulate the imagination of participants and recipients of the Competition. The creativity, knowledge and activity of the participants along with the visionary aspect of the Competition have become its trademark.
The competition is open to secondary school students, under-, postgraduates and PhD students.
Entries can be submitted until 19 February 2023.
Many attractive prizes waiting to be won!Every idea counts. MEWy international competition challenges young people's imagination and encourages them to present even the most future-oriented solutions. The purpose is to widen the range of ideas for the application of modern technology in the generation of energy from wind and other renewable sources.
Check the prizes!
Overall cash prize pool of PLN 14000 (approx. €3000)! for under- post- and doctoral students category.
Additional prizes: a trip to an offshore farm (visit to the Arkona facility on the Baltic Sea), paid apprenticeship at Ocean Winds office, and specialised training with Windhunter Academy.
Secondary school students' category prizes:
Smartphones OPPO Reno 7 lite 5G 8/128 GB, smartwatch Huawei Watch GT3 Pro46 mm Sport, wireless earphones Samsung Galaxy Buds2, JBL loudspeakers GO3, MUS gadgets.
How should the challenge be understood?Participants are expected to present their perspectives on the broad vision of offshore wind energy sector development and other ways of generating 'green' energy. The problem can be tackled from various angles: logistics, wind farm design and construction, operation and maintenance, software, environmental, mechanical issues, automation, diagnostics or even marine biology.
What are the benefits, and what are the risks of offshore wind farms? Perhaps you have a breakthrough new idea on how to mitigate the negative aspects and expand the positive impact created by generating energy from renewables. If any of these topics cross your mind - this is the competition for you!
How to take part in MEWy competition?You can work individually or in teams. Create a digital presentation (max. 10 slides or 10 minutes) and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 19 February 2023. The ten best ideas will qualify for the second stage. You will then be asked to present (online) your genuine idea, solution or improvement before a Competition Committee. The second stage of the competition will take place from 22 February to 8 March 2023. The results will be announced on 13 March 2023.
Students can choose the language of the presentation (Polish or English), under-, postgraduate and PhD students are required to prepare a presentation in English.
Trip to the Arkona wind farm in the Baltic Sea funded by RWE Renewables Poland is one of the prizes in the Competition. This is how it looked in the photos of Jakub Kutyła - the winner of the first edition of the MEWy Competition,