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學生創業概念驗證基金計劃

 
學生創業概念驗證基金計劃於2017年啟動,與教學部門合作,旨在鼓勵學生實踐企業家精神。計劃為他們提供培訓和最高1萬港元的概念驗證基金,用於原型開發和市場驗證。獲批學生團隊亦能進駐共享工作空間理大InnoHub,得到一系列支援,例如駐校創業導師(EIR)諮詢。
 
 

概覽

申請資格:

理大學生和應屆畢業生(畢業三年內)(詳細資格要求請參閱下文)

性質:

概念驗證基金以支持學生參與創業比賽

資助金額:

最高1萬港元

獲批數量(每屆):

大約60

開放申請時間:

全年

培訓內容:

創業比賽的培訓準備

 

開放申請

The Scheme of Academic Year 2020-2021 will provide up to HK$10,000 in cash for each awarded student team to strive for reputable innovation/entrepreneurship award around the world.

Eligibility:

A student team including at least ONE student or fresh graduate within three-year of PolyU (including HKCC and SPEED) that is:
Track 1: nominated by one of the academic supervisors* to participate in her/ his designated competition(s)*; OR
Track 2: enthusiastic to participate in the innovation/entrepreneurship competitions**

* Please refer to Appendix 1 of “POC Notes for Application”.
** Please refer to Appendix 2 of “POC Notes for Application”.

Application:

Track 1: Apply through Online Application and upload:

  • Nomination Form signed by the Academic Supervisor;
  • CVs of all team members;
  • Copies of student IDs or graduation certificates of all team members;
  • Declaration of Use of PolyU Knowledge/Innovations/Technologies; and
  • Project presentation in PDF (file size not more than 10Mb).

Track 2: Apply through Online Application and upload:

  • CVs of all team members;
  • Copies of student IDs or graduation certificates of all team members;
  • Declaration of Use of PolyU Knowledge/Innovations/Technologies (if applicable); and
  • Project presentation in PDF (file size not more than 10Mb).

Track 2 Designated Competitions

Competition

Organizer

Competition Application Deadline

POC Application Deadline

Assessment 

Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge (HKSEC)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

22-Oct-2020

22-Oct-2020

All shortlisted teams after First Round will win the POC fund 

Jumpstarter IdeaPOP

Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

20-Nov-2020

09-Nov-2020

Pitch Assessment

Climate Action Recognition Scheme

Wofoo Social Enterprises

03-Jan-2021

18-Dec-2020

All shortlisted teams after First Round will win the POC fund

Dare To Change Business Pitch Competition

Young Entrepreneurs Development Council (YDC)

08-Jan-2021

25-Jan-2021

Pitch Assessment

The 7th Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition

Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association (HKNGCA)

15-Apr-2021

15-Apr-2021

POC Pre-Challenge

The City I&T Grand Challenge

Innovation And Technology Commission

24-Apr-2021

30-Jun-2021

POC Pre-Challenge

Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP)

Cyberport

TBA

TBA

TBA

Internet + 互聯網+

Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association (HKNGCA)

TBA

TBA

TBA

FYP+ Supporting Scheme

Hong Kong X Foundation

TBA

TBA

TBA

POC Pre-Challenge:

Aims to select and support PolyU student teams* to strive for the awards of the following competitions:

  1. The 7th Hong Kong University Student Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition (application deadline: 31 Mar 2021) 
  2. City I&T Grand Challenge (application deadline: 30 Jun 2021)

* Eligibility will be subject to the requirements of PolyU POC funding scheme and the designated competitions.

What to do?

Step 1   Complete the following tasks not later than POC Application Deadline:

  1. Problem Statement (10 points)
    Describe the problem in less than 100 words with 2 live photos depicting the problem 
  2. Persona Interview (10 points)
    Submit a short 2-minute interview video with your target user describing his/her problem  
  3. Team Formation (10 points)
    If you already have an innovative idea/ project and want to find partners or team members, please CLICK HERE.
    If you are interested in innovation but have not yet decided on the idea/project, please CLICK HERE.

Step 2   Apply POC online and submit a 15-slide pitch deck (70 points) with proof documents completing the above tasks in PDF format within 10Mb not later than POC Application Deadline

Step 3   IfE will assess the applications and teams with over 50 points will receive conditional offers of POC Funding Scheme

Step 4   Participate in the designated competition(s) 

 

Grant:

Up to HK$10,000 per team
• HK$5,000 for preparation and participation of the innovation /entrepreneurship competition; and
• A top-up of HK$5,000 if the team makes to the international stage.

Download Area:

查詢

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

 

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