Application

The 5th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

A. Innovation

Format : Research Thesis / Invention
Category :
  • Life Sciences
  • Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics and Physics / Mechanics and Control Systems
Eligibility : Hong Kong’s Full time diploma, higher diploma, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree students. (On-job postgraduates exclusive )
No. of Participants:
  • Individual / Team Project (2-4 members)
  • Members must be from the same institute

B. Entrepreneurship

Format : PPT + *Proposal(*could be submitted after initial judging)
Group :
  • Entrepreneurship Proposal
  • Entries who have not finished business registration in local authority by May 31st, 2018 (the day included, same hereafter)

 

  • Startup
  • Entries who completed their business registration at the local authority before May 31st, 2018 but not exceed 3 years (registered on or after 1st March, 2015), with not more than 1 round investment

 

  • Growth Enterprise
  • Entries who completed their business registration at the local authority at least for 3 years (registered before 1st March, 2015); OR completed their business registration at the local authority less than 3 years (registered on or after 1st March, 2015) with 2 rounds investment or above
Category : Modern Agriculture, Manufacturing, Information Technology Services, Cultural and Creative Services, Community Service, Social enterprise
Eligibility :
  • Hong Kong’s full-time diploma, higher diploma, associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree students. (On-job postgraduates exclusive )

Below are not applicable to the entrepreneurship proposal group (only full-time students can join the entrepreneurship proposal group competition)

  • Graduated within < or = 5 years
  • Cooperative projects (no age limit for teachers)
No. of Participants :
  • 3 persons or above
  • Members could be from different institutes
Instructor :
  • According to the requirement of the “internet +” national competition, each team in the entrepreneurship group must have an instructor.
  • The main role of the instructor is to provide advice for the team.
  • There is no other specific responsibility. (i.e. He or she does not need to submit any report or attend any event or meeting.)
  • He or she must be a staff member of a tertiary institution in Hong Kong.