YiA 2013 School PresentationPresentation Transcript
VisionThe Young Innovator Awards (YiA) aims todevelop a culture of innovation in theWestern Bay of Plenty region throughinspiring and encouraging young people tobecome the region’s future innovators.
Who can enter?The competition is open to Western Bay ofPlenty secondary school students andthis year we have included an exciting newcategory for young professionals (under 40)*.Year 9 -10: Junior CategoryYear 11-13: Senior Category
The BriefWe ask you to think creatively andto come up with a concept for aproduct or service.We are looking for ideas that movebeyond the ordinary and address realproblems in either some one elses life oryour own.
AwardsFinalists and supreme winners fromboth the secondary schools and youngprofessional categories will beannounced at the launch of WesternBay at Work on the 8th August.There are big cash prizes up for grabsfor the winners!
Awards• Junior Secondary - $1000 – Page Macrae• Senior Secondary - $1000 – Priority One• Young Professionals - $2000 – Plus Group Horticulture
Who should think about entering?• Anyone who is innovative, inventive or creative across science, engineering, design and all other subject areas.• Your project can be for class, but does not have to be
ProgrammeOverviewYear - 2013
Emerging Areas of Focus1. Marine2. Horticulture3. Healthcare4. Forestry5. TourismThese are important areas of business in ourRegion.