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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.

Awarded teams will benefit from a Proof-of-Concept Fund of up to HK$10,000 to support prototyping, market validation and related expenses for them to participate in reputable entrepreneurship and innovation competitions. Other supports include inter-disciplinary training in entrepreneurship, use of workspaces at PolyU InnoHub and business consultation with entrepreneurs-in-residence (EIRs) will also be provided.




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

Grant supporting student participation in entrepreneurship and innovation competitions

Up to HK$10,000

No. of Projects Supported per Cohort:
Around 60

Application Period:
All year round

Training Element:
Preparing for competitions



Stay tuned! Please refer to last year materials under Download Area for your reference.



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