Special Call for Trial Projects for the Prevention and Control of the Epidemic (Innovation and Technology Commission)
To tackle the Coronavirus Disease 2019 epidemic, the Innovation and Technology Commission launched a special call for trial projects under the Public Sector Trial Scheme to support product development or application of technologies for the prevention and control of the
To enhance Hong Kong’s ongoing work in the fight against the novel coronavirus infection and to provide support and assistance to industries and members of the public affected by the epidemic, the Government will set up a $30 billion Anti-epidemic
Public Sector Trial Scheme for Technology Companies Conducting Research and Development (R&D) Activities in Hong Kong
The funding scope of the Public Sector Trial Scheme has been extended to cover production of prototypes or samples and/or conducting of trials in the public sector of the R&D outcomes by all technology companies conducting R&D activities in Hong
According to The 2020-21 Budget, the Government is developing two InnoHK research clusters at the Hong Kong Science Park (Science Park), one focusing on healthcare technologies and the other on artificial intelligence and robotics technologies. InnoHK is a major initiative
Betatron has announced a partnership with YPSN and Heron Advisory to build one of the leading early-stage Venture Capital investment funds and accelerators in the maritime industry. Startup companies focusing on the shipping and maritime industry will have access to
SME ReachOut A dedicated service team entitled “SME ReachOut” has commenced operation starting 1 January 2020 to support SMEs through face-to-face meetings to help identify funding schemes that suit SMEs, while answering questions relating to applications. The goal is to
Since the integration of the existing SME Service Centres on 1 October 2019, a more effective “four-in-one” integrated service is launched. Enterprises can obtain business information, funding schemes information and advisory services, etc. at any of the Centres. The SME
Dear students/alumni/members/job-seekers, Cyberport Virtual Career Fair 2020 is a significant youth event for promoting tech career and entreprenuership in Hong Kong. This year, the theme is “Connect Talents, Act on your Passion”. Cyberport believes in the potential of Hong Kong’s
FINSPIRE Hackathon is the premier annual event of FINSPIRE where hustlers, hackers and hipsters from universities team up to ideate, design, build and pitch their Fintech-inspired innovations. Get ready for 48 hours of intense excitement and be Finspired by fellow
HKPC announced special relief measures to offer SMEs, including Startups, half-price concession* from 12 March 2020 to 30 September 2020*. The special offer applies to all new R&D and consultancy project, testing services as well as HKPC venue charges. These
Go Virtual with HKSTP! Broaden your horizons and pursue your dream career in the largest Global Innovation & Technology Community! With 13,000+ talents, of which 8,700+ are R&D practitioners, and home to 810+ companies coming from 23 economies across Asia,
Betatron – Cohort #6 Applications What You Need to Know The Investment Betatron will be investing up to US$500,000 in each startup. We will invest up to US$250,000 during the program with follow-on funding of US$250,000 available for each startup. The main focus of the program
In consideration of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, the organiser informed that the deadline of submission of Asia Smart App Awards(ASA) 2020, originally scheduled on 6 March 2020, will be extended until further notice. The following activities including Asia
AIESEC x Cyberport Global Tech Talent Scheme offers a unique cross-cultural working experience for students, with acceleration of Technology in Hong Kong and development of students’ career potential in IT industry as its prior objectives. There are two rounds of
Supports media innovations to solve business, social or community problems in Asia-Pacific Awards up to HK$150,000 and resources support including entrepreneurship training Media-X Prototype Grant Scheme is a pilot funding initiative launched by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC)
The Financial Secretary delivered the third Budget of the current-term Government on February 26. Key initiatives announced in the 2020-21 Budget include: Support Enterprises $10,000 cash payout to Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 or above Introduce a concessionary low-interest
StartmeupHK Festival 2020 Rescheduled to 6-11 July 2020 In light of the current situation relating to the coronavirus, the StartmeupHK Festival 2020 will be rescheduled to 6-11 July 2020 at the HKCEC (Hall 3FG & Meeting Rooms S221-230 during 6-10
Fintech Career Accelerator Scheme (“FCAS”) is a talent development scheme initiated by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) in 2016 to nurture talents to meet the growing needs of
Being / Having Been an Entrepreneur? Considering Working Entrepreneurially in the Future? Share your Experiences!
