• YOUNG INNOVATORS CHALLENGE 2017













CHALLENGE STATEMENTS

Describe how you would tackle one of the challenge statements in the areas of quality, safety, energy, environment and convenience listed below. You may choose to solve any problems that close to your heart within the proposed challenge areas
Example Users: Food Producers, Manufacturers, Purchasers, Consumers
FOod and Agriculture
How can we improve food consumption and agriculture based on these areas?
Quality   
To produce / deliver fresh food consistently
Safety 
To ensure food produced are safe from harmful chemicals
Energy  
To get accessible energy / alternative energy to power farming operations in rural areas 
To convert farming waste into reusable energy
Environment  
To prevent / terminate pests with less harmful mechanisms
To utilise minimal soil / space for farming 
Convenience
To apply water and fertilisers at the right time with the right amount
Example users: Vehicle owners, passengers, public transportation
automotive / mobility
How can we improve mobility and automotive issues based on these areas?
Quality   
To ensure vehicles are well-maintained 
Safety  
To ensure safety of passengers and drivers / riders 
Energy   
To save energy/fuel when using vehicles
Environment   
To reduce noise and/or air pollution from vehicles 
Convenience   
To locate vehicles when it is parked or missing 
To save travelling/commuting time 
Example users: Young and elderly patients, medical professionals, general public
healthcare
How can we improve healthcare based on these areas?
Quality
To track fitness level, health and general wellness 
Safety   
To alert hospitals/medical institutions on medical emergencies
To monitor status and health of patients in hospitals and homes
To keep medicines out of reach of young children 
Energy   
To provide power for hospitals and clinics when there is a power outage
To provide power for medical equipment in emergency situations without access to electricity
Environment   
To dispose medical waste and equipment safely and without harmful emissions and residues  
Convenience   
To have regular medical check-ups at home
To minimise time taken for medical consultation / check-up
To monitor own health for common illnesses 
Example users: Home owners, pets, families, elderly homes, neighbourhood, communities
home & shelter
How can we improve our home and shelter in these areas?
Quality 
To circulate clean air indoors
To keep the house clean
Safety  
To keep homes safe from intruders and break-ins
To ensure home owners are safe from accidents in the home
Energy
To save electricity, gas and/or water usage at home
To collect and store energy using the home
Environment   
To prevent or terminate pests using less harmful substance at home 
To sort home waste for upcycling, recycling or disposal
Convenience   
To save time performing household chores
Example users: Construction workers, miners, safety officers, technicians, mechanics, manufacturers, transporters, warehouse store managers, inventory checker
heavy equipment & machinery
How can we improve heavy equipment and machinery based on these areas?
Quality  
To ensure heavy equipment and machinery are well-maintained
Safety 
To provide preventive and protective measures for users at mining or industrial sites
To operate heavy equipment and machinery safely 
Energy   
To save fuel when using heavy equipment and machinery
Environment   
To reduce noise and/or air pollution from heavy equipment
Convenience   
To automate manufacturing, warehouse storage and heavy machinery usage
Example users: Purchasers, families & friends, potential shoppers
retail & customer journey
How can we improve retail and customer journey based on these areas?
Quality  
To ensure goods and services are always fresh and readily available for shoppers
To manage supplies, stocks & inventory 
Safety 
To check for expiry dates
Energy   
To save on energy in the retail store
Environment   
To use environmental friendly packaging of goods
Convenience   
To carry heavy goods while shopping
To make store and shelf layout accessible for all shoppers
To find the right items while shopping

PITCHING TEMPLATE

Pitching session must include:
  • Problem Statement 
  • Your Solution
  • Unique Selling Point (USP)
  • Solution Impact
  • Market Validation
  • Learning from YIC Program
Each teams will be given 5 minutes to pitch.
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