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PolyU Micro Fund Scheme

Launched in 2011, PolyU Micro Fund (MF) Scheme is the first funding initiative to cultivate innovative and entrepreneurial ambience in the PolyU community and to promote knowledge transfer and commercialisation of PolyU’s innovations and technologies. With a funding support up to HK$120,000 for each awarded start-up and much needed pre-incubation support, PolyU aims to bolster the awardees’ implementation of high-quality business propositions with a positive social impact.



PolyU current students, alumni and IfE Startup Postdoc (For details, please read the PolyU MF Application Handbook below.)


Grant supporting the transformation of bright ‘Do Good Do Well’ ideas into sustainable businesses


Up to HK$120,000
  • Acceleration Stage: Kickstart Fund of HK$30,000 per start-up
  • Incubation Stage: Seed Fund of HK$90,000 per start-up

No. of Start-ups Supported per Cohort:

Acceleration Stage: Around 35 start-ups
Incubation Stage: Around 15 start-ups

Application Period:

Once a year 

Training Element:

5-week Lean Launchpad Programme


Direct entry/ fast track to HKSTP/ Cyberport seed funding or incubation programmes available


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