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Local Track


Team Name: MUSHI
School: National University of Singapore


Team Name: VitaliTEA
School: National University of Singapore

  • Note that the information provided on this page is relevant to LOCAL TRACK only.

  • Only undergraduates in Singapore are eligible to participate in the local track of NUS FoodTech Challenge 2023. Undergraduates residing outside of Singapore can consider participating in the international track instead!

  • Local participants who advance to Finals can take part in on-site lab prototyping sessions in the National University of Singapore (NUS).

  • Teams should be prepared to commit to all key event dates throughout the challenge. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

  • All entries for Preliminary Submission should be submitted by the stipulated deadline. Late entries will not be considered or accepted.



Who can apply?

  • Open to all undergraduates in Singapore. 

  • Participants can sign up as a team of 3-5 or as individuals. Participants who sign up individually will be randomly matched with other individual sign-ups to form a team of 3-5 members.

  • Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged!

Challenge Deliverables

  • After attending the Pre-Competition Workshop, all teams are required to submit a 3-5 minutes video entry addressing their allocated problem statement for Preliminary Submission by 7 June.

  • Shortlisted teams will advance to the Finals (held physically in the National University of Singapore). Participants will further refine their ideas, engage in prototyping sessions and pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. 

Challenge Awards

Winner: SGD 3000 Cash Prize

Runner-up: SGD 1500 Cash Prize

Both winner and runner-up will also receive post-event support from The Hangar by NUS Enterprise and have access to green lane into NUS Venture Initiation Programme.

Pre-Competition Workshop

 Date :

22 & 23 May - Physical workshop in NUS

24 & 25 May - Online Workshop

Participate in informative webinars held by industry experts about the basics of food product development, as well as effective pitching skills to market your product!

*For all participants

Preparation Phase

Date: 22 Jun - 3 Jul
*For finalists only 

Finalists will receive online mentorship guidance from industry experts and participate in on-site prototyping sessions in NUS lab.

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