Hong Kong

Cisco Innovation Challenge

Global Problem Solver


Assessment Criteria

Phase 1

•Content (Including Topic, accuracy of information, design quality, use of IoT, social value, etc) – 30%

•Creativity – 20%

•Presentation skills (video) 30%

•Practicality of the solution – 20%

Phase 2

•Content (Including Topic, accuracy of information, design quality, use of IoT, Social value, etc) 30%

•Creativity – 20%

•Presentation skills – 20%

•Final Product (Prototype IoT component and coding language) – 30%

*Bonus for 60 or more NetAcad active students 15%

* School instructors extend the “Introduction to IoT” NetAcad course to more students across a school by registering them into the course. Students who complete at least one IoT quiz from 1 Sep 2018 to 27 Apr 2019 will become active students. If a school has more than 60 active students, 15% bonus mark will be given to each of their participating teams in phase 2.

Panel of Judges

Phase 2 Competition

  • There are 3 judging panels, each will responsible for judging 12-13 teams (of the 38 teams) and select 3 teams out of the teams into the final competition.
  • Each judging panel consist of 3 persons, they include, Cisco/Telstra and other industry representative (1), principal representatives from the 3 education co-organizers (1), tertiary education representative (1)

The Final Competition

Tentatively, the judging panel consist of 8 persons, they include, Cisco representative (1), Telstra and other industry representative (1-2), principal representatives from the 3 education co-organizers (3), HK Education Bureau Representative (1), tertiary education representative (1).