The idea might make everyone smile!
・You can receive a subsidy of up to 100,000 yen per case.
・QREC facilities and studios are available for meetings with team members, work, etc.!
・A QREC faculty member will be your mentor and you will receive mentoring including advice on team composition!
・You can get a chance to interact with students from different faculties and departments!
・The project must consist of members who are undergraduates or post graduate students at Kyushu University.
・The theme must be one that has been through up by the participants themselves. It does not necessarily have to be related to your major at the university.
・Individual applications are possible. However, you are encouraged to form a team by the end of the project.
・Multiple applications by the same representative will not be accepted.
However, it is possible for a representative of one project to become a member of another project.
・Incorporated projects cannot be submitted.
・Students on leave of absence cannot participate.
*Graduation theses, master’s theses and doctoral theses will not be eligible for screening.
*Challenge and Creation (C&C). Academic Challenge (AC) and other grants are not eligible.
However, we welcome ideas that have been applied for and not adopted.
What is Idea Battle?
Idea Battle is a new project that was first set up in the 2014 academic year. It enables the suggesting of more realistic projects by providing advice from mentors and preliminary research into the latent needs, competitive technologies and intellectual property rights regarding the creative but unrefined ideas cradled by the students. When an idea is chosen for Idea Battle it is researched and investigated in detail for around three months, after which a highly accurate project plan is fleshed out and the team to execute the project assembled. Finally, a presentation of the project plan is given at the final presentation, and by sharing the plan with those assembled a chance is provided for brushing up the idea and this serves as a preparatory exercise before the next stage of action is taken.
Among the QREC projects, it is positioned as a preliminary stage for public recruitment for various events such as Challenge and Creation (C&C) and external business plan contests.
|Application Deadline||1st Battle： May 29 (Mon),2023 (by 17:00)
2nd Battle： October 30 (Mon), 2023 (by 17:00)
|Examination Board session||1st Battle：June 3 (Sat), 2023 14：00～[ Venue: Center Zone 5 7F ToP].
2nd Battle：【Tentative】 Early Nov. [ Venue: TBD].
|Adopters’ Briefing Session||1st Battle：June 8 (Thu), 2023 12:00-12:50 [ Venue: Center Zone 5 7F ToP].
2nd Battle: 【Tentative】 around November 2023 [Venue: TBD].
|Final presentation||1st Battle：【Tentative】 Early Nov. [ Venue: TBD].
2nd Battle: 【Tentative】 around February 2024 [Venue: TBD].
The content of the public offering
◇Themes of call for applications
The following five themes are recommended
(1) ICT (Including Web business)
(2) Greentech (environmental technologies)
(3) Big data (statistical analysis)
(4) Base of the pyramid (BOP）
(5) Agri-bio / Healthcare
(6) Others (clearly state the specific field)
◇Amount of grants
・Each proposal is planned to receive up to 100,000 yen
・The funds will be granted in line with the Kyushu University accounting regulations. It is not a lump sum payment in cash.
・Supported by the Kyushu University Fund.
・There are two chances to apply for the 1st Battle and 2nd Battle each year.
・Download the application form and submit it ‘REGISTER NOW’.
↓Kyushu University QREC “Idea Battle” Application Form
* QREC faculty members will act as judges, and judges will be based on the presentation (one-minute pitch) and documentation (application documents).
*Screening method: Please make an elevator pitch lasting one minute and not using a PC or other such equipment.
Past Adopted Projects
List of adopters