MAKERTHON Cohort #1
Accelerate innovative ideas into physical and/or digital prototypes that promote positive social impact
Please note that registration for the Makerthon starts on 7 August 2022 and closes on 30 September 2022.
EVENT DAY 1
All participants will form into teams of 4-6. Each team will comprise participants from Singapore and China to ensure a cross-cultural perspective.
The organiser will announce the topic to all participants, including the judging criteria. Participants will get to discuss among their team and ask the organiser questions about the challenge.
Participants will attend masterclasses about design thinking and product management.
START OF MAKERTHON
During the event, participants will meet to ideate solution and create a prototype for the challenge.
They will curate and design the product pitch to judges on the 15th day of the event.
There will be Panel Discussions to hear industry experts and professionals on their experiences and knowledge of IoT smart home ecosystem.
EVENT DAY 8
Masterclass sessions will be conducted to provide participants with some knowledge about product management and rapid prototyping.
Participants will have the opportunity to network with experienced mentors.
EVENT DAY 15
Teams will present and pitch their product concept and prototype to a panel of judges. They will receive comments and feedback from judges and awards will be given to outstanding teams.
Participants will conduct a facilitated closing interaction and insight sharing with teammates. Thus, building next level of cross border friendship.
Jointly organised in Singapore & China
This event is a 15-day cross-border challenge aims to accelerate innovative ideas into physical and/or digital prototypes that promote positive social impact.
Youth participants will be grouped into diverse team of 4-6 to complete in ideating and curating physical or virtual products.
During the event, we will organise workshops, expert panel discussions and mentors to support youth participants learning journey. Makerthon culminates in final pitch to a panel of judges to provide professional comments and advices.
In addition to design and innovate solutions, participants also get to build an extended network of peers and community beyond home country.