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YOUTH 2021

Preface

YOUTH 2021 is an inaugural invention and innovation online competition by the Center for Diploma Studies, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (CeDS, UTHM).


The intention was to inculcate invention and innovation among youth, especially at higher education levels and society as well. Aside, we aspired to go beyond by adding more values along the way.

INVENTION = A new design or invention, either in a form of a tangible (e.g. physical) or intangible product (e.g. digital).

INNOVATION = A renewal or innovation towards current tangible (e.g. physical) or intangible (e.g. digital) products.

 

QUICK INFO

PLATFORM: Online (to be announced later...)

D-DAY: 30th NOVEMBER 2021 (Tuesday)

10.00 am - 10.30 am: Opening Ceremony

11.00 am - 12.30 pm: Keynote Speaker

3.00 pm - 5.00 pm: Medal Announcement & Closing

MANDATORY MODE OF SUBMISSION:

Poster (preferably in PDF format, no more than 100MB), and

Video (preferably in MP4 format, no more than 10 minutes, no more than 100MB)

Both are free to prepare in Bahasa Malaysia or English

(please refer to GALLERY for sample)

FINAL DATE OF SUBMISSION: 21st NOVEMBER 2021 (Sunday)

PLEASE FIRSTLY DO ARRANGE FOR PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION (PLEASE FIND THE REGISTRATION BUTTON ON THE MAIN PAGE). AFTERWARD, OUR SECRETARIAT WILL PERSONALLY CONTACT YOU REGARDING YOUR ID.


THEN, YOU CAN SUBMIT YOUR POSTER AND VIDEO USING THE SUPPLIED ID THROUGH THE FOLLOWING SUBMISSION BUTTON.

 

CATEGORIES

STUDENT  (Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree/ etc.)

OPEN  (Community/ Society/ Industry/ Government/ Private/ etc.)

 

CLUSTERS

All (related to invention and innovation)
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Science & Mathematics
Information Technology

 

Award

List of available awards

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

SPECIAL AWARD

E-certificate

* All entrance worth for a medal

 

FEE

COMPETITION FEE: RM 30

ADD OPTIONAL PUBLICATION FEE: RM 50 (in MARI, UTHM)

Special Issue with a minimum of six (6) pages (refer to format)

PAYMENT TO BE MADE TO:

Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad

0107-0000001-71-6

Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia

(Reference/Note: YOUTH2021)

 

RULES

  • YOUTH = The competition is abide by the new definition of age limit for Malaysian youth (15 to 30 years). Nevertheless, we have targeted to attract participants starting from tertiary education / TVET provider / training / etc. (which produce at least Certificate Level) - Mandatory for Submitting Person. No age limit for handlers/lecturers. This will also apply to participants aside from the academics realm.

  • Every entry will receive one (1) medal either Gold, or Silver, or Bronze.

  • Every team member will receive YOUTH 2021 E-Certificate.

  • Additional medal requests will need to pay RM30 and will be processed in two (2) weeks after the event.

  • Juries will be from local academic institutions, and their result is final. Any request for reassessment will be charged RM100.

  • For the STUDENT category, the maximum number of members is five (5), with a maximum of two (2) handlers/lecturers.

  • For the OPEN category, the maximum number of members is five (5).

 

JUDGING CRITERIAS

  • Originality (The quality or state of being original of the project)

  • Creativity (The capability or act of conceiving original or unusual ideas within the project)

  • Innovativeness (The implementation or creation of the idea that has realized value to the sector)

  • Applicability (The degree of usefulness of the project to the listed problems or the sector)

  • Impact (The marked effect or influence by the project)