Circular Supply Chain Challenge

23-24 April 2022

We have zero years to solve for circularity.

Real Problems

Let's solve a real circular supply chain problem, together. The work starts with one and then another.


Global Teams

Global teams perform better because of expanded perspectives. Grow your global network.


New Solutions

This challenge will showcase fresh perspectives from thinkers all over the world.

Celebrating the

Winning Teams

Industrial Packaging Hackathon Winner

This challenge explored how to use persistent identity to created closed-loop industrial packaging. Hackathon winners are Team 10:

Team members: Akshay Sivach, Deepak Kumar, Deepak Joshi, Harsh Baiwal

Universities: Indian Institute of Management Udaipur

Countries: India

Industrial Packaging Community Choice

The Community Choice Award is based on votes from across the global supply chain community. The award winners are from Team 2:

Team members:  Kevin Fischer, Sandeep Sabat, Shubham Kumar, Jalewa Suhail Khan

Universities: Indian Institute of Management Udaipur,  University of Sheffield, University of Arkansas

Countries: India, UK, USA

Material Tracking Hackathon Winner

This challenge explored how to use persistent identity to track materials that leave our value chains. The hackathon winners are Team 4:

Team members: Azar MahmoumGonbadi, Charles Montama, Farouk Beddiaf, Mukesh Yadav

Universities: University of Sheffield, Kedge Business School, L’Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Technologie, Indian Institute of Management Udaipur

Countries: UK, France, Algeria, India 

Material Tracking Community Choice

The Community Choice Award is based on votes from across the global supply chain community. The award winners are from Team 2:

Team members:  Kevin Fischer, Sandeep Sabat, Shubham Kumar, Jalewa Suhail Khan

Universities: Indian Institute of Management Udaipur,  University of Sheffield, University of Arkansas

Countries: India, UK, USA

Persistent Identification for Circularity

This year's University Challenge explores the role of persistent identification for circular supply chains.

In teams, we'll tackle a problem from a real supply chain.

Each winning student earns $500 cash.

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