Young Talents in Automation Award

Within the Competence Center on Automation (CCoA), students from universities and vocational schools in Morocco have worked on automation projects using PLCnext technology. Due to the outstanding performance of the students, Phoenix Contact is awarding the best three projects with a prize.

The “Young Talents in Automation Award” is endowed with 1,000 Euros for the first prize, 750 Euros for the second prize, and 500 Euros for the third prize.


To compete for the prize, students must submit a poster about their projects and a registration form by September 9 2022. Below you can download the registration form, the poster template for inspiration and a guideline to support you when creating your own poster:

A committee of experts will evaluate the submissions and select the winners. The winners will be informed on 15 September 2022. The award ceremony is taking place at CCoA conference “Creating Competences in Automation: Talents and Industry 4.0 Projects for Moroccan Manufacturing” which is part of the international conference Smart Applications and Data Analysis for Smart Cyber-Physical Systems (SADASC) on 24th of September in Marrakech.

Selected posters will also be exhibited at this conference.

Please, send your submission (registration from and poster) to Ms. Carolina de Rezende Vaz da Costa,

We are excited to receive your submissions and wish everyone good luck!

If you have any questions, please, contact Ms. Carolina de Rezende Vaz da Costa via