Detailed Timeline

  • 31 October 2023 - 31 January 2024

    Application Phase

    Info Sessions
    We will organise Info Sessions (week of 27 November) to better acquaint interested participants with the challenge statements as well as the challenge process. Register for these virtual sessions to understand the scope of the challenge statements and the deliverables expected. More details below: 

    Info Session 1: Climate Change & Green Buildings | Tuesday, 28 November | 4-5pm | Registration Link
    Info Session 2: Sustainable Agriculture, Trade & Materials | Thursday, 30 November | 4-5pm | Registration Link

    Making Your Application
    To make your application:
    1. Select a challenge statement to address. 
    2. Register on the platform. 
    3. Complete the application form. 
    4. Submit a PDF proposal deck including the details mentioned below. 

    Required Details
    1. Details of Applicant 
    2. Executive Summary: In 500 words or less, provide a summary of the solution, technology, and deliverables. This should cover all the outcomes of the project. 
    3. Detailed proposal, including:
      1. Technical feasibility of solution and unique facets;
      2. Effectiveness in addressing the challenge;
      3. Potential benefits to key stakeholders;
      4. Operational feasibility;
      5. Business feasibility;
      6. Capacity and expertise to execute;
      7. Details on POC/MVP if applicable;
      8. Desired deliverables/milestones and outcomes of projects;
      9. Ability to Execute: Provide details of your organisation’s expertise and experience along with a commercialisation plan if applicable.

    You are welcome to tackle multiple challenge statements by creating new applications, should you have more than one solution to submit! 
    The deadline for the submission will be on Wednesday, 31 January 2024 at 11:59pm (GMT+8).
    Please note that all the deliverables must be submitted in English.

  • 1 February 2024 - 16 April 2024

    selection Phase

    The shortlisting of participants will start on 1 February 2024 and complete by 3 March 2024. 

    During this phase, the most innovative solutions will be selected and the list of shortlisted innovators will be announced on the platform by 4 March 2024.

    Shortlisting criteria
    Innovators will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
    • Technical feasibility of solution and novelty (25%)
    • Business feasibility of solution (25%)
    • Capacity and expertise to execute projects (25%)
    • Clarity & comprehensiveness of proposal and test plans (25%)

    Evaluation will start on 5 March 2024 and complete by 15 April 2024.
    During this phase, our demand drivers will organise 1-to-1 sessions with shortlisted participants for further discussion and clarification, via offline calls or through the challenge platform. 
    The list of awarded innovators will be announced on the platform by 16 April 2024 .

  • Late May, 2024

    demo day

    Demo Day will take place in late May 2024. It is due to last 3-4 hours. More details will be shared at a later date.