10  November 2019





Bayer Digital Campus Challenge 2019

Digitalization is taking place everywhere and affects all of us. If we look at Bayer, we ask ourselves how we can capitalize on the opportunities that arise from digitalization. What effects do you think all these new digital technologies will have and how will Bayer change? And how can they be leveraged in the health business? Now is your chance to discover new opportunities to harness the strengths of digital technologies, get to know Bayer from scratch and live our mission: “Science For A Better Life.”

More Details

You will be able to sell your idea to Bayer or to develop it in collaboration with Bayer’s team.
Regardless of whether your studies are focused on IT, engineering, medical informatics, bioinformatics or any IT-focused background – your ideas matter. By believing that everything is possible, you can give free rein to your creativity and innovative ideas while working in teams of 2-5 students.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Machine & Deep Learning
  • Data Science
  • Cloud & Integration Computing
  • IT Security

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

According to the competition’s timeline.

  • The application stage takes place from April 2019 to 10th of November 2019,
  • The preselection stage is from the 13th of November 2019 to 24th November 2019.
  • The mentoring stage is scheduled to take place from the 28th of November 2019 to 10th of December 2019.
  • The final pitches will be made on the 11th of December 2019, at Bayer in Leverkusen (Germany) and the travel expenses for all participants (defined in Paragraph 1) of the final stage will be covered from the Bayer Business Services GmbH.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The Challenge is open to students of Universities from all over the world.
  • The Challenge is for any person currently enrolled in higher education or anyone who has graduated from an institution of higher education within the last year; any person of legal age.
  • Participants must create an account (see no. 4) and form teams of 2 to 5 persons. Once a team has been registered on the platform, no changes in its make-up may be made once the first deliverable has been submitted. If the number of Participants on a team drops to less than 2 members, the team shall be disqualified.
  • Participants are only permitted to register with one team. In other words, only one entry per person is permitted in the Challenge.
  • Participation in the Challenge is free.
  • Employees and representatives of the Partner Company and the Service Provider and/or the members of their families (parents, children and spouses) are not eligible to participate in the Challenge.
  • Any Participant and/or team that does not abide by the Rules during her/his registration or at any time during the Challenge, will automatically and without prior notification be disqualified from the Challenge and shall not receive any award.
  • The Challenge requires that two deliverables be submitted, one in the preselection stage and another in the final stage. All deliverables must be completed in English; no other language will be accepted. Deliverables must be sent in a common digital format, such as DOC/DOCX/PDF/PPT/PPTX/ODT/MP3/MP4.
  • The Partner Company will not accept, and will not consider, any other documents submitted by the Participant.

Opportunity Cost


  • Only the winning team in the final stage will receive an award.
  • The award consists of a trip to Berlin, including a varied program of activities for the Participants.
  • The Partner Company will cover all travel expenses, the costs for the accommodation and the costs for the activity program.
  • The final pitches will be made on the 11th of December 2019, at Bayer in Leverkusen (Germany) and the travel expenses for all participants (defined in Paragraph 1) of the final stage will be covered from the Bayer Business Services GmbH.

How to Apply

First Step:  The Participant must open a user account here and enter the following data:

  • last name.
  • first name.
  • a valid email address.
  • a valid password.
  • phone number.
  • date of birth.
  • country.
  • gender.
  • nationality.
  • language.
  • university.
  • field of study.
  • study progress.

Second Step: The Participant must have a computer to access the Challenge. The minimum configurations and devices are:

  • processor 1 Ghz or higher with 1 Go RAM or higher;
  • 1024×768 pixel screen definition with 65,536 colors;
  • operating system: Windows XP and Vista;
  • a browser that accepts cookies and Javascript function execution: Internet Explorer 7 or higher, or Firefox 3.5 are recommended;
  • flash Player version 9.045;
  • a sound card is recommended, but not required.

Third Step: Complete the online application here.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Esraa Badawi/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Eman Morsy / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team