The “2023 BOC STEM Talent Challenge” is organized by University of Macau’s Centre for Science and Engineering Promotion and the Alumni and Development Office, supported by the Macao Science Center and sponsor by BOC Macau.  The competition is available for application on 1 December 2023. With the aim of promoting national scientific and technological advancements, the competition focus on the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System’s technology and it aims to enhance students’ understanding of the nation’s scientific research and development efforts, thereby bolstering their proficiency in interdisciplinary knowledge and skills.

Participants can submit their entries on the website of the University of Macau’s Centre for Science and Engineering Promotion from 1 December 2023 to 28 December 2023 by 12:00noon; The competition is open to students currently studying in Macao from F.2 to F.6 in the 2023/2024 academic year.  In addition, there is newly added Teacher’s Award this year to recognize the dedicated teachers. Both interested teachers and students are encouraged to apply.

Awarded projects with practical applications in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) may be selected and provided with specialized guidance and training by the university. The aim is to apply students’ concepts to real-life situations and potentially nominate winning projects for participation in both national and international science and technology competitions. For more information about the competition, please refer to the Centre for Science and Engineering Promotion website at (

For inquiry: Centre for Science and Engineering Promotion of UM, Miss Tai, tel: 88224503, email: