Contest is complete. Prize winners announced below!

NXP Cup Electromaker Innovation Challenge

Innovation Challenge

When we launched the NXP Cup Electromaker Innovation Challenge, we expected high-quality projects. Still, the caliber of NXP Cup autonomous automobiles submitted absolutely astounded us. From aesthetics to functionality, the self-driving cars created for the NXP Cup Electromaker Innovation Challenge proved impressive. And that made picking just three winners pretty difficult. In our mind, all participants are winners

A major thank you to NXP for collaborating with us to empower makers around the world, to contest participants, and our dedicated Electromaker family of readers all over the globe. But without further ado, here are the NXP Cup Electromaker Innovation Challenge winners!

1st place - Team VAXNA: Coming in at first place with a super cool custom-built PCB, an excellent soldering job, and outstanding documentation, Team VAXNA completely stunned us. Top job, Team VAXNA!

2nd place - Team rascar2020: Sliding in at second place is the aptly-named Team rascar2020. We loved their use of 3D printed parts, and additions such as an ultrasonic sensor, plus a fan that added down-force to achieve better cornering speeds. A bang up job by Team rascar2020!

3rd place - Team witek117: Last but certainly not least is Team witek117 with their Knight Rider autonomous vehicle. For starters, we appreciated their car name, the Knightrider:kitty, a reference to the classic David Hasselhoff-starring television series “Knight Rider.” We applaud their use of custom PIXY firmware, a terrific feat, and a laser on the front of the car gets extra points.

Nxp Cup - Autonomous Racing Car

Autonomous cars are starting to rule world. So let's try to make our own and go to race!

Supersmart Autonomous Car (nxp Cup 2020)

Badass robot car developed by reasonably advanced monkeys


Autonomous car which can fast race alone on white track and can omit obstacles. Also it can react to some special patterns noticed on the ground.

Currus Futuristicus

We are participating in the NXP Cup, it’s a competition where we build and program an autonomous robotic car. We want to demonstrate that anybody with determination can learn to code, with the majority of the team having never coded before. We would like your support to demonstrate that anybody can do it.

Nxp Cup Project

The NXP Cup is a world wide competition where trio student teams build and program an autonomous model car to be raced on a track. The fastest one achieving one lap within its three attempts win the most points. There is also other tracks with various specificities, being part of optional extra disciplines.

Nxp Cup

Building an autonomous car for a race competition with different tests


Project Submissions open: Oct 7th 2019

Project Submissions close: April 30th 2020

Winners Announced: May 8th 2020