At the dawn of a new era in aerospace, with Fly Your Ideas, Airbus offers a unique opportunity for students worldwide to activate their pioneering spirit and innovate for the future. With support from Airbus, teams will tackle global challenges, harnessing the latest digital tools and technologies to create a safer, cleaner, better connected world.
Airbus Fly Your Ideas is a global competition, which challenges students worldwide to innovate for the future of aerospace. For the 2019 competition, the focus is on using the latest digital technologies to create smart solutions for a safer, cleaner and better connected world.
This is a fast-moving and exciting time for aerospace and Fly Your Ideas is a unique opportunity for students worldwide to activate their pioneering spirit and innovate for the future. With support from Airbus employees from across the company, we encourage students to think big, be bold and help transform the world of aerospace.
20,000 students and 5 previous editions
Since 2008, over 20,000 students have registered for Fly Your Ideas from over 650 universities and 100 countries worldwide, with more than 400 Airbus employees volunteering their time to support the competition.
Airbus launched Fly Your Ideas in 2008 to engage with universities and students worldwide and from all backgrounds. Since 2012, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has been a partner for this competition.
Are you interested in the future of aerospace? Want to develop your innovation skills, learn how to work in a team and be mentored by an Airbus employee? How about sharing the €45,000 prize fund, or finalising your ground-breaking idea in one of Airbus’ state-of-the-art innovation facilities? If you’d like to get some impressive experience working on a real-world aerospace challenge, then register now to be part of Fly Your Ideas 2019.
By developing ideas for the future of aerospace, gain valuable experience, learn cutting-edge techniques and apply classroom learning to real industry challenges.
With Airbus mentors and specialists as well as students and academic leaders from universities worldwide.
Employability skills for your future careers by learning how to communicate with confidence and by practising teamwork and project management skills.