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L’innovateur 4.0 – Case Competition

Capgemini hosts the fourth season of L’innovateur, a campus innovation challenge for nine premier business schools of India, as part of the E.L.I.T.E. General Management Program. Participants are expected to identify solutions to business problems in various industrial sectors, using cutting edge technologies. The challenge is intended to give students a flavor of solving business problems using technology, while exposing them to the kind of work Capgemini is involved with, clarifying and reinforcing the positioning of E.L.I.T.E. program.


  • The challenge is open for second year business school students
  • Students can apply in teams of three members
  • One individual cannot be a member of more than one participating team
  • All members of a team should be from the same institute
  • At the end of first round, three teams will be shortlisted from each institute for the campus round
  • Top 10 teams from across campuses will be selected for the grand finale
  • Details and venue of the grand finale will be communicated to the shortlisted teams through their respective placement committees

Submission Details:

  • First Round:

Teams have to select one of the cases from the set of cases floated to them and submit a one-slide PowerPoint presentation outlining their understanding of the case and the proposed solution

  • Campus Round:

Three teams will be shortlisted from each campus, who will have to submit a detailed presentation of 4-5 slides explaining the different dimensions of the case, the issue, their approach, research methodology and the innovation they are proposing.

  • Grand Finale:

10 teams across campuses will be selected for grand finale where they will present their solutions to the Capgemini leadership.


  • The Challenge goes Live– October 8, 2021
  • Last day for submission – 23:59:59 on October 14, 2021
  • Results for first round –  October 22, 2021 (Tentative)
  • Last day for campus round submission – October 29, 2021
  • Campus Round – First week of November (Tentative)
  • Grand Finale – November 15, 2021 (Tentative)

Terms and Conditions:

 Each team to have a maximum of three members from the same institute

  • Prizes worth INR 200,000 to the winning team, INR 125,000 to the first runners up team and INR 75,000 to the second runners up team
  • Communication will be sent to the qualifying teams for further rounds
  • National winners, first runners up and second runners up will receive a PPI from Capgemini, subject to all other criteria for Final Placements being met
  • All decisions related to the event taken by Capgemini are final and no correspondence/ communication would be entertained from any entrant in this regard. Capgemini has the right to disqualify an entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe that the entrant has breached any of the competition rules.

Eligible Institutes for Participation:

  • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Indian Institute of Management Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
  • Indian Institute of Management Indore
  • Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode
  • Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • Faculty of Management Studies Delhi
  • XLRI Jamshedpur (BM & HR)
  • S P Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai