As the world nears the halfway point of the 2030 Agenda and continues to rebuild in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Practical solutions that can accelerate progress on the SDGs will be desperately needed in this context. The focus will be on accelerating transformation through important entry points and enabling science to support this acceleration.
The Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2023: Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards & Expo (SDG IIAE) is the first in the region focused on recognizing innovations, initiatives, programmes and ideas which contribute to sustainability, eradicating poverty, improving well-being, protecting our planet, and building peace and prosperity.
The event returns on 18-20 October 2023 and will be held virtually. In 2022, the awards received 217 innovation entries from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, China, the UK, the US, Yemen, Arab Saudi, Indonesia, Iran, and Malaysia; with 186 entries shortlisted. 80 Gold, 58 Silver and 16 Bronze medals were awarded to participants who competed in 5 main categories, embracing all 17 SDGs. The event garnered 3011 trade visitors from 22 countries over the 5-day period.
At MTE 2023, inspiration will be in abundance. By showcasing the achievements of today’s innovators, the expo aims to ignite the imagination of the next generation of problem solvers and visionaries. By exposing young minds to the transformative power of innovation and sustainable development, MTE 2023 will cultivate a generation driven by purpose, and equipped with the tools to shape a better world.
MTE 2023 provides a unique stage for you to showcase your potential as an innovator committed to sustainability. By participating in this expo, you will engage with a diverse community of professionals, including researchers, investors, policymakers, and fellow innovators. This interaction enables you to exchange ideas, gain insights, and build connections that can fuel future collaborations and open doors to exciting opportunities.
- Zero hunger
- No poverty
- Good health and well-being
- Sustainable cities and communities
- Gender equality
- Reduced inequalities
3. Human Capital
- Quality education
- Decent work and academic growth
4. Environment & Natural Resources
- Clean water and sanitation
- Affordable and clean energy
- Climate action
- Life below water
- Life on land
5. Economic Growth
- Industry, innovation & infrastructure
- Responsible consumption & production
- Peace, justice and strong institutions
- Partnerships for the goals
- Registrations are open now
- Awards Participants Briefing: 25 August 2023
- Submission Deadline: 14 September 2023
- Online Evaluation and Judging: 23-26 September 2023
- Live Event: 18-20 October 2023
- Announcement of Winners: 20 October 2023
MTE 2023: Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards & Expo is not merely an event; it is a catalyst for change. It brings together the brightest minds, fosters collaboration, and showcases innovations that have the potential to reshape our world for the better. As we eagerly anticipate this transformative gathering, let us recognize the crucial role innovation plays in achieving sustainable development and embrace the opportunities that MTE 2023 presents.
Together, we can create a future that is not only sustainable but also inclusive, equitable, and prosperous for all. Visit our website to find out more about this year’s Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards & Expo, eligibility criteria, how to enter, entry regulations and guidelines: http://sdg.mte.org.my/