VTC Smart City and STEAM
CHALLENGE CUP 2024
VTC Smart City and STEAM
CHALLENGE CUP 2024
Smart Community: Living in a Green Urban City
VTC Smart City and STEAM Challenge Cup 2024 is to encourage students to use their creativities and apply STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) knowledges to develop feasible and innovative technologies solutions to solve different problems. It aims to actively promote STEAM education and promote sustainable development of smart cities.

The theme for this year is “Smart Community: Living in a Green Urban City”. In this challenge, we encourage students to think about how to create a smart and green community in Hong Kong, using their creativities and STEAM knowledge to enhance the quality of life for citizens while prioritizing environmental sustainability and providing sustainable environmental solutions.
THEMES AND ELIGIBILITY
OUR CHALLENGE
DFS STUDENT
DVE STUDENT – YOUTH COLLEGE
DVB STUDENT – YOUTH COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL
SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENT


  • The competition is open to secondary school students and VTC students from the Diploma of Foundation Studies Programme (DFS) or the Diploma of Vocational Education (DVE) programmes or the Diploma of Vocational Baccalaureate (DVB) programmes in VTC.
  • Each project team shall consist of 3 to 6 students from the same school or campus. Each project team shall invite a teacher or an instructor from the participating school or campus as its contact point with the Competition Secretariats for all the matters relating to the Competition.
  • The proposal must be an original work of the project team. By submitting an application to the Competition, the participants agree that the copyright in the entries shall vest upon Smart City Innovation Centre and STEAM Education Centre absolutely.
  • In case of disputes, the Organiser reserves the rights of final decision, including suspending, terminating or changing details of the Competition and its terms and conditions without prior notice.
YOUR CHALLENGE JOURNEY
OUR CHALLENGE
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
AND GUIDELINES
Submission Items
Craft your proposal in PowerPoint presentation which should not excced 15 pages
VIDEO

FOR VTC DFS/DVE/DVB STUDENTS ONLY

An introduction video not exceeding 2 minutes should include but not limited to the following items:

  1. Problem Scenario
  2. Product / Solution Design Approach
  3. Code Explanation and Illustration

Submission Guideline
Enhance Your Presentation &
Prototypes

Proposal should address the following points:

1. PROBLEM STATEMENT

2. IDEA

3. BENEFITS

4. IMPLEMENTATION

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
INNOVATION
20%
GREEN
20%
IMPACTS ON SOCIETY ON INDUSTRY
10%
AESTHETICS
10%
SMART TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS AND FEASIBILITY
25%
PRESENTATION
15%
PRIZES (PER CATEGORY)
PRIZES
ELECTRONIC GIFT VOUCHERS WORTH
CHAMPION
$6,000
1ST RUNNER UP
$4,500
2ND RUNNER UP
$3,500
STEAM INNOVATION AWARD
$2,000
SMART TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION AWARD
$2,000
GREEN AWARD
$2,000
COMMUNITY AWARD
$2,000
MERIT PRIZE X 10
$800
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