NUS Computing Innovation Prize 2024

The NUS Computing Innovation Prize is given each year for SoC student projects which demonstrate a significant degree of innovation and high potential socio-economic impact.

Prizes and Certificates
Individual Prize: S$2,000 cash award
Team Prize: S$2,000 cash award
Certificates of Merit
for high quality submissions

Individual Category: Projects undertaken in SoC for the Final Year (FYP), Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) and Individual Capstone projects in Business Analytics.

Team Category: The School of Computing Term Project Showcase (STePS) and Team Capstone Projects for Business Analytics.

Award Panel

Singapore Computer Society (SCS) – SCS has over 51,000 tech professional members today. SoC students who are SCS student chapter members have access to SCS events, digital resources and a host of other privileges.

SGTech – SGTech is the leading trade association for Singapore’s tech industry. Representing over 1,000 member companies ranging from top multinational corporations, large local enterprises, vibrant small and medium-sized enterprises, and innovation startups, it is the largest community in Singapore where companies converge to advocate for change and drive what enables tech innovation and accelerate tech adoption to spur greater sustainability in the sector.

Terms and Conditions

  • The project must be completed before your graduation.
  • You must submit a White Paper after your Continual Assessment (CA), which must be endorsed by your project Supervisor. Refer to the next section on the White Paper. 
  • If you are shortlisted, you will have to make a presentation to a panel of judges.

The White Paper

  • Title of project
  • Name of supervisor (Please indicate your project category, eg. FYP, UROP, STePS, Individual Capstone or Team Capstone)
  • Abstract of the project (200 words), including motivation and objectives of the project
  • Innovativeness, potential socio-economic impact and commercialization of the project
  • Technical description of the problem(s)
  • Expected deliverables at the end of the project.

Application is now open via till 24 April 2024 (6pm).

Here is a list of past winners.

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