Deadline: 16 June 2017
Open to: full time university students including (undergraduate, postgraduates and doctoral students), college and polytechnics students
Venue: 11 – 15 September in Singapore
Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition (LKYGBPC) derives its name from Singapore’s founding prime minister, who developed the country’s defining business plan bringing the Asian city onto the global stage. It is this spirit of intelligence, entrepreneurship, innovation and ambition the competition enshrines as it invites the brightest minds from the world’s most entrepreneurial universities to come together to tackle the challenges of the 21’st century.
The competition is a platform for Singapore to engage with the global innovation & entrepreneurship community, and showcase our innovation capability and ambition to the rest of the world. This year participants are invited to propose innovative technology/data centric products and services that address the opportunities and challenges a smart city faces in the following areas:
The Semi-Finals will take place on 14 Septеmber 2017. Teams will draw lots to determine the order of presentation. Each team will be given a total of 20 minutes (including time for Q&A from the judges). One winner from each of the four Smart City categories will be selected to participate in the Grand Finals on 15th Sept. 2017. The Awards Presentation Ceremony will take place after the grand finals. All the participating teams will be invited to attend the Ceremony.
Persons eligible for the contest are:
The submissions will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Submission Requirements are the following:
The submission package must include:
Please also note the following key dates:
To register for the competition, please click here and register online. Deadline for applications and submissions is 16 June 2017.
For more information please visit the official website.