Seoul Global Challenge 2021

Track 1 Technology Challenge

Reduction of particulate
matters in subways

Topics

  • Reduction of wear particles generation

    Reduction of wear particles generation
    (development of wear-resistant materials, immediate removal of wear particles at emission sources, etc.)

  • Improvement of removal efficiency

    Improvement of
    removal efficiency
    (filters, etc)

  • Improvement of measurement technique

    Improvement of measurement technique

  • Integrated management of air quality inside subway stations

    Integrated management of air quality inside subway stations

Qualifications for Participation

Qualifications for Participation

Individuals, corporations, universities, research institutes, research associations, business associations, and industry-academic consortium of domestic or foreign origin that have ideas for new technology for particulate matters reduction (TRL 5 and under).

Support Details

For qualifiers of preliminary evaluation

  • For qualifiers of preliminary evaluation

    Fund for prototype development
    (KRW 10 million ~ 200 million)

  • Mentorship Support

    Mentorship Support

  • Space for prototype development

    Space for prototype development

Total Prize Money KRW 630 million

Total Prize Money

Topics

Reduction of wear particles generation

Improvement of removal efficiency

Improvement of measurement technique

Integrated management of air quality inside subway stations

1st Place

1st Place (4~5 teams)

100~ 200 million

(1~2 teams)

100 million

(1 team)

100 million

(1 team)

80 million

(1 team)

Challenge Award

Challenge Award (5~6 teams)

30 million

30 million

30 million

30 million

  • ※ Winners are subject to payment of all taxes and dues by the relevant Korean laws in receiving the prize money.
  • ※ Depending on the budget compilation for 2021 and on evaluation results, the details of the awards are subject to change; if the committee finds that there is no suitable candidate, winner for an award may not be selected.
  • ※ Opportunity for exhibition will be provided in conjunction with the awards ceremony (to be determined)

Timeline

  • Announcement and Application

    Dec 31, 2020

  • Preliminary (Document / Presentation evaluation)

    Jan~Feb, 2021

  • Prototype Development

    Mar~Aug, 2021

  • Final (Performance / Comprehensive evaluation)

    Sep~Nov, 2021

  • Awards Ceremony

    Dec 16, 2021

  • Host

  • Organizers