About the Challenge

The annual Mapletree Challenge is back! This exciting learning initiative is offered to SIT students across the five academic clusters and overseas university (OU) programmes.

Supported generously by Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd, The Mapletree Challenge is designed to enhance the innovation skills and mindsets of SIT students. It aims to inspire students to make a difference in today's world through sustainable innovations and to equip them with the skills to present themselves and their ideas persuasively.

Event Timeline

Date Events
10 Dec 2021 to 14 Jan 2022 Team and Individual Registration
22 Jan 2022 to 17 Mar 2022 Core Mentorship Programme
25 Feb 2022 Team Formation Confirmation
19 Mar 2022 The Mapletree Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum
28 Mar 2022 Business Plan Submission
5 Apr 2022 Shortlisted Semi-Finalists announcement
22 Apr 2022 The Mapletree Challenge Semi-Finals
5 May 2022 The Mapletree Challenge Grand Final

Note: The dates above are accurate at point of publication and may be subjected to change.


Be part of the Mapletree Challenge 2022 and drive sustainable innovations to make a difference in today's world.

With the theme for Mapletree Challenge 2022 - Improving Our World through Sustainability and Innovation, participants can look forward to an exciting line-up of training and mentorship programmes led by a collective of professionals and entrepreneurs.

These will culminate at the Mapletree Challenge Grand Final. As an individual or in teams of up to four members, you will develop innovative design project plans relating to the sustainability of products, practices or services within your area of study, and present your ideas to a judging panel comprising SIT and industry experts.

Shortlisted teams will have the opportunity to glean insights from industry mentors on what it takes to create a successful project pitch and value proposition.

How to Register

Read on for more details on registration and submission. 

Find out more

Join the Challenge

Ready to take up the challenge?
Fill in the registration form and you are all set!

Register Here


Cash Prizes to be Won

Gold Award - A cash prize of $5,000
Silver Award - A cash prize of $3,000
Bronze Award - A cash prize of $2,000

Consolation Prizes - A cash prize of $1,000 for selected teams 

On top of the cash prizes to be won at the Final, we are going to give out cash prizes of $200 to every team which makes it to the semi-final!  Don’t miss the chance of winning a prize as the chances are extremely high!

Supported by Mapletree Investments

Mapletree Investments, a leading real estate developer, investor, capital and property manager headquartered in Singapore, is searching for students with the creative and entrepreneurial drive to generate innovations to enhance sustainability. Sustainability is understood in broad terms as relating not only to the sustainable use of physical resources but also to the rationalization of economic and social practices to ensure the continued well-being of all those affected by them, i.e. stakeholders.

Mapletree Investments is proud to be supporting The Mapletree Challenge as it is aligned to the Group’s support for education and environment; two of four Corporate Social Responsibility pillars.