Southeast Asia Open Innovation Challenge (SEA OIC) 2021

Southeast Asia Open Innovation Challenge (SEA OIC) 2021

Deadline: December 10, 2021

Applications for the Southeast Asia Open Innovation Challenge (SEA OIC) 2021 are now open. The SEA OIC brings together some of the region’s largest corporates to collaborate with innovative startups and SMEs.

The second edition of the SEA OIC will feature leading corporates across Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam. These corporates are looking to partner with innovative companies that can address wide-ranging challenge statements with their solutions.

If you are a startup or SME with an innovative tech-enabled solution, this is your opportunity to work with established corporates to co-develop, test and refine your solution, and accelerate market access in Southeast Asia!


  • Shortlisted solution providers will get to work on pilots to co-develop, test and refine their solutions with regional corporates. This is the opportunity for startups and SMEs to launch their innovative ideas into the region and accelerate market access across Southeast Asia!


  • Open to all enterprises and problem solvers, including, research institutes and Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs).
  • All applicants/entrants/participants must be above the age of 18 years old as at the date of entry and must submit their project proposals detailing their solution to a particular challenge statement.
  • Applicants must be in Southeast Asia.


The deadline for submission is December 10, 2021. Late submissions will not be considered.

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For more information, visit SEA OIC.