The aim of the UK-Malaysia Urban Innovation Challenge is to encourage innovative partnerships between the United Kingdom and Malaysia.
This competition is part of the UK–Malaysia Newton-Ungku Omar Fund.
In Malaysia, the competition is funded by PlaTCOM Ventures and is supported by the Malaysian Innovation Agency (AIM) and SME Corp Malaysia.
30 Aug 2017
In the UK, Innovate UK have allocated up to £3,000,000 (three million pounds) to fund innovation projects in this competition. Innovate UK will fund the UK project partners and PlaTCOM Ventures will fund project partners from Malaysia.
OTHER KEY DATES
Briefing event for applicants: Thursday 11 May 2017
Registration deadline: Midday Wednesday 30 August 2017
Application deadline: Midday Wednesday 6 September 2017
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).