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PolyU Maker Fund Programme

 

Launched in 2021, PolyU Maker Fund Programme is a brand-new initiative tailor-made for Hong Kong’s young makers and hardware developers to realise their ideas through the support of Youth Development Fund (YDF). The Programme aims to accelerate local hardware start-ups’ product development from ideas to production, leveraging the manufacturing capabilities of Shenzhen and other Greater Bay Area (GBA) cities.

QUICK FACT

Eligibility:

Hong Kong permanent residents aged between 18 to 40

Nature:

Financial supporting and comprehensive training accelerating product development of local hardware start-ups

Grant:

HK$600,000

No. of Projects Supported per Cohort:

Acceleration Stage: 15-20
Incubation Stage: 12

Training Element:

  • 3-day Hardware Bootcamp
  • 3-weekly acceleration training
  • Workshops and trainings throughout the 24-month incubation period

CALL FOR APPLICATION

Application Deadline: 

9 July 2021 (Fri) 1:00pm

Online Briefing Session:

Date: 11 June 2021 (Fri)
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm
Format: online via ZOOM

Please refer to www.polyumakerfund.hk for details.

3-DAY IDEATION BOOTCAMP - POLYU MAKERTHON 2021

ENQUIRY

maker.fund@polyu.edu.hk; (852) 3400 2708

 

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