January 16, 2019 In Events & Updates
FYP+ Supporting Scheme 2019The FYP+ Supporting Scheme is a charity program organized by Hong Kong X Foundation, to promote innovation & Entrepreneurship. 40 excellent FYP projects will be selected from all local universities, with an award of HK$20,000 each, and 3 projects can win an additional HKD $50,000 grants in the final pitch.
What’s New this year?
FYP + two specific focus themes!· General Category：FYP+ Supporting Scheme 2018-2019 now welcome all students in universities of Hong Kong to apply! All student projects in various fields are welcomed! · Smart Building：The building and construction industry plays an important role in Hong Kong. However, Hong Kong is one of the most expensive city for its labours, and there is serious aging labour problem in this industry. The traditional way of building produces more than 50% of the solid waste, and is with low efficiency and long cycle time. How can we find innovative smart building solutions with new technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things? · New retail：Consumers habits and behaviours are changing. How can innovation and technologies help retailers deliver an better shopping experience? Particularly, in the supply chain for fresh fruits and vegetables, what can we do with innovation and technologies to enhance the consumer experience, with improvement on food safety, quality and cost in Hong Kong? Can data science, vertical farming and other solutions help improving the supply chain for fresh fruits and vegetables? For more details: http://www.hkxfoundation.org/fyp