To foster knowledge transfer of PolyU research technologies and nurture ‘technopreneurs’, PolyU launched LLP Programme in early 2018. Modelled after similar programmes from the US National Science Foundation I-Corps and Lean LaunchPad Singapore, PolyU LLP Programme is a 10-week evidence-based journey that helps research and start-up teams uncover the market and application potential of their scientific research through rigorous market validation and guidance from experienced industry mentors. Looking forward, PolyU MBA students will also take part in the next cohort.
PolyU students, alumni and research staff nominated and endorsed by his/ her PolyU research supervisor
a 10-week, evidence-based entrepreneurship development programme targeting PolyU’s researchers and research teams to search for potential market and application of their technologies
HK$20,000 to each qualified participating team for their prototyping and other expenses throughout the Programme
Features and Benefits:
- First in Hong Kong
First-ever Lean Launchpad programme in Hong Kong targeting for university researchers and research students
- 10-week Evidence-based Entrepreneurship Development Programme
An experiential learning journey with the direct market insights in the commercial world to guide participating research teams to commercialize their research technologies
- Industry Connection and Insights
Guidance and mentorship support from industry advisors, experienced mentors and entrepreneurs
- Acceleration of Research to Market
Formulation and validation of commercialization pathway by using different analytical tool - Business Model Canvas and Value Proposition Canvas, etc.
- Access to PolyU InnoHub Resources
Access to resources under PolyU InnoHub Hong Kong and Shenzhen (co-working space, startup consultation, etc.)
- Opportunity for Overseas Exhibition
Further considered for showcasing the project in overseas exhibition such as International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva
No. of Project Supported per Cohort:
Once a year
Stay tuned! Please refer to last year materials under Download Area for your reference.