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PolyU Student Entrepreneurial Proof-of-Concept (POC) Funding Scheme

PolyU Student Entrepreneurial Proof-of-Concept Funding Scheme
 
PolyU Student Entrepreneurial Proof-of-Concept (POC) Funding Scheme is a funding initiative launched in 2017 as one of the key entrepreneurship education components at PolyU. It aims to work with academic departments to encourage their students to practise entrepreneurship and pursue it, funding their quests to innovate and compete.


Eligible students will benefit from the services and resources, including a Proof-of-Concept Fund of HK$20,000 to support prototyping, market validation and related expenses in order for them to participate in competitive entrepreneurship. Other opportunities include inter-disciplinary training in entrepreneurship, use of workspaces at PolyU InnoHub and business consultation with its entrepreneurs-in-residence (EIRs).

QUICK FACT

Eligibility:

PolyU current students and fresh graduates (one-year past graduation)

Nature:

Grant supporting student participation in entrepreneurship and innovation competitions

Grant:

HK$20,000

No. of Projects Supported per Cohort: 

Around 30

Application Period:

All year round

Training Element:

Preparing for competitions

CALL FOR APPLICATION

Next cohort will commence in Sep 2020. Stay tuned!

ENQUIRY

sepoc@polyu.edu.hk; (852) 3400 2624

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