Hong Kong District
Cisco Innovation Challenge
Make a better world with technology and innovation
Grasp this never seen great opportunity, and come up with your creative IoT solution to change the world!
IoT technology is expected to ease some of the world's most serious problems.
By 2030, 24.1 billion objects will be connected to the Internet, creating 1.5 trillion market value.
Through "competition to promote learning, education and application”, provide secondary school students with the ability to apply scientific and technological knowledge to solve real-life challenges.
The key goal of the challenge is to help students to build the key skills needed to become an innovator who can:
ACT LIKE A SOCIAL
THINK LIKE AN
CIC Special Features
Provide professional training and customized IoT course materials developed by Cisco to teachers and students at no cost.
Adopt IoT as the foundation to resolve real-life issues. Empower the students to become key members in the global village.
Participating teams will submit their STEM/IoT solutions by virtue of own development pace. Content of submission include: written proposals, demonstration video clips, and group presentations.
Upon being shortlisted for Phase 2, Cisco, Telstra and Hong Kong Broadband Network will provide mentorship for 2 months to assist each team with technical advice.
Student will gain first hand advice on STEM's influence in various career paths
Innovation Challenge Theme (2020/21): Internet of Things and Sustainable Earth
The team is free to choose one of the following topics and design innovative solutions to specific problems:
「Good Health And Well-Being 」
「Sustainable Cities And Communities」
Teams consisting of an instructor and 3-4 student should submit a 2-page concept note and 3-min Youtube Video for Phase 1 & a working IoT prototype for Phase 2
Participants must be registered secondary school student between the age of 13 to 16 (born between 2004 to 2007)
Trophies, prizes and cash prizes
School Participation Award &Excellent Teacher Award
Mentorship (upon qualify into Phase 2)
CIC Time-line :
26th Feb 2021, 11:59pm Submission of Application (Link), Student Start Learning Compulsory NetAcad course(s)
March 2021 Industry Information Sessions, Students Training
Phase 1 Submission_How to show students finished Ch 1 quiz (Link)
9th Apr 2021 Announcement of Shortlisted Phase 2 Teams, Mentoring Kick-off, Student Start Learning Compulsory NetAcad course(s)
Mid April 2021, Time：4:00pm ~ 5:30pm Mentorship Programme kick off Session
14th July 2021 Showcase of Solutions of Phase 2 (Online), 9 Teams of Finalist will be announced on 15th July 2021.
- 17th July 2021 Showcase of Solutions of Finals and Award Presentation in person
Active Participating School Award
Excellent Teacher Award
Award for Outstanding Performance
Award for Creativity
Shortlisted Final Round
St. Paul's Convent School 聖保祿學校
TECAS (Technology. Efficiency, Convenience, Affordable and Safety.)
St. Paul's Convent School 聖保祿學校
Lam Tai Fai College 林大輝中學
Our Lady's College 聖母書院
Po Leung Kuk Celine Ho Yam Tong College 保良局何蔭棠中學
La Salle College 喇沙書院
Smart Ventilation System for increasing Concentration of students using CO2 detection
Heung To Secondary School (Tseung Kwan O) 將軍澳香島中學
Christian Alliance Cheng Wing Gee College 香港九龍塘基督教中華宣道會鄭榮之中學
Good Health And Well-Being - 網上學習伴侶
St. Francis Xavier's School Tsuen Wan 荃灣聖芳濟中學