Office of Education Development and Gateway Education

Local Competitions

Local Competitions

 

Organised by Government

 

To encourage innovation and excellence among Hong Kong’s ICT talents and enterprises in their constant pursuit of creative and better solutions to meet business and social needs.

NAME  

THE HONG KONG ICT AWARDS

CATEGORY

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and technology

REGIONS

Local

PRIZE

  • Trophies (Gold / Silver / Bronze) or certificates for the Hong Kong ICT Awards
  • Admission to the Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation’s Incu-App programme
  • One-year free subscription to Cyberport's Collaboration Centre's services
  • Participate in investment matching activities of the Hong Kong Business Angel Network (HKBAN)

ELIGIBILITY

  • Hong Kong’s ICT talents and enterprises that invent ICT-based products/ services/ applications/ websites or programs

DEADLINE

Varies according to award categories

ORGANIZER  

Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

 

 

 

 

 

To enhance understanding of "poverty relief" and "social innovation", to inspire innovative ideas and actions to tackle social and poverty problems and to nurture capability in social entrepreneurship among students.

NAME  

Social Innovation CEO Competition

CATEGORY

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Care

REGIONS

Local

PRIZE

  • UK/Singapore Social Innovation Trip
  • Corporation Internship
  • HK$300,000 Start-up Fund
  • One-to-one guidance by CEO and professional advisory service
  • Free co-working pass membership

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Full-time tertiary students

DEADLINE

Stay tuned for new application announcement

APPLICATION METHOD Contact EDGE for nomination details.

ORGANIZER  

Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund (“SIE Fund”), Youth.gov.hk

 

 

Orgainsed by Non-Governmental Organization

 

A platform for idea-stage entrepreneurs to kick start projects through networking and expertise exchanges and to promote social entrepreneurship and business 2.0 concepts in Asia

NAME  

Asia Social Innovation Award (Hong Kong Region)

CATEGORY

Entrepreneurship, Social Sustainable
Development, Innovation and Technology

REGIONS

Regional (Hong Kong)

PRIZE

  • Up to HK$4000
  • Coaching in Social Start-up Workshop
  • One-year membership in the “House of Social Innovators”
  • One-year co-working space membership at The WAVE
  • Proceed to the Asia Region Competition

 

ELIGIBILITY

No special requirement

DEADLINE

Stay tuned for new application announcement

ORGANIZER  

Social Ventures Hong Kong (SVhk)

 

 

 

 

 

To encourage creative entrepreneurial approach to solve real world social issues

NAME  

Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge

CATEGORY

Social Enterprise, Social Sustainable
Development

REGIONS

local

PRIZE

  • Startup Award up to $60,000 for each member

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • All students in diploma, associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs offered by any participating institution are eligible to take part in the competition
  • Overseas graduates with Hong Kong citizenship

DEADLINE

Stay tuned for new application announcement

ORGANIZER  

Center for Entrepreneurship of The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

 

 

 

 

A contest for remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV). It aims to connect students and educators with professionals from marine industries to promote the development of technical, problem solving, critical thinking, and teamwork skills

NAME  

The IET/MATE Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge 2016

CATEGORY

Engineering, Marine conservation,Marine Advanced Technology

REGIONS

Regional (Hong Kong)

PRIZE

  • Winners in Hong Kong will go to the International Finals in Houston, Texas, USA
  • Some sponsorship is available to assist winning Hong Kong teams in going to the International Contest

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Students in Undergraduate level and Graduate level

DEADLINE

Stay tuned for new application announcement

ORGANIZER  

The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Hong Kong (IET HK)

 

 

 

 

 

To encourage the public to explore and discover social enterprises and community values

NAME  

Travel for Good – Design your community route

CATEGORY

Social Value, Tourism, Social Enterprise, Community Development

REGIONS

Local

PRIZE

  • Varies according to award categories

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Hong Kong residents or visitors who are above 15 years old

DEADLINE

Stay tuned for new application announcement

ORGANIZER  

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS)

 

 

 

 

 

To inspire the younger generation and to advance technological entrepreneurship through competition and learning

NAME  

YDC E-Challenge

CATEGORY

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity

REGIONS

Local

PRIZE

  • Cash prize up to HK$30,000
  • Admission into the HKSTPC Incu-Tech or Incu-Bio Programme (for the Awardees of HKSTPC Technopreneur Awards)

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Full-time tertiary students in Hong Kong; including, but not limited to, undergraduates, postgraduates, research students and international exchange students

DEADLINE

Stay tuned for new application announcement

ORGANIZER  

The Young Entrepreneurs Development Council (YDC)

 

 

Organised by Private Firms

An opportunity for academic exchanges and a platform for the search of innovative talents from the tertiary institutions in Hong Kong

NAME  

“Challenge Cup” National Competition - Hong Kong Regional Final

CATEGORY

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

REGIONS

Local

PRIZE

  • Top winners will represent HKSAR and their institutes participating in the “Challenge Cup”

ELIGIBILITY

  • Full-time diploma associate’s bachelor’s master’s and doctoral degree student (On-job postgraduates exclusive)

DEADLINE

Stay tuned for new application announcement

ORGANIZER  

Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association