HKIE Awards
The HKIE Enginpreneurs Award 2021 – Young Innovators (Deadline Extended)

Submission deadline extended to: 24 May 2021 (Monday), 5:00pm (Hong Kong time)

 

Under the theme for Session 2020/2021: “Believing is Seeing - Innovation for Transformation”, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) invites all current full-time tertiary (post-secondary) students to join “The HKIE Enginpreneurs Award 2021 – Young Innovators” (the Award) to demonstrate their innovative ideas in engineering which have potential of transforming into reality.

 

Theme
Building an Environmentally Sustainable Hong Kong

 

Eligibility

  • All full-time tertiary (post-secondary) students
  • Contestant(s) may either enter the competition in his/ her individual capacity or in a team consisting of no more than 4 persons
    Requirements
  • 1. Individual: MUST be a current student studying in engineering-related discipline
  • 2. Team: At least one current student studying in engineering-related discipline
  • Each student can submit ONE proposal for Individual OR ONE proposal for Team
  • All contestants / teams must adhere to the deadline(s), or else their submissions will be invalid
  • Each contestant / team must not accept or use any help from people not in their team
  • All the submissions MUST be original design and not yet submitted to other competition

 

Submission

  • Idea submission (to be submitted by 24 May 2021, 5:00pm)
    Each contestant/ team must submit:
    1. A proposal describing their idea, which must include:
        ˗ A list of team members, if applicable
        ˗ An outline of the idea, listing the key features
        ˗ The target user(s) and impact on the society
        ˗ English: max. 800 words
        ˗ max. of 2 photos/ graphics (optional)
    2. A video presenting their idea, covering
        ˗ benefits to the target user(s), impact on the society, etc
        ˗ length: max. 3 minutes
        ˗ format: min. resolution: 1920 x 1080p; max. file size: 500MB; file format: AVI, MPEG, WMV or MP4


Judging Criteria

Component and its Weighting Criteria
Proposal (40%) 1. Statement of the problem
    - Description of the identified problem or issue
    - Explanation of how this problem affects / the issue can improve the daily lives
2. Address the issue
    - Description of the idea
    - Explanation of the idea’s value to solve the identified problem/ address the issue and the implementation plan
Video (60%) 1. General Appeal
    - Is the idea appealing, relevant, or exciting?
2. Innovation and Uniqueness
    - Does it work efficiently and effectively? What would be the impact to the society?
3. Quality of Experience
    - Is the idea feasible and simple for implementation? Does the idea complete and in a way the user would expect?

 

Submission Deadline

All submissions must reach the HKIE Secretariat via online registration* no later than 5:00pm (Hong Kong time) on 24 May 2021 (Monday).
Winners will be notified in end-May 2021 for the Prize Presentation to be held on 13 June 2021.
* Please note that sign in of your personal Google account is required for registration.

 

Prizes

  • Champion: cash prize of HK$15,000 and a trophy
  • 1st Runner up: cash prize of HK$10,000 and a trophy
  • 2nd Runner up: cash prize of HK$7,000 and a trophy
  • Each contestant / team who have submitted a qualified proposal and video, and have met all the aforementioned criteria will be given certificate of participation

 

Enquiries
For further information and enquiries, please contact
The HKIE Secretariat – Special Duties & Planning Section
The HKIE Secretariat
Tel: (852) 2895 4446
Fax: (852) 2882 6825
Email: sd@hkie.org.hk

 

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Poster

 

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