Empowering the next-gen engineers to unlock their true potential and drive transformative advancements


xinyx’s commitment

At XINYX, one of our primary core values is innovation. We believe that by empowering our future engineers, we can lead to an amazing future, especially in the microelectronics industry of the Philippines. Our strong commitment is to make sure the Philippines becomes a leader in this rapidly changing industry.

With this vision in mind, XINYX UNLOCKED serves as the gateway for brilliant young minds to exhibit their extraordinary talents, providing them with an exceptional platform to shine.

Our ultimate goal is to cultivate a new breed of world-class engineers who have the ability to UNLOCK their true power and drive transformative advancements in their respective fields.


XINYX UNLOCKED is a competition aimed to showcase the students’ resourcefulness and ingenuity, as well as their capacity to apply their technical proficiency in their respective fields/courses by developing solutions that can benefit their community.

For our first XINYX UNLOCKED, we aim to concentrate on tackling the challenges confronting our cities. As a result, we have chosen the theme

from problems to possibilities:

Building tomorrow’s cities today

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general guidelines

All undergraduate students pursuing degrees in Electronics and Communications Engineering (ECE), Electrical Engineering (EE), or Computer Engineering (CoE) are invited to seize this opportunity.

Teams that wish to participate must be composed of a minimum of three members, and they are required to have one faculty member who will serve as their mentor (this mentor is not counted as part of the team members).

It’s important to note that each school or university can submit multiple entries, with each entry representing one team.

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Participating teams are required to devise an innovative concept aimed at addressing urban challenges.


Participating teams will submit their entries to XINYX Unlocked. Top entries will progress to the next phase.


Selected teams will go through two rounds, during which they will need to defend their proposed solutions in each round.

Preliminary round: Panel of technical judges
Investor’s round: Guest investors and start-up enthusiasts

In a smart city, technologies from energy, mobility, urban planning, administration, and communication connect. This data-driven approach enhances decision-making and quality of life.

Smart cities are fueled by trends like machine learning, automation, IoT, robotics, and autonomous vehicles. Any city area can be part of this initiative.

Ready to innovate and help build a smart city?

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smart city | topic areas

So, how do you unlock this incredible opportunity? We are offering you an incredible chance – a KEY to unlock the doors to your full potential.

September 29, 2023


Xinyx Unlocked is an exciting competition organized by Xinyx Design, a fully Filipino-owned company that leads the way in IC Design services within the Philippines.

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