SEDA Innovation Challenge

2024 R10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC 2024)


We are excited to invite you to the SEDA Innovation Challenge 2024, held in conjunction with the 2024 R10 Humanitarian Technology Conference (R10-HTC 2024). This challenge is organized by SEDA Malaysia with technical advice from IEEE KL Subsection and strategic partnerships with UTM, UCSI University, and Leave A Nest. We are calling on all innovators and visionaries to bring forward their transformative ideas in the energy sector.

Challenge Overview:

Are you ready to reform the future of energy? This challenge seeks innovative technologies and solutions in renewable energy, sustainability, and more. It’s an opportunity to showcase your groundbreaking ideas and win a total of RM15,000 in prizes!

Focus Areas:

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Analytics: Enhance energy efficiency with integrated data analysis.

Internet of Things (IoT) & Blockchain: Boost energy system efficiency and reliability.

Smart GIS & Digital Twin: Optimize renewable energy locations for better resource efficiency.

How to Participate:

Important Dates:

August 8, 2024: Deadline for video presentation submissions.

August 21, 2024: Announcement of shortlisted projects at ISES.

September 19, 2024: Deadline for project documentation submissions.

October 1, 2024: Award ceremony at the 2024 IEEE R10 Humanitarian Technology Conference.


Open to Malaysian or foreign nationals residing in Malaysia.

Aged 18 years and above.

Background in engineering, technology, or related fields.

We encourage teams of 2-4 members to participate, focusing on scalability, collaborative spirit, and innovation. This is your chance to impact the energy sector positively and showcase your solutions on a grand stage.

For any inquiries or further information, please contact us at

Join us in shaping the future of energy. We look forward to seeing your innovative solutions.

Please check the conference website as well as the conference’s social media accounts for more information.


General Chair

IEEE R10-HTC 2024

Norliza Mohd Noor, PhD, SMIEEE, FAPM

Prof. Ts.

Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics

UTM Kuala Lumpur Campus