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Innovation for Smart City Competition

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Formulate any smart city initiative or deliverable based on the 6 areas of Smart City Blue Print 2.0 of Hong Kong. It could be an improvement of existing deliverables or a brand new idea falling into any one of these 6 categories:

  1. Smart Mobility;
  2. Smart Living;
  3. Smart Environment;
  4. Smart People;
  5. Smart Government; and
  6. Smart Economy.

A seminar from Government representatives will be held on 17 Dec 2022 at PolyU for interested applicants to understand more about smart city deliverables/systems developed in Hong Kong.


Target Participants:
  • F.4-6 secondary school students
  • 3-4 students in a group
  • with a supervising school teacher


  1. A power point presentation of no more than 10 slides introducing background, innovation, feasibility, data and technology required, expected users and degree of acceptance or popularity; and
  2. A video within 5 minutes to demonstrate the proposed smart city deliverable.


  • Overall Champion*

*The Champion Group and Teacher Supervisor are awarded an overseas smart city visit in Singapore during summer of 2023.

  • Gold award (top 10%)
  • Silver award (top 11-30%)
  • Bronze award (top 31-60%)


  1. Each group will receive a medal and all awardees will receive individual certificate.
  2. Awardees may be invited for interviews if they choose the PolyU’s relevant BSc programme in the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics as their Band A choice AND record the award properly in the “Other Experiences and Achievements (OEA)” section of the application form for Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS).


Judging Panel contains representatives from:

  • Office of Government Chief Information Officer, HKSAR Government
  • Transport Department, HKSAR Government
  • Lands Department, HKSAR Government
  • Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Important Dates:




Seminar registration

5th Dec 2022


Seminar on “Smart City Development in Hong Kong”

  • by Government representatives

17th Dec 2022

9:30am – 12:00nn

Topic submission for Innovation for Smart City Competition

13th Jan 2023


Final submission for Innovation for Smart City Competition

31st May 2023


Announcement of list of finalists

  • finalists will be invited for demonstration in early July 2023

June 2023


Announcement of list of awardees

Early July 2023


Award Presentation Ceremony

September 2023



Seminar on “Smart City Development in Hong Kong”

Register now! 


Topic Submission for Competition:

Coming soon


<<Competition Leaflet>>



Ms Anna Choi 

Tel: 8158- 3400 8158 


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