Young Inventors Challenge 2023

Theme: “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”

Register Here and Join YIC 2023 Telegram Group!!!

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The Introduction

The Young Inventors Challenge 2023 is our 11th Invention/Innovation competition which aims to encourage secondary school students aged 13 – 17 to cooperate as a team (2-5 students) to find innovative solutions to current day problems. YIC 2023 will be conducted Online via Proposal Submission, Invention Pitch Video and Report Submission. By participating in YIC, the participants would develop creative, critical and problem-solving skills. YIC hopes to develop future inventors who will be the positive change makers of tomorrow.


The objectives of YIC are:

    • To develop future inventors.
    • To give an opportunity to young and future inventors to develop and present their inventions.
    • To help and train young inventors to experience the inventive cycle, from conceptualisation to product/prototype.
    • To introduce the idea of “using inventions as a means to make a positive change in society”.
    • To train young people in Problem Identification and Solution finding.

Benefits to the Participants

By participating in YIC, the participants would also:

    • Produce an original invention and receive recognition for participating in the event.
    • Develop creative and innovative thinking skills.
    • Develop teamwork dynamics to solve problems.
    • Use resources such as the internet, library and experts to hone their research skills.
    • Learn to document their invention project.
    • Enhance self-esteem and confidence.
    • Acquire public presentation and writing skills.

Who Can Participate?

    • Young people aged between 13 and 17 (Form 1 to 5).
    • A team consisting of 2 – 5 young people.
    • Teams made up of different cultural background (Highly Encouraged).

How To Participate?

Step 1: Form a Team of 2 to 5 people aged 13-17 years old and Submit Registration at

Step 2: ASTI emails out Students Manual. Develop the Invention Proposal following the guide in Students Manual.

Step 3: Teams to attend Online Trainings (Dates will be notified via email)

Step 4: Submit invention proposal via google form link

Step 5: Shortlisted teams will be notified via email

Step 6: Shortlisted teams will be guided with Online Trainings

Step 7: 2 months to develop “Working Prototype”

Step 8: Shortlisted Teams Prepare and Submits 1) Invention Pitch Video 2) Project Report

Step 9: Online Viva session for Top 20-30 teams

Step 10: Winners Announcement Online Live Event

The Poster

coming soon

For Further Details, kindly contact Ms. Vanitha Vasu via email to or WhatsApp to 014-7124217

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