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3rd HSBC Life Insurance Innovation Competition

Deadline: 28 Feb 2022 HKT23:59 (Closed)
Location: Hong Kong

To: All UG students


HSBC Life is inviting applications for its “3rd HSBC Life Insurance Innovation Competition”.


The HSBC Life Insurance Innovation Competition brings together young talents from all Hong Kong universities to come up with and exchange innovative ideas that will help HSBC Life enhance product innovation and improve the product / process development cycle while enriching customer satisfaction by better serving the customers in this digital age. The winning teams will be awarded with attractive cash prizes, as well as fast track interview opportunities in HSBC Hong Kong Student Work Placement.


 You may refer to the eDM below for more details regarding the competition. Interested students should submit the proposal with your team name, team member names and the university each team member is from via email to by 11:59p.m. (HKT) on February 28, 2022 (Monday).


Two information sessions will be held online on January 20 and 26, 2022 to give you more ideas about the life insurance industry. The organizer will send you more event details upon your registration.



Dear students,


HSBC Life is running the 3rd HSBC Life Insurance Innovation Competition for Hong Kong university students to try their hands at developing innovative insurance ideas. Last year, there are 53 proposals received involving 230 students from 7 universities, with the winners joining HSBC Life as student trainees in 2021.


With this year’s theme being 'Transforming our future with inventive minds', you are invited to form teams and propose innovative idea(s) that will help HSBC Life enhance product and proposition innovation, improve the product/process development cycle, and ultimately increase customer satisfaction.


Why you should take part   



A 6-month career & mentoring opportunity at HSBC Life for qualified winners


A total of HKD 160,000 in cash prizes


Winning ideas will have the opportunity to be developed and implemented by HSBC Life


Access to a macro view of life insurance industry, product & proposition landscape, customer-centricity and more




 •  A current full-time, non-final year undergraduate student registered at a UGC-funded university;

 •  3 - 5 students per team, each student can only be registered to one team;

 •  Teams can be formed with students from different universities and disciplines.



Important dates

Information Session 1:

Macro view of insurance industry and product & proposition landscape

20 Jan (Thu) 17:00-18:00HKT

Information Session 2:

Product & proposition, customer centricity and innovation

26 Jan (Wed) 17:00-18:00HKT

Team registration and proposal submission

28 Feb (Mon) 23:59 HKT

Announcement of Top 8

Week of 21 Mar

Pitch and award ceremony

22 Apr (Fri)

(Click here to register for information sessions)


For more details including judging criteria and awards, please visit the competition webpage or send your enquiry to


Form a team now and join the competition to let your innovative minds shine!



HSBC Life Insurance Innovation Competition




Supporting Universities:























1. Our School will not be responsible for any expenses incurred in this Competition.

2. The data collected through the online application and activities are solely administered by the organiser. The School shall not be held liable in the case that disputes, loss or any other situations arise.