Announcing the Wenhai Cup International Ocean Innovation Competition

Qingdao National Laboratory for Marine Science and Technology, China (Image courtesy of QNLM)

28 November 2019

QNLM has just announced the Wenhai Cup International Ocean Innovation Competition (WOIC). The Competition aims to promote innovative ideas and cultivate talent in the development of global marine science and technology. It is open to innovation project proposals submitted by undergraduate and postgraduate students majoring in marine-related programs. It offers a wonderful chance for students from universities and research institutions to experience science research and realise their innovation dreams.

Proposals are required to address aspects of ocean observation and detection, healthy ocean, and marine development. Participating students are encouraged to create interdisciplinary and innovative proposals. Further detail regarding eligibility, submission requirements, awards and travel stipends, is available on the QNLM website at this link. The full transcript of QNLM’s announcement is available at WOIC Announcement.


Entries close on 28 February 2020.

QNLM staff and the WOIC Judging Committee will select 15 proposals by March 2020 for presentation.

Final competition and evaluation starts in Qingdao, China on 22 April 2020.