The 2020 Macao Smart Streetlight Innovation Challenge for Youth was successfully jointly organized by State Key Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City of University of Macau (IOTSC) and Companhia de Electricidade de Macau (CEM)”, and co-organized by Centre for Science and Engineering Promotion of University of Macau which aims to encourage the local youth to emerge their talents and innovation about  smart city construction. The award ceremony was held in the IOTSC multifunctional hall, N21 Research Building, University of Macau, on 17 January 2021.

The challenge is classified into two groups: (1) Outlook Design Group is required to select a specific place of Macao combined with geographical location, the surrounding landscape, cultural features and smart streetlight capability etc. Participants have to provide a design drawing of the smart streetlight with explanation; (2) Technical Solution Group is required to integrate original smart streetlight technology proposal with characteristics of Macao and the latest technological development.

It has attracted more than 140 applications from over 10 local high schools. The First, Second and Third prizes were selected after competitive election. 1 winner for the First and Second prize in each group, 7 winners for Third prize in Outlook Design Group and 8 winners for Third prize in Technical Solution Group. The guests from the Liaison office of the Central People’s Government in the MACAO S.A.R., Macau Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ), Macau Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA), Science and Technology Development Fund, University of Macau, and Companhia de Electricidade de Macau (CEM) presented the award certificates to the winners.