APEC-ACABT YES Challenge

Simple Human Resources to Symbiotic Green Makers

An education platform for STI to SMEs


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APEC Research Center for Advanced Biohydrogen Technology (APEC-ACABT) invites young entrepreneurial teams across APEC Economies to join our Human Resources Development-based (HRD-based) competition of social innovation proposal of green economy, for not only tackling climate change and our community problems but also promoting sustainability awareness.

Based on a well-designed Online/Offline (O2O) platform, participatory mutual learning and co-creating process will be highly valued. The competition rules especially aim at mutual contributions for improving disadvantaged groups in sense of inclusive economy.

Innovative and feasible Micro, Small, and Medium Entrepreneurship (MSME) business models will be required in formative and summative reports. The winners will be encouraged by awards and entitled to get access to entrepreneurial training program in Chinese Taipei.


Pollinate Energy Fellowship

Prizes

1st

for 1 team

US$2,000 cash prize

Awarded to each member a certification and a medal

2nd

for 2 teams for each

US$1,200 cash prize

Awarded to each member a certification and a medal

3rd

for 3 teams for each

US$600 cash prize

Awarded to each member a certification and a medal

4th

for 4 teams for each

US$300 cash prize

Awarded to each member a certification and a medal

Best Tomorrow Leader Award

for 1 person

US$1,000 cash prize

Awarded to one outstanding student a medal

Based on the willingness of the teams winning the 1st and 2nd place, the sponsors will offer free consultations for modifying their business plans till to be accessible to global funding and fair trade. The organizer will invite the impact-investors to attend the final pitch and connect capital markets with the teams.

Congratulation

2017/04/07

Congratulations to the top 21 teams!

 

List of Enrolled Teams in Semi-Pitch

Participating institutions

Names are listed alphabetically

Supervisors
Organizer
Co-organizers
Sponsors
Implementer