International Creatineer Competition

Annual AI and Robotics competition jointly organized by SIASUN and HKSTP.

This competition is open to students, startups, and professionals internationally.
Each team can assign a representative to sign-up individually.

International Track
North America, Europe, South East Asia, East Asia

TIMELINE

 
 
1. APPLICATION PERIOD
[From JULY 15th to SEPTEMBER 2nd - 23:59 HKT (UTC+8)]

Register on the platform and submit a recommended 10-slide PDF presentation. You can also upload a demo video of your project but it is optional.
Once the application period has ended, your submission will be reviewed by judges from the partners.
 
Your submissions will be judged based on:
  • Practicality (50%): How feasible is the solution to put into practice? Does the solution make sense financially? Will the solution be sustainable over the long term?
  • Originality (25%): How original is the solution in its use of new or existing technology to solve the problem described in the Brief? Are there other solutions available and if so, how does this differentiate from them?
  • Relevance (25%): Is the solution relevant for start-up success? If so, is it due to factors like: Economies of Scale? Network effects? Regulatory protection?
 
2. FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT
[SEPTEMBER 10th]

Announcement of the Top 2 Finalists from each of the 4 international regions will be delivered on the platform. Staff from HKSTP will then contact the finalists on the arrangement of travel and hotel accommodation packages.
  
3. FINAL COMPETITION OF INTERNATIONAL TRACK
[SEPTEMBER 24th at Hong Kong Science Park]

Final Competition of International Track and Award Ceremony will take place at Charles K. Kao Auditorium at Hong Kong Science Park. The 8 international finalists will present their projects in front of the jury panel.
 
Final Judging Criteria
We select the project from a business point of view. Judges will vote for the top three. 

REGIONAL CO-ORGANIZERS

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Chrysalix RoboValley Fund

North America + Europe

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TechBridge Ventures

Southeast Asia

OFFERS

to 2 Finalists from each of the 4 international regions

2 Finalists from each of the 4 international regions will be entitled to:
 
  • US$2,500 Flight & Accommodation allowance in Hong Kong
  • A complimentary 3-day study tour in Hong Kong, with lectures on HK Company Registration, Accounting, Marketing etc., plus visits to corporate partners
  • One-on-one coaching from PwC financial counselor

OFFERS

to 8 Finalists from International Track on Sept 24 Final Competition

  • 1
  • 2-3
  • 4-8
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1

Opportunity for US$250k Investment from HKX*
+
RMB10,000 of Tencent Cloud Credits
+
Up to US$30,000 landing support in Hong Kong
 

*Subject to Investment Committee’s decision and satisfactory due diligence

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2-3

RMB10,000 of Tencent Cloud Credits
+
Up to US$25,000 landing support in Hong Kong

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4-8

 RMB10,000 of Tencent Cloud Credits
+
Up to US$20,000 landing support in Hong Kong