SS12 Challenge 2018 - Stamford International Universityen SS12 Challenge 2018 - Stamford International University


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Join an innovation challenge to be the best social innovators in Asia Pacific!



SS12 is an innovation challenge organized to recognize the best social innovators in Asia Pacific.

The theme for this year is ‘EMPATHY TO ENGINEERING: SOLUTIONS FOR MACRO ISSUES’.The theme of the competition is ‘Empathy to Engineering: Solutions for Macro Issues’.

  • Poverty & Famine
  • Healthcare
  • Sustainable Clean Energy
  • Woman Safety
  • Special Needs
  • Smart Cities
  • Disaster Management and First Aid
  • Illiteracy

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 18th June 2018
  • Date of preliminary competition : 1st August 2018
  • International Competition:  8th & 9th September, 2018, at NSBM Green University, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Prizes and rewards:

3 main preliminary competition prizes will be granted for the top competing teams and certification of participation by IEEE for all registered participants.

  • 1st Prize – 10,000 Baht plus an invitation to compete in the final event in Sri Lanka
  • 2nd Prize – 5,000 Baht
  • 3rd Prize – 3,000 Baht


1 Final International Competition Prize


  • 1st Prize – 1000 USD
  • Special WIE award for the best solution presented by a team consisting of more than 75% of female undergraduates


Rules for Participants

  • Team size:  Maximum of 4 members.
  • Mentor names should also accompany the team registration.
  • Teams are requested to register with the pilot for the first prelims.  After the selection, the winners would be automatically registered for the finals.
  • Teams are locked at the close of submissions 5 days before the first round contest, and no further changes to team members and mentors can be made after that date.

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