22Saturday, 22 Sep 2018

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks will be organising  SciTech Challenge 2018 Home care, 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.

 

Participants

The Competition is open to all university students, incubatees/tenants in Science Park area, members from other co-working space and surrounding community members.  

 

The panel of judges:

  1. Dr Crystal Fok, HKSTP, Associate Director, Robotics and MPE, HKSTP
  2. Mr YS Chan, Director, Engineering Solutions Center, Arrow Asia Pacific
  3. Ms Grace Chan, General Manager, Innovation and Technology for Ageing, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service.
  4. Dr Lucas C. K. Hui, Senior Director, Astri

Awards:  

Winners of the Competition will be awarded a package which includes:

 

STUDENT GROUP  
Champion:  HKD$3,000 + Robotics Garage 3D Printing coupon ($500)
1st Runner-up:  HKD$2,000 + Robotics Garage 3D Printing coupon ($500)
2nd Runner-up:  HKD$1,000 + Robotics Garage 3D Printing coupon ($500)
Best Presentation Award:  SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 500Gb
All Top 8 teams:  SolidWorks Education Program
   
OPEN GROUP  
Champion:  HKD$30,000 + Fast track to HKSTP Incubation Program + Samsung IoT Development Kit + Robotics Garage 3D Printing coupon ($500)
1st Runner-up:  HKD$15,000 + Fast track to HKSTP Incubation Program + Samsung IoT Development Kit + Robotics Garage 3D Printing coupon ($500)
2nd Runner-up:  HKD$5,000 + Fast track to HKSTP Incubation Program + Samsung IoT Development Kit + Robotics Garage 3D Printing coupon ($500)
Best presentation Award:  SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 500Gb
All Top 10 teams:  Arrow Open Lab membership, Robotics Garage Membership

 

Six months of the Challenge has gone by in a blink of an eye!

After numerous workshops and presentations, the result of SciTech Challenge 2018 - HomeCare comes out!

Conguatulation!

Open group Team Name
Champion: BNET-TECH Company Limited
1st Runner up: Robot Data
2nd Runner up: AiESTRI
Best Presentation Award: BNET-TECH Company Limited
   
Student group Team Name
Champion: Smart Medicine Bag
1st Runner up: Re-Joint
2nd Runner up: BHNKC Robotics Team 
博愛醫院歷屆總理聯誼會梁省德學校 
Best Presentation Award: 博愛醫院歷屆總理聯誼會梁省德學校