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Region

Asia

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Regional Event Date

October 5, 2019

Event Location

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Regional Winners

A Selection Panel of regional leaders selected four IIC Asia Winners, who will join us at MIT for the final round of the global tournament in November.

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access

Regional Finalists

Congratulations to the other Finalists in the Asia Challenge.

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

Income Growth & Job Creation

Income Growth & Job Creation

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Skills Development & Opportunity Matching

Technology Access

Technology Access
Asia

Regional Challenge

Collaborating with the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node

The MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node is committed to building a community of students, entrepreneurs, universities, businesses, and other ecosystem stakeholders, putting the MIT philosophy of Mens et Manus, Mind and Hand, for the benefit of all into action. The MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node is collaborating with the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to create new opportunities to accelerate innovation in Asia.

Sponsor

LCY is driven by a spirit of innovation and social responsibility. Their support has enabled the IIC to scale up in Asia and beyond.

The Prize

Three Asia Finalists are selected in each of the four IIC categories. The twelve Finalists travel to Taiwan for the IIC Asia Celebration, where they pitch their solutions to an audience of entrepreneurs, investors, executives, and academics. Four Winners are chosen live at the event and each receive $20,000 and an all-expenses paid trip to MIT, where they vie to win the $250,000 Global Grand Prize in their category. The remaining eight Finalists are awarded $5,000 each.

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Regional Winners

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Regional Finalists

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Awarded

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Regional Winners

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Regional Finalists

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The Event

LCY hosted the IIC Asia Celebration at their new R&D Innovation Center in Kaohsiung, Taiwan on October 5, 2019.

Selection Panel Members

Judges

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Bill Purves
Aukrit Unahalekhaka
Yusuke Otsubo
Ria San Gabriel
Sawaka Romaine
Matthew Lo
Usman Javaid
Mukaya (Tai) Panich
neekta hamidi
Wesley Choi
Forrest Liau
Shinichiro Nakamura
Philip Stransky
Calvin Chung
Bobby Jimenez
Xiaoli Liang
Alice So
Frank Ho