MTE 2019 AWARDS AND SHOW: BIGGER AND BETTER
Every year, inventors and innovators gather from far and wide to be part of the prestigious MTE Awards, hoping to cinch a gold medal or special award. A recognition by MTE is highly regarded and one that is coveted by many in the industry. MTE 2019 is no different, bringing even more opportunities for hard work and merit to be duly recognised. Each year, MTE aims to continue inspiring, educating and raising up young inventors and innovators to create the next generation of technopreneurs for the future. This vision remains a priority for MTE through this highly anticipated Awards.
This year, participants can look forward to the following awards:
INVENTION & INNOVATION AWARDS 2019
The Invention & Innovation Awards is one that attracts participants from Asia and beyond. In 2018, the awards attracted 275 entries as well as presented 62 Gold Awards, 60 Silver Awards and 132 Bronze Awards. These awards also recognise outstanding participants through its 12 Special Awards and 11 Foreign Awards. Every year, more and more impressive entries are scrutinised by an expert panel of judges to reveal the final results, making the landscape one that is worthy of competition and one that carries substantial clout. Participants can expect an even more exciting year in 2019.
MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS 2019
The Malaysia International Design Awards (mIDEAS) recognises design excellence and the significant role of designers in technology. Beyond completing an invention, design plays a crucial role to the finalised product for it to be ready for commercialisation. mIDEAS at MTE 2019 highlights the best industrial designs from local, regional and international participants.
ASIAN YOUTH INNOVATION AWARDS 2019
Not forgetting the vision to uplift the next generation, the Asian Youth Innovation Awards was created in 2014 to foster, nurture and encourage the participation of youths in science, technology and innovation. Now in its 6th year, the Asian Youth Innovation Awards & Expo will continue to provide a platform for youths to exhibit and share their work with the public, providing them essential first-hand experience of participating in the “real world” in order to build up their confidence and presentation skills as well as nurture healthy competition. The awards is open to public and private secondary and/or high school students including polytechnics and colleges.
STEM MENTOR-MENTEE AWARDS 2019
In 2018, the STEM Mentor-Mentee Awards was introduced. It is the brainchild of the National STEM Movement and MTE, to champion greater interest and capacity building in science and mathematics amongst students.To date, over 25 Universities have successfully implemented the STEM Mentor-Mentee Programmes. Through the Mentor-Mentee Programmes, over 100 schools and 3000 students have participated in numerous STEM activities designed to nurture interest and competence in science and mathematics. In recognition of the efforts, contributions and accomplishments of Institutions of Higher Learning and Schools that have participated in the STEM Mentor-Mentee Programmes, the STEM Mentor-Mentee Awards is back in its second year.