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Now in its fourth edition, Future Generation highlights the potential of engineering students currently studying in the region. The competition provides an opportunity for students to display and present their projects to the visitors of Middle East Electricity and Solar Middle East, which takes place from 14-16 February 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

New to 2017, the competition sees the introduction of a postgraduate category, which will run alongside the established undergraduate category, which is support by


2017 Theme: Smart Cities

Participants are invited to design and develop an innovative energy solution around the 2017 theme of SMART CITIES.

With ever increasing urbanisation, new ways to manage cities and reduce energy consumption are required to improve efficiency. The competition invites the "future generation" of the industry to submit their energy saving solutions.



Judge's Choice Award

Decided by a panel of experts judges and announced at the Awards Ceremony (15 February)

People's Choice Award

Voted for by MEE/SME visitors at the exhibition and announced on the last day of the show (16 February)

This was by far the best student competition I have participated in (having already participated in a few), because unlike the other competitions (where usually the audience are people from academia) a large portion of the audience were people from the industry.

Ahmed A. Warsame, Rochester Institute of Technology, Dubai


Congratulations to all the shortlisted finalists!

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