Cyberport E-sports Schemes – Application Will Close Soon!

E-sports in Hong Kong is an emerging new sector with rapid development in recent years, with high economic potential. Cyberport has been endeavouring to establish a digital ecosystem for Hong Kong by inspiring the youth, nurturing start-ups, and empowering entrepreneurs for global connection, and is prepared to join hands with the industry players to foster the development of the e-sports sector. More importantly, Cyberport believes that a well-developed e-sports sector will possibly bring great economic and social benefits to the digital ecosystem as a whole and therefore is prepared to foster the growth of the e-sports industry in its infancy.

Batch 2 is now open for application.
Application deadline: 13 January 2020

E-sports Industry Facilitation Scheme

The E-sports Industry Facilitation Scheme aims to facilitate the e-sports industry practitioners to join hands in flourishing the emerging e-sports industry by offering financial support on organising a great variety of industry activities, including e-sports competitions and events, training activities and educational programmes, as well as outbound business exchanges and development activities. Cyberport will provide financial assistance and also in-kind support to the following three major areas of industry activities:

  • Competition and Events
  • Talent Cultivation and Development
  • Business Exchange and Development

E-sports Internship Scheme

This E-sports Internship Scheme (EIS) aims to solid work experience for current students, or new graduates or eligible young persons with relevant academic qualifications, hands-on experience, or keen interest to work in the e-sports industry. EIS shall provide cash subsidy on payroll from a minimum of eight weeks up to twelve months to participating industry employers as an incentive to provide various internship placements to interns.

Admitted applicants will be allocated up to HK$7,500 per month per intern for a minimum term of 8 weeks and up to a maximum term of 12 months, or 50% of the intern’s basic monthly salary plus employer’s MPF contribution, whichever is lower.

For application and more details, please visit:
https://www.cyberport.hk/en/about_cyberport/cyberport_youth/e-sports?fbclid=IwAR3mKUrwv2pJU38LRfRRZEr8KKTmefph2tuzuNMu9W43XnyCF-LQUrDsBzg