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Challenge & Creation(C&C)


With the idea of producing a creative, challenging environment



C & C was begun in 1997 as a university-wide effort designed to provide assistance and implementation support  to unique research and study projects planned by the university’s own undergraduate and graduate students.

The program now epitomizes Kyushu University’s unique approach to education.

Based on the undergraduate and graduate students’ youthfulness, the research and study projects are one-of-a-kind.

Students implement these themselves, which allows for the opportunity to know the joy of creative self-discovery.

This program is supported by the Kyushu University Fund.



Deadline 11th May (Thu.)
Applicant Review Board convened
*Venue is scheduled to be Common Facility 1 Bldg. 2F Silicon Valley Room in Ito Campus.
21th May(Sun.)
Briefing on procedural matters 26th May(Fri.)
Mid-term presentation 21th October(Sat.)

Hold at Kyushu University Academic Festival at Shiiki Hall

Final presentation Around February , 2018 (scheduled)
Best Award Ceremony Around March , 2018(scheduled)


 Applicable projects

The following three categories will be considered. Multiple applications by the same individual will not be permitted.

I. Open Theme projects
Set the theme of the project yourself in line with your own interests and awareness of issues. It is hoped that there will be research and practical projects that are unique, relevant to society and interdisciplinary, and cover topics such as international exchange, environmental, medical and welfare issues, and regional planning.

II. Business creation projects
Why not try to expand your ideas towards turning them into a business or business start-up? The project does not necessarily have to be on a technological theme. A wide range of help will be provided including with external presentations towards realizing your business.

III. Issue themesA planning team is put together for each theme. Those interested should refer to the following.

C&C Issue Theme Project I :Planning and Management Committee members for the planning and management of the Entrepreneurship Seminar.
C&C Issue Theme Project Ⅱ:Startup Simulation program at the Kyushu University Festival(QSHOP)Planning and Management Committee members for the planning and management of the program Also we call for students to participate in the QSHOP as CEO or others to open shops at Kyudaisai Festival.


The project must consist of members who are undergraduates or post graduate students at
Kyushu University. The plan must be your original idea. It does not have to be from your feeld.
・Graduation theses and master’s theses will not be eligible for screening.


Each proposal is planned to receive up to 500,000 yen(scheduled).
This program is supported by the Kyushu University Fund.
・The funds will be granted in line with the Kyushu University accounting regulations. It will not take the form of a one-off cash payment.

Application method

Deadline for applications
Thursday , May 11, 2017
The entry has been closed. Thank you.

Download and complete the application form and submit it  ‘REGISTER NOW’.

↓ Application form for Kyushu University QREC Challenge & Creation(C&C)


Examination Board session

Sunday , May 21, 2017
* Students have to gather at 12:30.

●Place:Common Facility 1 2F/Silicon Valley room, Ito campus
●Presentations are required by each project.
●Group data must be submitted.
●Required to attend the examination board session.

20167 Examination Board session Schedule

Opening speech, Introducing judges 13:00-13:10
First presentation (3mins)x the number of the projects 13:10-15:15
Review the first presentations 15:09-15:35
Announcement of the result / Introducing the themes of C&C 15:35-15:55
Second presentations (8mins – 3minis for a presentation & 3-5 minis for Q&A session) x 12 projects 15:55-17:36
Final Review 17:36-18:06
Final announcement of the result / comments, closing speech 18:06-18:20

Final presentation and submission of reports

Around February 2018(scheduled)
* Presentations are required by each project.
* A ‘Best Award’ will be given to the project team that achieves the most outstanding results.
* Group data must be submitted.

Robert T. Huang Entrepreneurship Center of Kyushu University
Common Facility 1, 744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan Phone:+81-92-802-6060 Fax:+81-92-802-6065