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5th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

Date:Application Deadline: 22nd March 2019 (Friday)

"5th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
5th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

Challenge Cup

Don't miss the chance. Come and take part in the annual innovation and entrepreneurship event for higher education institutions. Entrepreneurship group welcomes graduates, joint participation of academic staff and students.

The winning Innovation Projects will continue to represent Hong Kong in the "Challenge Cup" National College Students’ Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Contest(「挑戰盃」全國大學生課外學術科技作品競賽)which is recognized as the “China Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Olympic” while the winning Entrepreneurship Projects will enter the “China College Students’ “Internet Plus” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition”(「中國聯網+」大學生創生創業大賽), which is known as “The Best and Biggest Roadshow Platform Worldwide”.

Details of the Competition:

Deadline Application Deadline: 22nd March 2019 (Friday)
Project Submission Deadline: 15th April 2019 (Monday)
Categories (A) Innovation (Research Thesis/Invention)
  1. Life Sciences;
  2. Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering;
  3. Information Technology;
  4. Mathematics & Physic/Mechanics & Control System
Individual or Team Project (2-4 members from the same institute)

(B) Entrepreneurship
  1. Entrepreneurship Proposal;
  2. Startup;
  3. Growth Enterprise
2 and 3 welcome graduates, cooperative projects of teaching staff and students
Team Project (3 or more members, could be from different institutes)
  1. All Categories: Hong Kong full time diploma, higher diploma, associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree students (on-job postgraduates exclusive).
  2. Category (B)2 and (B)3: Eligibility listed above, or graduates within 5 years, or cooperative projects with academic staff and students.
  1. Awards: Grand Award, First Place Award, Second Place Award, Third Place Award
  2. Outstanding Award: to be awarded to institute which had submitted the highest number of outstanding projects
  3. Top winners will represent HKSAR and their colleges in the “Challenge Cup” and “Internet +” National Contests at Beijing and Hangzhou respectively.
Details and Online Registration (will be updated continuously)

For enquiries, please contact Ms Sian Chan at 3442 6707 or email to

Contact Information
Dr. Sian Chan
Tel: 3442 6707