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Invitation】Hult Prize Campus Final Competition 2019

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

 

I Background

Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from universities around the world. Hult Prize was named as a “Top 5 Ideas Changing the World” in Time Magazine. 14 Hult Prize Finalists were honored Forbes “30 Under 30” in 2016.

 

The Shenzhen Creative December Hult Prize Competition 2019 aims at cultivating the creative spirit and creative thinking among university students through cultural experiences, lectures, exchanges, and experiential learning in hopes to nurture and support the next generation of entrepreneurs.

 

II Competition Road Map

Apply as a team (1-4 students/ team)      Date: Nov 1st—Nov 10th

Empower: 2 Days HK Training               Date: Nov 16th—Nov 17th

Idea Structuring                                     Date: Nov 1st—Dec 1st

Mentoring: Workshop & Mentoring        Date: Nov 30th

Competition: Semi-Final Presentation & Finalist Presentation      Date: Dec 1st

 

 

III Hult Prize Campus Final Competition Invitation

- Students are invited to apply on an individual basis and build a team during the Challenge or apply as a team (1-4 students/ team).

- Theme: Sustainable start-ups for a better planet: Clean water and sanitationor Sustainable cities and communities.

- HK Innovation Tour: 15th- 16th (Fri—Sat)

(26 Selected Students, First Come First Serve)

*Includes lunch & dinner, accommodation, and transportation to & from the meeting point.

*Please bring your ID & Exit-Entry Permit for Traveling to/ from Hong Kong and Macao (港澳通行證) with you, and check whether it's within the validity period.

- Competition Date: Nov 30th — Dec 1st (Sat-Sun)

Nov 30th: Workshop & Mentoring

Dec 1st: Finalist Presentation

- Quota: 100 students (1-4 students each team)

- Competition Language: English

- Venue: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

*Includes lunch & dinner.

 

 

IV Awards:

- Cash Awards: Champion Team10000; 1st Runner-up 5000; 2nd Runner-up3000

- The eligible winning team from CUHK-Shenzhen can get fast-tracked to Hult Prize Regional Final

 

V SubmissionDeadline: Nov. 12th, 2019 Mon, 10:30 am

Interested students, please register at https://www.wjx.top/jq/48774043.aspx;

Or Scan the QR Code below:

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- If any question, pleaseEmail: cide@cuhk.edu.cn

- Phone Call: 0755 - 23518766

As quota is limited, we encourage students to register as soon as possible. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Join us NOW!

 

VI Schedule

DAY 1 (Friday, 15 Nov)

Hong Kong

DAY 2 (Saturday 16 Nov)

Hong Kong

Saturday 30th Nov

Shenzhen

Sunday 1st Dec

Shenzhen

8:30 am Registration

*Please bring your laptop, we will have a robot making workshop on Nov 16th

7:30 am-8:45 am

Breakfast

8:30 am-9:00am

Registration

8:30 -9:00am

Team Registration

9:00 am

Arrive Hotel, Hong Kong,

Sha Tin (drop off luggage)

8:50 am-12:00 pm

Training workshop II: Make your own transformer with COCOROBO

*Please bring your laptop

9:00am-12:30 pm

Opening Ceremony & Pitching & Mentoring

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Final Dash & Mentoring

10:15 am

Learning trip at Tai Kwun, Central

https://www.taikwun.hk/en/

 

 

12:30 pm

Lunch Break

12:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:30 pm-5:00 pm

Mentoring

 

2:00 pm-4:30 pm

Learning trip at Hong Kong Science Technology Parks (HKSTP)

https://www.hkstp.org/en

 

 

 

3:30 pm Seminar I:

Entrepreneur Sharing

2:30 pm-4:00pm

Learning trip at The Mills

http://www.themills.com.hk/

 

 

2:30 pm-4:00 pm

Semi-Final Presentation

4:45 pm

Check-in

4:15pm - 5:45 pm

Local Tour – to Tsuen Wan Plaza 荃灣廣場 (TBC)

http://www.tsuenwanplaza.com.hk/#/tc

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Finalists Announcement and Networking

*Dress Code: Business casual

5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Entrepreneurial sharing-AI-related (TBC)

5:45 pm

Back to Shenzhen

6:00 pm-10:00 pm

Idea Structuring

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Closing Ceremony and Award Presentation

*Please don’t leave the hotel after 8:30 pm.