QinetiQ Endeavour Award

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About QinetiQ

QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company committed to listening, understanding and responding to our customers’ needs. We collaborate with research, science and technology customers to deliver customer-focused engineering solutions and services.

Our vision is to be the chosen partner around the world for mission-critical solutions, innovating for our customers’ advantage.

About the award

QinetiQ’s values of Integrity, Collaboration and Performance are the foundation of our business.

This award seeks to recognise the critical part these values play in innovation. The award will consist of one first prize of $2,000.

The award is open to final-year student project teams participating in the 2019 Endeavour Engineering & IT Exhibition from any Department.

To apply, submit the completed application form in PDF format via email to endeavour-mse@unimelb.edu.au by no later than 5pm, Monday 9 September 2019

Download: 2019 QinetiQ Endeavour Award application form [Word]

Judging criteria

  • How the project team has demonstrated Integrity, Collaboration and Performance in the delivery of their project.
  • The innovation driven by these values, and its potential to deliver advantage for an end-user
  • Prize application and Endeavour exhibition display presentation quality.

Teams should include some representative screenshots of their work in an appendix to their application.

The expectation is that the application material can mostly be drawn from capstone subject reports.

All questions can be directed to the Endeavour team at endeavour-mse@unimelb.edu.au.

Award process and timeline

TimelineApplication and judging procedure
Monday 5 AugustApplications for the award will commence.
Monday 9 SeptemberApplications for the award close.
Monday 23 SeptemberQinetiQ selects and confirm 3–5 project groups as finalists
Thursday 24 October
Endeavour & Awards Night
QinetiQ judging of finalist teams at their display booths:
  • 10-minutes in total for each project group. Each project group will be asked to deliver the following:
  • A 3-minute pitch in regards to their project
  • Respond to questions during 5-minute Q&A time