2020 APEC YES Challenge

Green Synergy Solutions in APEC Region

An Education Platform for STI to SMEs

8 - 11 September 2020
Feng Chia University (Chinese Taipei)

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APEC Research Center for Advanced Biohydrogen Technology (APEC-ACABT) invites young entrepreneurial teams across APEC Economies to join our competition of social innovation proposal for Green Synergy Development and Applications, 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.

2020 APEC YES Challenge First Prize - Team Brecon




for 1 team

Awarded to each member a certification


for 2 teams

Awarded to each member a certification


for 3 teams

Awarded to each member a certification

Cross-economy Innovation Award

for 1 team

Awarded to each member a certification

**Bonus to be announced

2020 APEC YES Challenge

Important Dates

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April 1st Deadline: Registration & Preliminary Round
April 9th Announcement of Semi-Pitch
April 11th - June 10th Start Semi-pitch Round Module 1 & Module 2
June 18th Announcement of the Finalists
June 20th - August 14th Start Online Final Pitch
September 8th - 11th 2020 APEC YES Challenge Offline Final Picth

Participating Institutions

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