Nokia Bell Labs Students Award 2018 - Budapest

Nokia Bell Labs Student Award 

Are you a MSc or PhD student with a taste for technology and innovation?
Apply for our Nokia Bell Labs Student Award!

Through research and innovation, Nokia Bell Labs ( is changing the way people connect with the world. Information theory, transistors, laser, satellite communication, Unix - just a few examples of transformational discoveries and technology by Bell Labs scientists. We believe in the talent and potential of young minds, which is why Nokia Bell Labs invites you to present your own accomplishments achieved during your student years.

First Step: Call for your Submission

Submit an extended abstract to enter the competition for the final award. Submissions must be succinctly summarized on two pages using this template (or its Latex equivalent from IEEE Template for Transactions).

Finalists need to create a poster

The format of the poster will be announced later to the finalists

Invited Presenters

Authors of notable work will be personally invited to join us at the Nokia Bell Labs Future X Day in Budapest. You will have the opportunity to engage with Bell Labs researchers, present and discuss your work, and receive professional feedback.


Three finalists will be selected into a final round to present their work to the whole audience at the Nokia Bell Labs Future X Day.


After the presentation of the finalists, the jury announces the winner of the prestigious Nokia Bell Labs Student Award. The winner receives a certificate a trophy and a Nokia smart phone, and becomes eligible for a personal discussion with our senior managers and researchers.


Submission Deadline: October 1, 2018

Invitation to Nokia Bell Labs Future X Day: October 3, 2018

Nokia Bell Labs Future X Day: October 9, 2018


Master Students, PhD Students