Introduction

Since its launch in 1997, the “Hong Kong Youth Science and Technology Innovation Competition” is now the largest and most popular science competition in Hong Kong with nearly 4,000 applicants from over 400 schools participating in this annual event. The competition targets on kindergarten, primary and secondary school students and teachers, with categories including Science Fiction Drawing, Invention, Research, OutstandingSTEM Activity, Outstanding STEM Teacher and Outstanding STEM School.

Organizer
Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association
(Commissioned by Education Bureau Chief Curriculum Development Office(Gifted Education))

Co-organizer
Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Sponsor
Childrenscience, Workshop Dynamics Ltd, Hanshin STEM, Coleman Wai Design, Everything Organic, New Smart Name Cards Club, Titanology Limited

Special Award Sponsor
Bull.B Technology Limited, Emerson,  Welfare Electronic Component Limited, Hong Kong Council for Testing and Certification, Occupational Safety and Health Council, Polar Research Institute of Hong Kong, TamJai SamGor Mixian

Supporting Organization

Hong Kong Science & Creativity Society, Hong Kong Science Talent Society, Hong Kong STEM Education Association, Intellectual Property Department, The Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education, Hong Kong Federation of Invention & Innovation, Hong Kong Association for Testing, Inspection and Certification, E-School, Fannyee, Union of Government Primary School Headmasters and. Headmistresses, New Territories School Heads Association

Objectives

  • To advocate STEM education, arouse students' interests and strengthen students' interests and raise their standard in science, and to nurture young science talents for the society.
  • To stregnthen studnets' creativity, innovative and practical skills in order to overcome challenges in the future.
  • To stimulate students' imagination in scientific research and invention, and to allow them to put their ideas into practice.
  • To provide an opportunity for students to showcase their scientific and innovative ideas.
  • To encourage and commend outstanding schools, teachers and student societies who are dedicated in promoting science and technology education.


Targets

Kindergarten students, primary and secondary school students, teachers, lab technicians and teaching assistants

In the event of students or teams representing Hong Kong in national or international competitions organised or co-organised by the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association and attaining awards, the information of the award received (e.g. First, Second or Third place or other notable awards) and of the students, such as name, class level and name of school, will be uploaded to the “Education Bureau Data Bank of Hong Kong High Achieving Students” of the Young Achievers’ Gallery (YAG) for public viewing after verification.