An APEC-focused contest as a part of the Up Great technology contests with the relevant technology challenge for the APEC economies. Every APEC member economy is welcome to propose a new technology challenge for consideration and to join the contest with the experts and engineering teams.
The Up Great technology contests is a format of collaboration between engineers, scientists, corporations and state agencies to find together breakthrough solutions for the technological tasks of immense complexity on a global scale.
Procedure, criteria, and progress of the contests are transparent, conditions of participation will be available at the official website of the Up Great technology contests. The main goals are to increase the linkages between public research institution and industry on scientific breakthroughs among APEC member economies and to elaborate recommendations on adopting and commercialization of innovative products and services based on solutions developed in the framework of the APEC-focused Up Great technology contest.
There is an open call for proposals of new technology challenges until the end of 2019. Every APEC member economy is welcome to propose a challenge for technology contest for the consideration, aligned with the APEC priorities or to join the announced contests.
Legal entities from APEC economies are eligible to participate (no entry fee). Organizers provide equipped infrastructure and testbeds for intermediate and final testing. Travel and accommodation expenses are not refunded. The special prizes from partners are welcome.