MEP 20
MEP 20


The future is now – and this city is now in your hand.

The theme of MEP 20 is “Better Hong Kong, A Smart City”. Each team can explore the five areas listed below with the guidance of mentors assigned.

Be smart, and join MEP 20!

5 areas of smart city

Smart mobility

Provide more flexible, more efficient, cleaner and safer ways for people to get around

Smart living

Improve quality of life and facilitate healthy living and ageing with greater security, convenience and support service

Smart environment

Create a low carbon and sustainable environment through optimum use of city resources, energy efficiency, pollution reduction and green technology

Smart people

Nurture highly adaptive population entrepreneurial culture to embrace future development of society and technology

Smart economy

Enhance the overall buttons climate through developing economic pillars, as well as promotion sharing economy, by innovation and technology


  • The competition is open to S.4 – S.6 students in a team format. Each team shall consist of 4 to 6 students and a Team Advisor. The Team Advisor could be a teacher or a staff-in-charge.
  • The team must be nominated by the school or organization.
  • A teacher or staff-in-charge must be assigned as a Team Advisor in each team.

Mode of competition​

  • Each team shall submit a proposal on this year theme and pitch to the judges at the final competition.
  • In order to facilitate students to better equip in the business proposal writing, workshops and organization visits will be conducted for participating teams.

Proposal format

  • Each team must submit MEP Business Proposal Form which could be written in Chinese or English, in PDF format electronically.
  • The proposal template can be downloaded later at below.

Further information and downloads

Programme schedule

Date Programme schedule
October 19, 2019
Early-bird enrollment deadline
October 31, 2019
Enrollment deadline
November 16, 2019
Opening ceremony (cancelled due to foreseeable traffic disruption)
December 2019 - February 2020
Organization visit / workshop
February 15, 2020
Proposal consultation day
March 14, 2020
Proposal submission deadline (rescheduled from February 28, 2020)
March 23, 2020
Announcing finalists
April 18, 2020
Pitching video submission deadline

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