Mobile Phone Application Design Competition 2017

- Hang Seng Management College
- Department of Supply Chain and Information Management 
- Junior Chamber International Sha Tin (Hong Kong) Limited

Supporting Organisation
- Association of Cloud and Mobile Computing Professionals
- Association of I.T. Leaders in Education
- Commission on Youth
- Hong Kong Computer Society
- Hong Kong New Emerging Technology Education Association
- Hong Kong Software Industry Association
- The Joint Council of Parent-Teacher Associations of The Shatin District

- Shatin Rotary Club
- SNRD Eyewear

Advisory Board
The advisory board comprises of secondary school principals and teachers of Information and Communication Technology.

Primary Objectives
This competition involves the development of innovative and creative ideas about a new mobile phone application in a smart city to enhance the smart home automation or smart life-styles to the public. Central to this to-be- developed phone application is to: i) promote the quality and convenience of life in smart home and ii) to strengthen interpersonal communications among the public.


  • All Full-time senior secondary students (Forms 4, 5 & 6) in Hong Kong
  • Work as a team with 2 to 4 members

Application Method

  • Use google form to apply
  • A proposal in the form of PowerPoint (PPT)
  • Supplementary information could be added in the form of word file within 3 pages
  • Contents may include the name of mobile phone application, briefly describe its purposelist of functions and content. User interface could be added to illustration if necessary (e.g. POP snapshots or any other drawings)
  • Shortlisted participating team will be invited to introduce their App to the public in Shatin and to give a presentation at HSMC
  • No prior IT knowledge is required

Winning Criteria

  • Clarity
  • Feasibility
  • Creativity
  • Ease of use
  • Sustainability



A certificate of award, trophy and smart mobile phone for each team member

1st Runner-up

A certificate of award, trophy and bluetooth wireless earphones for each team member

2nd Runner-up

A certificate, trophy and $400 supermarket voucher for each team member

*Each participant will receive a participation certificate at the end of our competition.

Important Dates



Date and Time



Proposal Submission Deadline

5pm, 30 March 2017

Email proposals to


Announcement of Qualified Teams via E-mail

1 April 2017



Final Presentation and Prize Presentation Ceremony

8 April 2017

A401, Fung Yiu King Hall (Conference Hall), 4/F, Block A, Hang Seng Management College




Photos of Inter-Secondary School Mobile Phone Application Design Competition 2015

(From Left) Mr David Lee, Dr Collin Wong, Mr Eric Yeung, President Simon Ho,
Dr Connie Liu, Mr Leslie Yam, Mr Gary Ng and Mr Albert Au

Champion Team: Wong Shiu Chi Secondary School

1st Runner-up Team: Diocesan Girls' School

2nd Runner-up Team: Pope Paul VI College