Connect for Change - idea competition
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12:00pm - 06:00pm
Online
What is Connect for Change?

Connect for Change is an idea competition for you to collaborate with fellow students to create changemaking solutions for pressing sustainability challenges. Together, we can be part of the solution in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

 How does it work?1. Apply and Choose Your Track

Decide on which Track you would like to work on, then fill out the application form here.

2. Follow the Innovation Process
  • Open Track teams will define a problem under SDGs 3, 10 or 13 and design a solution to tackle it.
  • Challenge Track participants will work together as a team to generate a solution that solves one of the challenge topics announced at the Kick-off Evening on 9 April 2021 (Fri).
3. Present Your Solution

On 24 April 2021 (Sat), teams from both tracks will present their solutions to our panel of judges. Judges will evaluate the solutions on a variety of criteria, ranging from innovation to feasibility, and winners from each track will be selected.

 

Prizes

Individuals: All participants will receive a named certificate (final presentation required)

Winners: For both Challenge and Open Tracks teams

  • Champion: HK$10,000
  • 1st Runner up: HK$7,000
  • 2nd Runner up: HK$5,000

 

APPLY NOW

Application deadline: 21 March 2021 (Sun)

When
to
Time
12:00pm - 06:00pm
Where
Online
Event Format
Recommended For
UG students
PG students
Alumni
Faculty and staff
More Information
https://engage.ust.hk/event/6930554
Organizer
HKUST Connect
Registration
https://engage.ust.hk/event/6930554
Contact
changemaker@ust.hk
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