Registration for Huawei’s Tech4City Competition now open; $15,000 grand prize up for grabs

An additional $3,000 cash prize will be awarded to the team with the best innovation in mobility.

Farhana Subuhan

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Published: 17 April 2023, 1:19 PM

Youths aged between 18 and 35 can register for this year’s Huawei Tech4City Competition from now till Jul 23.

The competition invites youths to propose creative and innovative solutions using digital technology to build a sustainable and liveable Singapore.

Participants are expected to submit an original proposal based on five themes – Well-being, Learning, Mobility, Finance and Energy.

Following the application phase, 16 shortlisted teams will advance to the semi-finals. There, they will be coached by assigned mentors.

The top eight finalists will then be announced after the next video submission on Aug 20.

The final round of Tech4City will be held in September, where finalists will pitch their solutions to the competition’s advisory council to vie for cash prizes of $15,000 (Grand Prize), $8,000 (Second Prize), $5,000 (Third Prize) and $1,000 (Consolation Prizes for the next five teams).

An additional $3,000 cash prize will be awarded to the team with the best innovation in mobility.

Three separate dialogues covering the five themes will be held in April, May and June to allow participants to expand their knowledge on the various themes prior to the submission deadline.

The dialogues will be conducted by industry experts, public sector partners and Huawei’s internal experts.

Participants can register for the competition in teams of two to four members. The submission must be in PDF form and must not exceed three pages. It should succinctly mention the following: Problem statement, research insights, solution, execution plan and social value.

They may choose to include slides and video demo in the annex of the PDF document.

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