Competition Themes and Judging Criteria

Competition Themes and Judging Criteria

Competition Theme

The ideas are not restricted by field limitations, and any idea can be submitted. After submission, the ideas will be classified into the following three tracks for review.


Track One: Green and Intelligent Technology


  1. Sustainable Technology – Including clean energy, waste management, sustainable agriculture, etc.
  2. Smart Cities – Covering smart infrastructure, smart transportation, energy efficiency, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
  3. Artificial Intelligence and Robotics – Advanced AI, machine learning, and robotics technologies applied across various industries.
  4. Material Science and Innovation: Discovering and cultivating new material technologies and applications with innovation and market potential.


Track Two: Healthy Living and Cultural Technology


  1. Healthcare Technology Innovation – Including telemedicine, wearable health devices, medical AI, etc.
  2. Education Technology Revolution – Online learning, adaptive learning technology, innovative educational management solutions.
  3. Food Technology – From sustainable agriculture to food delivery and healthy food solutions.
  4. Creative Culture – Combining creative thinking with technology to promote the digitization and interactivity of cultural content, the development of health education tools, and the design of intelligent products that enhance the quality of daily life.


Track Three: Finance and Business Innovation


  1. Financial Technology Innovators – Including blockchain, peer-to-peer lending platforms, insurance technology, etc.
  2. E-commerce Innovation – AI-driven shopping experiences, virtual reality/augmented reality shopping, etc.
  3. Social Impact – Projects that not only pursue economic benefits but also focus on positive social impact.
  4. Future of Work – Developing tools and platforms for remote work, team collaboration, productivity enhancement, and work-life balance.

First round judging criteria

  1. Quality of Idea: Is the project idea unique, innovative, and potentially disruptive? Does it address an existing problem or fill a market gap?
  2. Market Potential: Is there a significant demand for the product/service? Is the target market large enough and potentially profitable?
  3. Business Model Viability: Is the proposed business model reasonable and sustainable? How does the project plan to generate revenue and achieve profitability?
  4. Progress to Date: Even at an early stage, has the project demonstrated some tangible progress, such as an initial prototype, user testing, or market research?


Second round judging criteria

  1. Scalability: Does the project have the potential to expand in terms of production and market outreach?
  2. Competitive Advantage: Does the project possess distinct competitive advantages, such as proprietary technology, strong partnerships, intellectual property, or a unique business model?
  3. Financial Forecast: Are the financial projections for the project realistic and based on well-researched assumptions?
  4. Investment Potential: Is there a viable exit strategy for potential investors?
  5. Team Quality: Does the team possess the necessary skills, experience, and commitment required for the project’s success? Do the team members demonstrate good chemistry and mutual respect?