INTRODUCTION
OPPO Research Institute initiates an
innovation accelerator,
empowering
technology professionals and entrepreneurs
to bring innovative solutions to life
and
create a better future together,
based on the brand value proposition of
"Inspiration Ahead".
Candidates Announcement
INCENTIVES
Up to 10 proposals will be awarded
300,000 RMB
(around 46,000 USD) in prize money
(for each winning
proposal)
Partnership
and funding opportunities
Commercialization of the proposed technology via integration with OPPO products
Publicity and demo opportunities at global tech events
Support from OPPO's R&D team, to meet and present ideas to industry professionals
SCHEDULE
01
Call for Proposals
May 08 – June 30
Call for Proposals
May 08 – June 30
02
Review of Submission Documents and Eligibility
July 01 – July 15
Review of Submission Documents and Eligibility
July 01 – July 15
03
Preliminary Assessment
July 16 – August 08
Preliminary Assessment
July 16 – August 08
04
First Round Demo Day
August 15 – August 16
First Round Demo Day
August 15 – August 16
05
Final Demo Day and Winners Announcement
August 29 – August 30
Final Demo Day and Winners Announcement
August 29 – August 30
*GMT+8, please stay tuned with email notification.
SUBJECTS
The theme of the 2022 OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator is
“Virtuous Innovation”.
Applicants can submit proposals that fit this theme while targeting one of the two subjects —
“Accessible Technology”
and “Digital Health”.
Accessible Technology
Empowering everyone with the benefits and convenience of technology
The Accessible Technology subject will focus on proposals that increase technological inclusiveness and cater to the diverse needs of different user groups in technological applications or products. Proposals will ideally provide solutions that improve adaption of existing technology for elderly users, support design for accessibility, improve ease of use for disadvantaged groups, etc. Proposals aims to identify ways in which the benefits of technology can be enjoyed by more people in a more accessible way.
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Digital Health
Giving people control over their health through digital and AI health solutions
The Digital Health subject will focus on technology, products, and services related to healthy lifestyles and intelligent health services. Proposals should aim to leverage innovation in algorithms, sensor technology, data analysis, healthcare products, and healthcare ecosystems to help users improve their general health, their exercise habits, sleeping habits, diet, and mental health, etc. Through digital intelligence, proposals should offer safer and more effective health services and improve public awareness towards healthy living.
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JUDGES
Levin LIU
Vice President of OPPO,
Head of the OPPO
Research Institute
Sonia MIAO
Associate Vice President
of OPPO,
Head of the
Strategy and Business
Development Center
Leo ZENG
Associate Vice President
of OPPO,
Head of the
OPPO Health Lab
Vivian QIU
Associate Vice President
of OPPO,
Head of
Finance and Investment
Sophia QIAO
General Manager of
Xunxing Investment
James CHOU
CEO and Managing
Director of Microsoft
for Startups, Greater
China Region,
Japan,
and Korea
Daochang An
Secretary-General of China
Association of
Technology
Entrepreneurs
Binyuan ZHAO
Executive Council
Member of China
association of
technology
entrepreneurs,
Deputy
Director of Materials
Science
Development
Center, School of
Materials
Science and
Engineering, Shanghai
Jiao
Tong University
Lei SHAO
Dean of Institute of
Accessibility
Development,
Tsinghua
University, Beijing 2022
Winter Olympics and
Paralympic Torch Bearer
Sally YANG
Secretary-General of
Accessibility
Research
Association
Jia ZHOU
Associate Professor of
Chongqing University,
Program Chair of
International Conference
on
Human Aspects of
IT for the Aged
Population
(ITAP) for 8
consecutive years
Yu ZHANG
Director of Strategic
Development and
Cooperation
Department, Institute of
AI
Industry Research,
Tsinghua University
Tasleem Arif
Vice President and Head
of R&D,
OPPO India
Timothy Weadon
Director of Hardware
Engineering for Health,
OPPO
Yoram Yaacovi
Venture Partner of West
Fountain,
Former
General Manager of
Microsoft Israel
R&D Centers
Wilfried Kainz
Head of Research,
Zero Project
Levin LIU
Vice President of OPPO,
Head of the OPPO
Research Institute
Leo ZENG
Associate Vice President
of OPPO,
Head of the
OPPO Health Lab
Sophia QIAO
General Manager of
Xunxing Investment
Daochang An
Secretary-General of China
Association of
Technology
Entrepreneurs
Lei SHAO
Dean of Institute of
Accessibility
Development,
Tsinghua
University, Beijing 2022
Winter Olympics and
Paralympic Torch Bearer
Jia ZHOU
Associate Professor of
Chongqing University,
Program Chair of
International Conference
on
Human Aspects of
IT for the Aged
Population
(ITAP) for 8
consecutive years
Tasleem Arif
Vice President and Head
of R&D,
OPPO India
Yoram Yaacovi
Venture Partner of West
Fountain,
Former
General Manager of
Microsoft Israel
R&D Centers
Sonia MIAO
Associate Vice President
of OPPO,
Head of the
Strategy and Business
Development Center
Vivian QIU
Associate Vice President
of OPPO,
Head of
Finance and Investment
James CHOU
CEO and Managing
Director of Microsoft
for Startups, Greater
China Region,
Japan,
and Korea
Binyuan ZHAO
Executive Council
Member of China
association of
technology
entrepreneurs,
Deputy
Director of Materials
Science
Development
Center, School of
Materials
Science and
Engineering, Shanghai
Jiao
Tong University
Sally YANG
Secretary-General of
Accessibility
Research
Association
Yu ZHANG
Director of Strategic
Development and
Cooperation
Department, Institute of
AI
Industry Research,
Tsinghua University
Timothy Weadon
Director of Hardware
Engineering for Health,
OPPO
Wilfried Kainz
Head of Research,
Zero Project
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