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MINI INNOVATION HACKATHON

WASTE 

A) Food waste: build a simple and efficient food waste transferring and reusing system for rotten or soon-to-be-expired food for supermarkets or restaurants

 

B) Plastic waste: come up with an innovative method of reusing, recycling or replacing take-away plastic cups from shops?

 

C) Fashion waste: find a way for fashion waste to be applied into a new product either within the fashion industry or reused in another industry, such as furniture or  interior design

HEALTHCARE 

A) Support patients and consumers to have more convenient access and personalised solutions to limited health care services.

 

B) Improve patient management for both healthcare professional and patient with more patient-centric solutions.

 

C) Increase utilisation rates and coverage of medical resources  particularly in last-mile areas

 

D) Provide customers/patients with more visual and easy-to-access product information or usage guidance

JUDGING CRITERIA

Solution-oriented

How does your business model help to resolve the issue at hand?

MARKET-COMPATIBLE

Is your idea something a Chinese consumer would use & want?  Will they be willing to spend the time & money on your idea?

COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Is there a need for your product? What is your product’s competitive advantage and point of differentiation?

INNOVATIVE

Is your business unique? Does it utilize a new and innovative business model, technology or concept?

SCALABLE

Is your idea able to be expanded or upgraded on demand? Is it sustainable in the long run (from a cost and resource perspective)?