AI x HK OpenCup 2022

ABOUT AI x HK OpenCup 2022

The AI x HK OpenCup 2022 invites young talents to address real-world problems with innovative minds, AI technologies, and competitive collaborations. Participants will work in teams to build creative solutions for the betterment of community and a sustainable living. It is also one of series events in celebration of Prof. Anil Jain’s Honorary Doctorate Degree conferred by Hong Kong Baptist University.

The OpenCup focuses on four Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Participants are expected to ideate innovative AI solutions for addressing one of these challenges in the Hong Kong context, with the objective to make positive social impact and promote sustainability.

Hong Kong Baptist University has been organising the Global Design for Sustainability since 2012. More than 500 global young talents from 30+ counties/regions have developed 100+ impactful innovative projects. In collaboration with Hong Kong Society of Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (HKSAIR), we are looking forward to recruiting more young innovators to join this network!



Students from secondary schools and tertiary (post-secondary) institutions are welcome to enrol as a team. The awards will be divided in two categories:

  • Secondary Students Category
  • Tertiary Students Category

Enrolment deadline: ** 22 September 2022 **

Team Size: 3-5

The registration is closed, in case of questions, please contact us by email.


  • Enrolment Open 7 Sept 2022
  • Enrolment Close 22 Sept 2022
    Team member list and team name
  • Briefing Session/Opening 24 Sept 2022,
  • Submission of Project Initial Proposal 7 Oct 2022
    Deliverable (in English):
    A one-page proposal including problem statement and brief idea
  • Submission of Project for Shortlisting 4 Nov 2022
    Deliverables (in English):
    A 3-min video in MPEG4 format
    An A3 size poster in JPEG format
    A team group photo
    A project summary in Word format (max 100 words)
    Other materials (e.g. prototype, code) (Optional)
  • Final Pitch 19 Nov 2022
    Shortlisted teams will give a final pitch to judge panel
  • Award Ceremony 23 Nov 2022


Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong


Awards (for each category)

Other awards (HKD 5,000 for each award)

  • Best Innovation Award (for each category)
  • Best Social Impact Award (for each category)
  • Future Star of AI Award (for Secondary Student Category Only)
  • Best AI Implementation Award (for Tertiary Student Category Only)


  • Solution and Technology

  • Feasibility

  • Potential Impact to Society

  • Relevancy to Hong Kong



Hong Kong Baptist University Hong Kong Society of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Supported By

ACM-HK IEEE HK Hong Kong Institute of Education for Sustainable Development Innovation and Technology Commission ASTRI Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation HUAWEI Microsoft NVIDIA sensetime

Hosted By

Faculty of Science, Hong Kong Baptist University Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University


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