Empowering the startup ecosystem in Taiwan

Qualcomm Innovate in Taiwan Challenge – 2020

The process of applying is simple. Just fill out an online registration form with all the required information, read and accept the terms and conditions, and submit your idea. There is no fee or additional work needed.


Participation in the challenge is free, voluntary and only limited to those who have a great product idea that uses our platforms. Each team should submit ONE application. It is not necessary for each member of the team to fill in the form.

Selection Criteria
Qualcomm will consider every proposal based on its’ merits, weighing a variety of factors such as innovativeness, utility value, market relevance, design compatibility with our chipsets/solutions, robustness of product design, time-to-market advantage and business potential.

In order to be considered, your idea must be relevant to one of the following areas:

  • 5G
  • Cellular-IoT
  • Machine learning
  • Smart cities
  • Multimedia

Shortlisting Timeline

Applications must be in by 11:59 p.m. National Standard Time (Taiwan) on 31 March 2020. The shortlisted teams will be announced later in May. Shortlisted participants will be informed of their selection by Qualcomm and will be published on the website.

Shortlisting Jury

The jury panel will comprise of members from Qualcomm. These are seasoned professionals who come with extensive industry and business experience.