Are you an Entrepreneur? Have you Been an Entrepreneur? Or are you considering Working Entrepreneurially in the Future? Would you like to Share your Experiences of Entrepreneurship? My name is Carolyn Vaughan Brennan and I am a PhD candidate in
Apply now at http://bit.ly/39tjxRI to get up to HKD 80M funding By applying, you will get a chance to join the 3-month journey of growth and acceleration, featuring Bootcamp Workshops, Monthly Drinks Networking and Business Matching opportunities with Stan Group’s
Global Acceleration Academy (GAA) is an intensive business acceleration programme spearheaded by HKSTP to connect up-and-coming startups with world-class enterprises and help them localise their innovation and achieve success in the Asian market and beyond. In partnership with the Hong
Brinc believes that the world’s biggest challenges can be solved by entrepreneurs, who they like to call GAME CHANGERS. For their Spring ’20 Accelerator Programs, they are looking to support the next game changers by investing up to $100K USD
WorkTech Secures Strategic Investment of USD 25M from Raffles Family Office and Click Ventures JV with Mindtell to Expand SEA Market and Establish Cross-Country Soft-Landing Network Hong Kong, 30th January, 2020 – WorkTech, a leading co-working ecosystem operator in Hong
ALIBABA ENTREPRENEURS FUND / HSBC JUMPSTARTER Global Pitch Competition – The World’s Largest Online Pitch Contest
Though JUMPSTARTER’s offline startup event has been rescheduled, the JUMPSTARTER Global Pitch Competition Grand Finale is going online, via livestreaming, on Feb 11 and 12. The five winning teams will be announced on Feb 12. Forty finalists will participate online,
StartmeupHK Festival 2020 postponed In light of the current situation relating to the coronavirus, Invest Hong Kong and the key partners of the StartmeupHK Festival 2020 announced today to postpone the festival, scheduled for 10-15 February. Please stay tuned for
Hong Kong, 28 October 2019 – Standard Chartered has recently opened its second eXellerator innovation lab in Hong Kong to inculcate an innovative culture across the Bank and to engage the fintech ecosystem to develop innovative solutions that meet the evolving banking needs of clients.
The Hong Kong ICT Awards aims at recognising and promoting outstanding information and communications technology (ICT) inventions and applications, thereby encouraging innovation and excellence among Hong Kong’s ICT talent and enterprises in their constant pursuit of creative and better solutions to meet business and social needs.
A.I.R. stands for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, and A.I.R. Week 2019 marks the opening of the Robotics Catalysing Centre (RCC) 2.0, which is Science Park’s newest facility integrating infrastructure, technical support and knowledge exchange for AI and robotics communities.
In this seminar, individuals will gain more in-depth knowledge about the difference between large scale companies and fast paced start-ups.
The 5th Cloud Forum, organized by KORNERSTONE, will be held on 31 Oct 2019 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Web Summit is coming back on 4-7 November 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal, bringing together the people and companies to redefine the global tech industry!
As a major incubation programme fully supported and funded by the Hong Kong SAR Government and managed by Hong Kong Design Centre, the Hong Kong Design Incubation Programme (DIP) aims to nurture design start-ups at the early stage of their business development, with hardware and software support.
Ablaze is an accelerator program led by Ablaze Idea Lab in partnership with New Media Group (NMG) to sparkle the innovation in media, marketing and consumer segments.
German Industry and Commerce Ltd. (GIC) is a member of the global network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK) with 140 offices in 92 countries and territories, our mission is to connect people, enhance bilateral partnerships and foster innovation and business growth.
HKAI LAB is a platform for bringing together academics, scientists, and entrepreneurs in AI who are passionate about innovation and creating a better future.
The Hong Kong Food Hackathon 2019 took place over the weekend of 20-22nd September 2019.
Entering the 5G era is bringing a cyber world with high speed, low latency and massive connectivity to various applications and services! The SmarTone Hackathon is now in its third year, this time with theme of “5G and Smart City”, encouraging local and overseas participants to unleash their creativity and potentials.
The region’s annual premier venture event connecting capital, innovation, entrepreneurship and growth is returning on 5-6 November 2019 with theme “New Frontier of Tech Venturing”. The Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF) will explore the game-changing world of tech venturing and
The Good Fashion Fund has launched, spearheading systemic change in the apparel and footwear supply chain by investing in the implementation of innovative technologies in India, Bangladesh, and Vietnam.
Since 2014, WHub – Hong Kong’s startup community platform and power connector comprising over 3,000 startups, has been fostering the startup ecosystem and providing startups with resources they need to grow, including know-how, visibility, and talent, to create employment and build innovation.
The three note-issuing banks, Bank of China, HSBC and Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong, have recently introduced a new tier of accounts, the “Simple Bank Accounts” (or SBAs), with the support of the HKMA, to provide an additional option for business customers who require only basic banking services.
Klook, a world-leading travel activities and services booking platform, today announced it has raised US$225M in Series D+ funding.
Agorize, Leading Online Platform For Open Innovation Challenges, Raises US$ 14.6 Million To Step Up International Growth
Agorize, the leading online platform for Open Innovation challenges, has announced a new raise of US$ 14.6 million in Series B funding led by Creadev, alongside Sofiouest and existing equity holders, Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures.
Airwallex confirms unicorn status following a successful Series C fundraising round of $100m USD, valuing the company at over $1bn USD.
Hong Kong’s Largest SME Financing Platform Qupital Secures US$15m Series A For Greater China Expansion
Qupital, Hong Kong’s largest online, small and medium enterprise (SME) trade financing platform, have announced the completion of their Series A capital raise of USD 15 million.