Competitions and Challenges Building experience for future careers

Offering students and professionals the chance to solve real-life industry challenges with mentor and expert support, work in diverse international teams, and gain essential skills and experience for future careers.

Airbus Fly Your Ideas

Fly Your Ideas team lead from The University of Hong Kong Award Ceremony

Fly Your Ideas is a unique global student challenge. Teams from all academic profiles are invited to innovate with Airbus and UNESCO for the sustainable future of aviation. 

Learn more about the challenge

We are ready for a new team of Airnovators to inspire us!

Airnovation Summer Academy 2018

The second edition of the Airnovation Summer Academy will be hosted by Cranfield University from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 July 2018. During the Academy, Airnovation faculty including inspiring speakers, experts and coaches from Airbus and Cranfield will challenge student teams to use aerospace technology to develop future solutions for a major issue impacting billions of people.

Join us online for our livestreamed sessions and see how the students of all profiles develop their innovation skills and build a valuable network while using emerging and digital technologies to bring real value to society.

The Airbus Shopfloor Challenge at ICRA 2016

Team Naist, winners of the 2016 Airbus Shopfloor challenge

The Airbus Shopfloor Challenge invited robotics teams from around the world to create innovative robotic solutions for a real-life manufacturing challenge, and compete live at the IEEE 2016 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) 15-21 May 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden.