PISF’17 Mobile App Challenge

  • PISF'17 Mobile App Challenge

The Mobile App Challenge 2017 is a competition aimed at encouraging students to provide ideas and to create mobile applications that will provide innovative and fresh ways of utilizing data freely available on the internet, that could benefit Penang in areas such as transport, housing, planning, education, tourist, communications, health, etc.

In the process, participants will learn or increase their skills in mobile application programming, utilize the opportunities presented and be challenged in creating solutions that could be used to benefit the society.

The mobile application shall address the following two themes


Phase 1: Hackathon
Date : 7th – 8th Oct 2017
Time : 10am – 6pm
Venue : PSC @ Heritage

Phase 2: MobileApp Clinic & Shortlisting
Date : 28th / 29th Oct 2017
Time : 10am – 6pm
Venue : PSC @ Heritage

Phase 3: Pitching Day & Prize Presentation
Date : 11th – 12th Nov 2017
Time : 9am – 6pm
Venue: SPICE Arena, Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang (Previously known as PISA)
*Preliminary rounds subject to change based on the number of participants.
*Decision of the judges is final.

Please register before 30th September 2017 to confirm your participation.

Please follow this link to register:

Registration fee: RM40.00 per team (inclusive of GST)
Transfer fees directly to Maybank: 557139234300 (PENANG SCIENCE CLUSTER)

Please send us a screenshot or photo of the transfer receipt through EMAIL to after you have completed the payment to confirm your participation. Also specify your team name, your name and contact info.

You can read the rules and regulations as well as other information of the competition here:
Should you have any enquiries, please contact Aimy at 012-4918148 or

What will you learn:

– Building mobile apps

– Pitching your ideas



What you need to bring:

Laptop and Android tab or phone.

  • Age:15 years old and above
  • Course duration:2 day(s)
  • Class size:100
  • Price per pax:RM 40.00