Universiti Malaya – Wales

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Submission Format

Video or Interactive Poster

Theme

Reshaping community development through social impact

Submission Deadline

30th August 2024

Introduction

Welcome to the forefront of global innovation! The faculty of Arts and Science at University-Malaya Wales are thrilled to announce the launch of our International Innovation Competition (IIC 2024), where creativity meets ingenuity on a truly international scale.

This competition invites professionals, academics, graduates, university and high school students to showcase their ground-breaking ideas, solutions, and designs that push the boundaries of innovation. Participants will be from diverse fields such as Psychology, Business, Communication, Computer Science and Information Technology, Life Science, Arts and Humanities, and relevant fields.

If you think you are a visionary, creator, or a disruptor, then this competition is for you! Join us in celebrating the power of imagination and the pursuit of excellence as we embark on a journey to shape the future together.

Sub themes

  • Cultural diversity and inclusion
  • Technology for future society
  • Sustainable and environmental preservation
  • Health and well-being
Embracing New Business Paradigm Shifts


This competition is open to everyone: Professionals, University academics, School teachers, Graduates, University students and High school students. To be eligible, the poster must not have been previously published or presented.

Submissions can be individual or group. For group submissions, the size of group is limited to four members. Submission fee is charged per submission, regardless of individual or group submission. Each group is allowed to send more than one submission.

All institutions are encouraged to send multiple participations. Special partnership packages are available for institutions sending more than ten participations.
  • Registration is open from 18th March 2024 to 19th August 2024.
  • Participants need to register online (link below), and make full payment during the registration period. Participants will be required to upload the payment receipt during registration.
  • There are two payment methods:
    • Online Transaction
      Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad
      Account No: 800 129 7407
      Account Holder: International University of Malaya-Wales Sdn. Bhd.
    • Maybank QR Pay
    • Flywire (International Transaction)
  • Submission deadline is on 30th August 2024. Participants can proceed to register first and submit the work later, as long as the submission is uploaded by 30th August 2024.
  • Registration fee is non-refundable.
CATEGORIES VIRTUAL  SUBMISSION FOR MALAYSIAN PARTICIPANTS VIRTUAL SUBMISSION FOR INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS AWARD CEREMONY (2PAX)
SECONDARY SCHOOL RM100 USD50 RM100
USD50
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY STUDENTS RM200 USD100 RM100
USD100
PROFESSIONALS RM300 USD150 RM100
USD150
Attendance to award ceremony is optional, with extra charges as stipulated in the table.

Virtual Submission with Award Ceremony is only for two group members. If the group has more than two members, they can join the ceremony by paying for the fees for Award Ceremony.

Local submissions are to use MYR while international submissions are to use USD rate of payment.
Submission format is either through an interactive poster for video. Length of video/interactive poster should be between 3 to 5 minutes only. For interactive poster, you may use any online software of your choice. To submit, you may submit the link of your interactive poster. For video submission, you may submit via a YouTube link.

Any content submission is accepted for as long as it meets the theme and the objective. Example of submission would be; short thesis video, web or application development, communication campaign, business ideas, community service project, environmental & building, product design, multimedia & visual project, or any other relevant projects. The panel of expert will assess the content of your submission based on the following criteria:
  • Ideation (the originality and the inventiveness of your idea)
  • Contribution (what problem are you solving or what condition will be improved through your innovation)
  • Social Impact (how much good will the idea bring to the society)
  • Creativity (the attractiveness and effort in producing either an interactive poster or a video for the submission)
Results are to be announced in 31 July 2024 during the award ceremony. Participants who wish not to attend the physical ceremony can follow through the result announcement in YouTube Livestream.

Each submission is eligible to receive only one award.

Prizes are non-transferable, and winners are responsible for any taxes associated with their prizes.

The decision of the judging panel is final and binding.
Registration Period: 18th March 2024 to 20th June 2024

Entry Submissions: 18 March – 30th June 2024

Result announcement and Award Ceremony: 31 July 2024
About The Ceremony

Venue: International University of Malaya-Wales
Date: 31st July 2024
Time: 9.00am – 12pm

GOLD AWARD
RM 1,000 cash prize
Gold Award Certificate
Medal
Study Discount
Given to first winner of overall best innovation based on the judging criteria.
SILVER AWARD
RM 700 Cash Prize
Silver Award Certificate
Medal
Study Discount
Given to first runner up of overall best innovation based on the judging criteria.
BEST IN CATEGORY PROFESSIONAL
Best in Category Award Certificate
Medal
Study Discount
Given to first winner of best innovation in the category
BEST IN CATEGORY SCHOOL
Best in Category Award Certificate
Medal
Study Discount
Given to first winner of best innovation in the category
BEST IN CATEGORY UNIVERSITY
Best in Category Award Certificate
Medal
Study Discount
Given to first winner of best innovation in the category
BRONZE AWARD
Bronze Award Certificate
Medal
Study Discount
Given to all participants whose innovation scores 60% marks and above.
HONORARY PRIZE
Honorary Prize Certificate
Study Discount
Given to all participants
Join us in fostering innovative and creative ideas by becoming a valued sponsor or partner for our event. Your esteemed organization will also have the opportunity to network with other companies during this event and gain marketing exposure. So, we invite you to partner with us today and be a catalyst for change!

Please download the following sponsorship and partnership brochure for more information about our packages.

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Book your spot at IIC 2024

Contact Us

If you have any enquiries about IIC 2024,  reach out to us at:

Email: [email protected]