Young Inventors Challenge 2018: Announcing The Top 10 Proposals



On behalf of Association of Science, Technology and Innovation and Young Inventors Challenge 2018 Project Committee, we would like to announce the list of Top 10 Invention Proposals of Young Inventors Challenge 2018.

Young Inventors Challenge is a competition for secondary school students and is open to teams of up to 4 – 5 young people. The theme for this year’s YIC is “INVENTIONS TO SERVE…”. By participating in YIC, the participants are expected to gain the following skills:

  1. Develop creative and innovative thinking skills.
  2. Develop teamwork dynamics to solve problems.
  3. Use resources such as the internet, library and experts to hone their research skills.
  4. Learn to document their invention project.
  5. Enhance self-esteem and confidence.

Phase One: The Student’s Proposal Submission: We had received 438 proposals from 634 registrations from 6 countries which includes Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and China. We have shortlisted 126 teams to participate in the Grand Finale and below are the list of Top 10 Invention Proposals.

No. Country School Name Team Name
1. Indonesia SMA Negeri 3 Semarang,Indonesia Rondowati Weleh
2. Selangor Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor Why Don’t We?
3. Thailand Princess Chulabhorn Science High School Loei, Thailand Mntgtp
4. Perak SMJK Ave Maria Convent Ipoh Team Inspire
5. Thailand Princess Chulabhorn’s Science High School Pathumthani Hybrid Wolf
6. Sarawak SMK Rosli Dhoby Titans Inventor Team
7. Philippines Philippine Science High School-Central Visayas Campus Pisay Teenovators
8. Pulau Pinang SMJK Phor Tay Ss(Solution Squad)
9. Indonesia SMA Negeri 5 Yogyakarta, Indonesia Mbah Renggo
10. Indonesia Sekolah Kharisma Bangsa Ayam Jago

We would like to note that the titles of the proposals shown above are not revealed here to protect their confidentiality until the Grand Finale. We also like to note that the marks from the proposals will NOT be carried forward to the Grand Finale.

We would like to CONGRATULATE this Top 10 teams and all the other teams whom have been shortlisted to take part in Young Inventors Challenge 2018 Grand Finale, the details of which is below:

Date : 22 September 2018 (Saturday)

Time : 7am to 6pm

Venue : CIDB Convention Centre, Off Jalan Cheras, 55200 Kuala Lumpur,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia