18 Sep 2018 Update
Six months of the Challenge has gone by in a blink of an eye! After numerous workshops and presentations, here comes SciTech Challenge 2018 - HomeCare: Final Presentation and Award Ceremony.
We are pleased to once again announce that the SciTech Challenge will take place in Hong Kong, opening this March. Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks will be organising the contest, in joined hands, with Arrow Electronics, one of the Asia-Pacific's leading electronic component distributors.
SciTech Challenge is a competition open for innovators to pitch their products, through workshops and mentorship accelerate progress in their idea-to-development-to-prototype-to-production stages. > Bring ideas into realisation
This year, SciTech Challenge 2018, with the topic on Home Care, anticipates a wide range of potential ideas and products to solve some of the many daily life situations of patients with special-needs.
Where supply meets demand, key is to understand the needs and conditions of patients in order to explore applicable products. HKCSS[香港社會服務聯會] and Shatin Hospital will be supporting SciTech Challenge 2018, by revealing first hand insights and experience on handling post-surgery and special-needs patients.
More information of the contest may be found in the attachments below.
The Competition is open to all university students, incubatees/tenants in Science Park area, members from other co-working space and surrounding community members.
Registration opens March 19, 2018. Submission must complete by fill in online google forms and no paper entries will be accepted. Project proposals are to be submitted by the end of Phase 1. Projects must be related to Home Care [Definition as attached].
The assessment process consists of 2 rounds: PowerPoint submission (5 -10 slides) for Phase I screening and presentation with product prototype for Phase II. Deadlines will be announced in the 1st Briefing in April.
Winners of the Competition will be awarded a package which includes:
The Competition will also provide the participants a chance to introduce their business plans to an international panel of investors.
We invite interested parties to submit their online applications on or before April 27, 2018 [Extended] via the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/91aVevBTM0DvY5Ih2
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