The AI vs COVID-19 Ideation Challenge Has Been Completed!

Congratulations to our 10 winners!
We wish to thank everyone who has participated in this challenge.

Title of ProposalName of Student(s)Name of Institution
Crowd AvoiderKoh Tat YaoDunman High
COVID – Contain Outbreak
through Video Identification and Detection
Muhammad Khair B Abdul Rahim, 
Muhammad Hady Nawfal B Norhizam,
Muhammad Haziq B Mohamed Zuffri,
Muhammad Irfan B Johani
ITE, College Central
Data-driven Readiness and Risk Evaluator
Leow Cong ShengNTU
Improving Healthcare EfficiencyBryan Sim ,Verity Lim,
Matthias Loong, Dylan Koh
Temasek Polytechnic
MentalityRose Evangeline Anne Dagman DestorDunman High
Customised Teaching AssistantHuang XiaolingSMU
Bamboo: An App for Home-based LearningLeow Yi YangHwa Chong Institution
Personalised AI Job Portal for Job SeekersAng Song GeeSUTD
Food Recipe and Grocery List Organising using AI Image RecognitionElijah Chia, Eugene Foo, Ryan HoNanyang Polytechnic
Fast DeliveryAng Jyan Yue, Ang Hong LiTemasek Secondary,
Hwa Chong Institution

The Challenge Statement

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and disrupting the livelihood of millions.

AI has the potential to transform our economy and improve lives. Given this unprecedented global crisis, we are launching an ideation challenge with the aim to encourage the curation of innovative ideas using AI methods and technologies to improve people’s lives during and after the pandemic.         

About the Challenge

AI Singapore invite proposals with innovative ideas which make use of AI to help Singapore emerge stronger and better from the current situation caused by the coronavirus, e.g. How can AI help to

  • Maintain low infection rate while reducing movement restrictions for locals and visitors
  • Provide relevant, up-to-date information to citizens, caregivers, and decision makers
  • Support critical services and infrastructure
  • Support those (businesses, individuals) whose livelihood is affected
  • Help companies adapt their business models and supply chains to a post-COVID-19 world
  • Increase Singapore’s self-sustainabilityAnd many other possibilities….


  • All full-time students (13 years and above) at local public schools e.g. Secondary, JC, ITE, Polytechnics and Universities
  • Team of 1 – 4 members

Submission Guidelines

Your proposal should address each of the following points:

  • Problem statement
    • Description of the issue to be addressed (max 250 words)
  • Current solutions
    • Description of if/how the problem is currently being addressed, and shortcomings of these solutions (max 250 words)
  • Proposed solution
    • Description of your proposed solution and how it addresses the problem (max 250 words)
  • Benefits
    • Expected benefits of your proposed solution over existing ones (max 250 words)

Note: Multiple submissions are allowed 

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be reviewed by a panel of experts from AI Singapore and the Ministry of Health Office for Healthcare Transformation (MOHT) based on the following criteria:

  • Innovation
  • Societal value-add
  • Relevance
  • Feasibility & scalability


The 10 best proposals will receive prize money of S$1000 each.

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