Important Dates & Venue

Registration & Document Submission

Announcement of Finalists

Final Round and Awards Ceremony (online)

Before 29 September 2022

5 October 2022

Date:5 November 2022

Contest Organizers

  • Organizers: Industrial Development Bureau of Ministry of Economic Affairs, Computer Center of Ministry of Education, Chinese Society for Information Management
  • Event Management: Taipei Computer Association

The Challenge

The InnoServe Awards 2022 challenges teams to design and build prototypes of “innovative ICT applications.”Qualified teams are required to perform a live demonstration of their prototypes in English at the Final Round in Taipei, Taiwan.


The contest is open to all students currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs at accredited colleges or universities worldwide.

A team may consist of up to 8 eligible students. Each team must have at least one, but no more than two mentors.

To be considered for the Contest, teams need to have previously undergone a strict selection process (i.e. previous winner in any other ICT-related Contest). Teams will be required to provide evidence of eligibility.

*Products already commercialized are not allowed to enter the contest.

Required Documents & Registration

Please register online, email the word document (description of information system) and scanned copy of student ID card to

  1. Description of Information System form(can be downloaded from the InnoServe Awards official website): The Description must be submitted in MS Word Format (.doc or .docx). It must be in English and limited to 3 pages.
  2. Scanned Copy of Student ID Card (front and back) .
  3. Project Preview Video (3 mins): The Video must be uploaded to YouTube with private settings (change the privacy settings for that video to Unlisted) and entered into the registration form with a link to the video.

Contest Flow Chart



Entries will be judged by a panel of judges consisting of representatives from the industry, government and education sectors.

  • Innovativeness 30%
  • Practicability 45%
  • Presentation Performance 15%
  • Document Integrity 10%


  • 1st Prize: NTD 120,000 (Approx. USD 4,300) per team
  • 2nd Prize: NTD 50,000 (Approx. USD 1,800) per team
  • 3rd Prize: NTD 30,000 (Approx. USD 1,100) per team
  • Best Innovation Award: Certificate

* All cash prize awards are before tax