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Y-LOT Cash Prize for Startups and Emerging Scientists

Dear Scientists and Startups,

Y-LOT is an energetic Hong Kong registered charity (IR# 91/14991) that supports scientific research, promotes SciTech education and advocates policy to create the right ecosystem for entrepreneurial scientists.

We set up Hong Kong SciTech Pioneers Award 2021 offering Cash Prize and more to Startups and Emerging Scientists. This is to recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution of young outstanding scientists and startups that are under the Y-LOT SciTech 4 Pillars.

One awardee will be selected in each of the Y-LOT SciTech 4 Pillars

  1. Deep Tech Pioneering Startup – Cash Prize HKD 15,000
  2. Biotechnology Pioneering Startup – Cash Prize HKD 15,000
  3. Space Science Emerging Scientist – Cash Prize HKD 10,000
  4. Environmental Science Emerging Scientist – Cash Prize HKD 10,000

All awardees and short-listed applicants:

  • Access to contacts and/or programs of our network ranging from VCs, talent investors, multinational professional services company, angels etc
  • A certificate of recognition
  • Guaranteed interviews to Entrepreneur First programme in Singapore April 2022 Cohort:
    • Extremely competitive programme based in Singapore with visa support
    • Academics, researchers and engineers are highly sought after
    • Monthly stipend of HKD 30,000 per month
    • Potential to secure HKD 500,000 pre-seed funding

Please see this pdf,, for the application details. Or please feel free to reach out at +852 3795 5008 or email if any questions.

Apply Now! The deadline of application is 30 Nov 2021. Let’s Make it Happen!