Jugend forscht (German youth science competition) – SMA hosts the regional event for North Hesse as part of the national competition and awards its own innovation prize.

Hesse SolarCup

Hessen SolarCup – SMA sponsors a competition during which school children build solar-powered model cars and boats.

Solar Decathlon – SMA sponsors student teams annually to take part in the international competition for designing the energy self-sufficient homes of the future.