Next Generation Container Port Challenge

The Next Generation Container Port (NGCP) Challenge aims to raise awareness of the research and development needs and foster innovation within the maritime industry. The Challenge also seeks to encourage greater partnerships between industry and academia to invent new concepts and ideas for the maritime sector. This competition will challenge international participants to think beyond existing conventions and submit radical new proposals to plan, design and operate a future container port.

Category Idea Competition
Type International, Idea/Project, Open, Two-Stage
Genre Civil-Engineering
Country Singapore
Registration Deadline 31 July 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 31 December 2012 GoogleCal
Eligibility All

Description
The Next Generation Container Port (NGCP) Challenge aims to raise awareness of the research and development needs and foster innovation within the maritime industry. The Challenge also seeks to encourage greater partnerships between industry and academia to invent new concepts and ideas for the maritime sector.

This competition will challenge international participants to think beyond existing conventions and submit radical new proposals to plan, design and operate a future container port.

Jury
Representatives from the Singapore government and maritime industry

Prize
The winners of the competition will receive a US$1 million cash prize. Commendation prizes may also be awarded to deserving teams. Up to S$5 million in R&D grants will be considered for award to selected teams to pursue further research on their proposals.

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Announcement of prize winners: April 2013

Organizer
Singapore Maritime Institute

Official Website
http://www.maritimeinstitute.sg/Programmes____Initiatives/Port_Challenge.aspx