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S.T. Yau High School Science Award (Asia)

The S.T. Yau High School Science Award is a research-based competition for brightest secondary students to emerge early and fast. Over a decade more than half of the awardees have received admission into Tsinghua University, Peking University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yale University, Princeton University, etc in the last decade. Eligibility:Enrolled secondary school students in Hong Kong and the Asian region outside Mainland China Subject Categories:1.Mathematics (including mathematics and statistics)2.Physics (including engineering physics)3.Biology (including biology and mathematical modeling of biological systems)4.Chemistry (including chemistry and pharmaceutical science)5.Computer Science6.Economic and Financial Modeling Competition Team:-Each team shall consist of 1 to 3 student member(s) from the same secondary school.-Each team shall have a supervisor from school/institution. Prizes for each subject category:1.Gold Award: Up to 1 with a cash prize of USD 5,0002.Silver Award: Up to 1 with a cash prize of USD 2,500 for Maths & USD 500 for others3.Honourable Mention: Up to 34.Certificate of Participation: All participants completing the oral defense will receive a Certificate of Participation Gold & Silver winning teams will be nominated to compete in YHSA Finale with cash prize of up to RMB100,000 in 2020.

Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Promotional Video Competition

To enhance public understanding of the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Mechanics and the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Workshops as well as promote the quality services of registered vehicle maintenance workshops and mechanics, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department jointly organises the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Promotional Video Competition with the Vehicle Maintenance Technical Advisory Committee. All Hong Kong permanent residents are welcome to participate in the Competition.  Objective To enhance public understanding of the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Mechanics (VRSVM) and the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Workshops (VRSVMW) as well as promoting the quality services of registered vehiclemaintenance workshops and mechanics, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) jointly organises the Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Maintenance Promotional Video Competition (the Competition) with the Vehicle Maintenance Technical Advisory Committee (VMTAC). All Hong Kong permanent residents are welcome to participate in the Competition.

Competition of Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters

As part of the mission of the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware to foster a tea drinking culture and enhance creativity in the art of pottery tea ware, the competition of Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters has been organized at regular intervals since 1986. The competition aims to stimulate general awareness of and interest in tea drinking and ceramic art in Hong Kong. An exhibition of selected works will be held from December 2021 onwards at the Flagstaff House Museum of Tea Ware. Theme: The theme of the competition is contemporary tea ware or tea-drinking related ware. The works submitted should be functional and creative. The range of entries includes teapots, teacups, cup stands, saucers, slop bowls, water boilers, ewers, tea caddies and fresh water jars, etc. The tea ware can be made and designed for the brewing and preparation of different types of tea such as green tea, white tea, oolong tea, black tea, Pu’er-type tea and scented tea which are classi¬ed according to their manufacturing processes and the colour of the tea decoction. Eligibility: The conditions of eligibility are as follows: (a) Open Category : The entrant should be residing in Hong Kong and in possession of a Hong Kong Identity Card. The entrant should submit entry in his/her personal capacity. School Category: The entrant should be full-time Hong Kong student aged 18 or below and submit entry through a local registered school. The entrant should create work(s) in his/her personal capacity. (b) Submitted works should be original ceramic creations hand-made by the entrants not more than two years from the date of entry, and should not have been awarded previously by any institution or organization, nor they have been donated or sold to any person, company, institution or organization. (c) The staff of the Hong Kong Museum of Art and adjudicators of this competition are not eligible to submit entries.

The 7th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

Since 2015, the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association have become the sole organizer of the regional competitions of two most prominent and widely recognized national innovation and entrepreneurship competitions for tertiary students, including, (1) the China College Students’ “Internet Plus” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition organized by the Ministry of Education; and (2) the “Challenge Cup” National College Students’ Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Contest organized by the Committee of the Communist Youth League of China.Every year, our Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre are responsible for selecting the most outstanding projects to represent Hong Kong in the aforementioned national stages, exposing talented Hong Kong students to cutting-edge innovative and entrepreneurship ideas and inspiring them with academic exchange among the brightest students nationwide. Through this eye-opening, first-hand experience, it is hoped that students could further develop their potential, sharpen their presentation and interpersonal skills and become future innovation and entrepreneurship leaders.

City I&T Grand Challenge

Innovation and technology is rapidly gaining speed in Hong Kong. As of 2019, our city has brought more than 3,100 home-grown start-ups to life, with more on the rise. We launched the first ever City I&T Grand Challenge ("The Grand Challenge") to solve important challenges that affect Hongkongers' everyday lives. The Grand Challenge engages people from all walks of life, from across the world to submit innovative ideas and transform them into impactful solutions.We believe that anyone can be an innovator, whether you are a student, employee, entrepreneur or retiree. The Grand Challenge invites you to help transform the future of Hong Kong, one idea at a time. If you enjoy tackling big picture issues, discovering creative solutions and moving the city forward into the future, the Grand Challenge is the perfect place for you to put your creativity and innovative skills to the test. Winners will have the chance to receive mentorship and shadow startups and advisors. Selected projects may even be productised, featured in exhibitions and roadshows, and enter incubation programmes! Submit your innovative idea as a team or an individual on the City I&T Grand Challenge website under any of the 6 groups: Primary School P1-3 (Yr 1-3) or P4-6 (Yr 4-6), Secondary School F1-3 (Yr 7-9) or F4-6 (Yr 10-13), University/Tertiary Institute, and Open Group.

SPONSORSHIP FOR INTERNATIONALDESIGN AWARDS 2020

SIDA (Sponsorship for International Design Awards 2020) No age-limit is imposed. Whether individuals or design companies are eligible to be subsidised for participating in any of the 24 specified International Competitions/Awards. Especially, we encourage young local design talent to apply. From entry fees to promotion fees of the competitions/awards, successful applicants can be reimbursed with “All Fee” as long as they are awarded in these specified international competitions/awards. Explore the international markets. Expand businesses. The “All Fee” can be up to HK$200,000 for each applying design unit. Apply now until 31 May 2021! Quotas are limited, “First-Come, First-Served”!