“Gold Award” │ The E-light Student Team of QMES Won the Gold Award in the 11th “Challenge Cup” Shaanxi Entrepreneurship Plan Competition

Recently, the 11th “Challenge Cup” Shaanxi Entrepreneurship Plan Competition, co-sponsored by the Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Youth League, the Education Working Committee of the Shaanxi Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China, and the Shaanxi Provincial Department of Science and Technology, came to an end.The project “DISAIG - A New Energy-Saving Scheme for Intelligent Glass Building with Energy Collection” of the E-light student team composed of undergraduates Xue Yuhe, Qiu Quanrun, Gong Yujiu, Qiu Jingwen, Liang Jingkun, Lin Yan and Ti Jiaying from QMES, NPU won the gold award in the final, which continued the outstanding achievements of our undergraduates in the “Challenge Cup” series of events.

Since its establishment in 2020, the E-light scientific and innovative team has been committed to the research and development of key technologies of energy collection, boldly practicing and innovating, and daring to explore and try.At present, the team has won many competitions and honors such as the “Challenge Cup” and the “Internet +” Competition, published a number of patents, participated in school-level innovation and entrepreneurship exchanges and sharing on behalf of QMES for many times, and actively led students to participate in innovation and entrepreneurship activities, helping them continuously improve their comprehensive ability.In the academic year 2020-2021, the team was rated as the school-level model team, becoming a student “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” team with a model leading role in the college and even the whole school. Besides, it has always been at the forefront of innovation and entrepreneurship practice, thus creating a good atmosphere for innovation and entrepreneurship in QMES.

The energy collection smart glass products developed by this team have significant advantages such as high-performance color change, independent energy supply, intelligent adjustment, integrated integration, beauty and practicality, etc.Their project focuses on new schemes of energy-saving buildings, helping to achieve “Carbon Peak and Carbon Neutrality”, which has a wide application prospect and important practical significance in building curtain walls, smart homes, car windows and other scenes.In the past year, the team has continued to conduct in-depth market research, deepen cooperation with enterprises, carry out entrepreneurial incubation projects in Ao’xiang Maker Space of NPU, and participate in innovation and entrepreneurship competitions and product promotion conferences to continuously polish its products.At the same time, this team also actively solidified the technology into intellectual property, and preliminarily completed the establishment of the intellectual property system.

Since the implementation and selection of the Challenge Cup in 2022, the team has participated in a series of trainings under the guidance and help of the teachers from the Youth League Committee of NPU and the Youth League Committee of QMES.Under the patient guidance of the Instructors Professor Li Zhen, Associate Researcher Shen Chao and Associate Professor Li Can, the team repeatedly polished their products and kept improving.Xue Yuhe, the leader of the team, led the team members to actively prepare for the competition, reasonably divide labor, and constantly improve their operation mode, so as to improve the competitiveness of the project.With the unremitting efforts and cooperation of all members, the project finally won the gold award of this provincial competition and successfully advanced to the national competition. In this competition, the outstanding achievements of our undergraduate team has fully demonstrated the youthful demeanor of QMES of resonating with the times and walking with the motherland, which is a vivid practice of our talent training system of “Integration of Four Forces”.

Since its establishment, QMES has paid close attention to academic development and innovative practice, established an international developme nt center for students, and hired more than 300 undergraduate tutors to provide personalized guidance to students. Meanwhile, it also set up “Scholarships for Students’ Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teams” and “Awards for Instructors of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competitions and Discipline Competitions”, fully implemented the working concept of scientific research and education, and focused on cultivating students’ practical and innovative abilities.In the past year, students have made great achievements in innovation and entrepreneurship, and 32 works have won awards in the 20th “Sanhang Cup” Extracurricular Academic and Technological Competition for College Students (including 2 Special Prizes and 4 First Prizes); 4 works won the Seed Project Approval of the “Internet +” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Undergraduates of NPU in 2022; and 20 works won awards in the school-level competition of the 8th “Internet +” Competition (including 2 Special Prizes and 2 First Prizes). In 2022, a total of 115 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Programs for Undergraduates have been applied for, and the number of entries and awards in each event ranked first in the whole school.The gold award of the 11th “Challenge Cup” Shaanxi Entrepreneurship Plan Competition will further encourage our students to devote greater enthusiasm to the practice of innovation and entrepreneurship. In the future, QMES will also take this opportunity to continue to strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurship education for students, continuously improve the scientific and technological innovation level of students,, promote their all-round development of morality, intelligence, physique, art and labor, and contribute to the “double first-class” construction of NPU.

Text: Liang Jingkun, Qiu Quanrun and Huang Quanzhang

Photo: Organizing Committee of the Competition

Edit: Wu Sijia

Review: Cheng Yin

Translator: Liu Kaixuan