In order to solidly promote the innovation and entrepreneurship education in 2022, continuously stimulate students' enthusiasm to innovation and entrepreneurship, present students' innovation and entrepreneurship education achievements, and build a platform to match university students' innovation and entrepreneurship projects with social investment, the 1st Aire Cup Innovation and Entrepreneurship Online Invitational Competition will be launched soon.
I can break the barrier, I can create the future！
Host：Teaching Committee of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education in Higher Education Institutions、Business School of Hunan University
Co-host: International Center of Business School of Hunan University, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education Service Center of Business School of Hunan University, Government & Enterprise Service Center of Business School of Hunan University，EDP center of Business School of Hunan University
Title Sponsor : Aier Eye Hospital
The organizing committee of the competition was established. The secretariat of the Organizing Committee is located in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center of Business School of Hunan University, which is specifically responsible for the organization and implementation of the competition as well as the liaison and coordination. At the same time, the competition has set up a competition expert committee. The committee will employ senior professors from social investment institutions, industry enterprises, university science and technology parks and universities as members to be responsible for the evaluation of the participating projects.
Introduction to the Higher Education International Track (hereinafter referred to as "International")
The competition encourages interdisciplinary projects and allows teams to be form across schools. Each team should have no less than 3 people and in principle no more than 15 people.
More than half of the team members of the "International" track must be students of foreign universities, or graduates of foreign universities within 5 years of graduation (open to undergraduate, graduate, doctoral students).
The “International“ is divided into creative, start-up and growth groups.
Creative group. The participating projects have good ideas and more formed product prototypes or service models, and have not yet completed business registration at the Industry and Commerce Bureau in China before 25th April in 2022. Team leaders and members must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students.
Start-up Group. The participant must be the legal representative of the start-up enterprise, and must be a full-time student or a student within 5 years of graduation; the year of business registration of the project at the Industry and Commerce Bureau in China is less than 3 years (registered after 25th April in 2019).
Growth Group. The participant must be the legal representative of the enterprise, and must be a full-time student or a student within 5 years of graduation; the project has been registered for business registration in China for more than 3 years (registered before 25th April in 2019).
The “International” is conducted as an online team competition and is divided into 3 sessions：
Teams participating in International tracks are required to submit a PPT of their project as well as a business plan in Word format within a specified period of time. The competition committee will select teams based on their business plans to advance to the final round.
The "8+7" model is used for the semi-final, i.e. 8 minutes for the team presentation and 7 minutes for the judges' questions. The judges will score the project content, project potential, team performance and other dimensions through the preliminary round scoring rules to determine the finalists.
The "8+7" model will be continued. The judges will focus on the originality of the project, market analysis, marketing strategy, personnel and organization, financial analysis, profit forecast, risk analysis and countermeasures, and vision of the company. Through the final scoring rules, the project progress, project performance, team performance and other aspects of the scoring, and finally decided the competition's result.
The international track has a total prize of 5000 RMB for the first prize, 3000 RMB for the second prize, 2000 RMB for the third prize and 1000 RMB for the merit award.
Business School of Hunan University has a professional short-term training program delivered in English which is International Training Camp of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ITCIE). The ITCIE program employs a strong faculty of senior innovation and entrepreneurship professors and outstanding teachers with overseas education backgrounds to provide on-campus teaching, case studies, off-campus enterprises, and hands-on learning. The program is designed to train a new generation of talents who understand the industry and have the core skills of innovation and entrepreneurship.
All students who participated in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition will be exempted from the preliminary examination to register for the ITCIE program in the fall semester and will have the opportunity to receive a tuition waiver for the ITCIE program. The top 10 winning teams are more likely to receive direct invitations and full tuition fee waivers. For more information, please contact the International Center of Business School of Hunan University.
All projects participating in the qualifications must send their completed competition application form and business plan (word and PowerPoint versions) to the official competition email address （firstname.lastname@example.org) by 15th May, 2022. The file is recommended to be named as "Team Name + University+ The Competing Category + Name of the person in charge". The organizing committee will respond your e-mail upon successful registration.
For any outstanding matters, please contact the International Center of Business School of Hunan University:
Contact person and phone number:
Mia Xu, Bruce Lin 88821293