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Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI)

EdUHK X LU X SCMP Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021


Do you have a Great idea? 

Join EdUHK X LU X SCMP Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021 now! The cross-university Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge 2021 is an entrepreneurial initiative that encourages students to transform their business and innovation ideas into entrepreneurial startups through a series of training workshops. The winning teams will be awarded prizes, including cash coupons and media exposure on the South China Morning Post.  



Digital Transformation or Redesign Education


Program Details & Important Dates

Phrase 1: Networking & Workshops
Dates & Time Program Details Format
28t h May (FRI) | 3:30 –4:30 pm | 1 ILP IED Workshop 1: Start-up Ideation (LU) Zoom
31st May (MON) | 6:30 – 8:00pm EdUHK X LU Networking Session for Team Transformation Gather (Online)
3rd June (THUR) | 11:00am - 12:00pm Workshop 2: Redesign Education (EdUHK) Zoom
5th June (SAT) | 11:00am - 12:00pm Talk: Digital Transformation (SCMP) Zoom
Phrase 2: Competition
9th June (WED) | 11:59 pm Submission of 10 slides pitch deck /
26th June (SAT) | 9:00 – 11:00 am Final Pitch SCMP Office

Application Link:

Application Deadline: 9th Jun, 2021 (MON) [Extended]

Registration Fee: Free of Charge


Who Can Join

  • Postgraduate and Undergraduate students (FT/PT) and alumni of Lingnan University/ The Education University of Hong Kong
  • Student can either register individually or as a team. If students register as a team, each team must consist of a minimum of 2 members but not more than 5 members.



  • Cash Coupons (Champion: HKD $3,000, First Runner-up: HKD $2,000, Second Runner-up X 2 groups: HKD $1,000)
  • Media exposure on SCMP
  • One-year weekend SCMP subscription


Judging Criteria

  • Innovativeness(30 points);
  • Feasibility (30 points);
  • Team Capability (20 points); and
  • Social Impact (20 points).



Nicholas Ooi
Email:  | Phone: 2616 8072

Maggie Cheng

Email:  | Phone: 2616 8051

Carly Leung

Email:  | Phone: 2616 8067