Save the Ocean to Save the Planet! … KRISO Future Ship Idea Competition
▶ Competition of ideas for future ships from elementary to high school students
▶ Sign up for competition open from July 16th to October 6th
□ The Korea Research Institute of Ships and Ocean engineering (KRISO) is holding a nationwide competition for elementary to high school students.
□ KRISO will hold the 2nd KRISO Future Ship Idea Competition: Save the Ocean to Save the Planet in October, with submission of entries open from July 26th (Mon).
□ The competition, organized by KRISO and sponsored by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Daejeon Metropolitan Government and the Society of Naval Architects of Korea, was created last year to inspire interest in ships and offshore plants among students, and support their growth as future scientists and engineers.
□ The theme for this year’s future ship idea competition is creative, logical and practical ideas for eco-friendly ships. Any student from elementary, middle or high schools* across the nation can participate.
* Elementary school category open to individual entries, middle and high school categories open to individual and group (2-3 people) submissions.
□ This year’s theme was chosen due to the rise of eco-friendly ships as a hot topic in the international maritime sector with carbon-neutrality becoming a worldwide goal.
□ The entries will be judged on creativity, imagination and quality in the elementary school category, while the middle and high school categories will be judged on creativity, logic, practicality and quality. The preliminary round will take place on October 8th (Fri).
□ Entries selected in the preliminary round will move on to the finals, where the winner will be selected from a presentation round. The finals and awards ceremony will be held on OCtober 30th (Sat), with the winner of the grand prize receiving a one-of-a-kind model ship based on their proposed idea.
□ Entries for the 2nd KRISO Future Ship Idea Competition will be accepted at the official competition website until October 6th (Wed). Refer to the official competition website (http://kriso-contest.com/) or the contact the office at the number below for more information.
※ Inquiries: Future Ship Idea Competition Management Office (10:00-17:00) Tel. 070-5101-1013