About Henkel Innovation Challenge

The Henkel Innovation Challenge is an international student competition, which has been held for the first time in 2007. Teams of two from all around the world took on the role of a creative business development manager as they designed a concept for a Henkel brand or technology for 2050, in line with the competition’s slogan “Create. Learn. Grow.”. The best teams in each country were invited to a national final in their country or region, where they presented their ideas to a jury of Henkel business managers. The winners of the national finals were then invited to take part in the competition’s international final.

The prizes

The top three teams were invited to attend a personal meeting with Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted. The winning team also received an “Around the World” ticket worth 10,000 euros, while the second and third place winners received 4,000 euros and 2,000 euros respectively.