Focus on one of these technology areas:

Grouping for each technology areas:

Local Student Group Local Open Group International Group
For Undergraduates For Alumni & Non-undergraduates Nominated by GBA & International Partners

Awards for each category and group:

Judging criteria:

Social / community impact 25%
Innovativeness/ technology content 25%
Commercial feasibility 25%
Team capability 25%

Incubation and funding support will be provided as shown below:


Ideation Programme Direct admission (up to HK$100,000 funding support)

Green Channel to CityU 'Hong Kong Tech 300' Seed Fund Program Interview with conditional admission

For all Gold/Silver/Bronze Teams, each team could receive up to HK$100,000 in funding support

CUHK PI Centre PILOTS Lite programme Startup Award

Team comprised of CUHK students: Admission to PI Centre's PILOTS Lite programm and eligible to apply for our Startup Award (up to HKD30,000 funding)

CUHK PI Centre associate membership*

Team comprised of CUHK Alumni or with BR: Admission to PI Centre’s associate membership

(For Champions of each track)

EdUHK EASE Fund 2nd round assessment direct entry for up to HK$300,000 seed fund

*To be entitled to the awards, all winning teams MUST fulfil the respective eligibility (subject to terms and conditions)

Direct entry to HKBU 2025-26 TSSSU Final Assessment for up to HKD1.5 million seed fund

Fast track to MetroChallenge 2024 and win HK$100,000 implementation fund to execute their entrepreneurship project

*All winning teams MUST have at least 1 HKMU member and fulfil the respective eligibility

6-month HKU iDendron Membership*

*for Champion, 1st Runner Up and 2nd Runner Up with at least 1 HKU member

# for Champion, 1st Runner Up and 2nd Runner Up, subjected to eligibility requirement of the programme

Champion from each track (5 teams):- Direct entry to Round 2 of the HKUST's annual entrepreneurship competition 2024 ( https: // one-million/ home ).*

All teams:- All teams submitted for pre-screening will be reconsidered as special invite to the HKUST's annual entrepreneurship competition 2024 Round 2*

* T&C applies. Ideally, each team should have at least 1 UST member in order to join the competition or program; if winning teams do not have any HKUST students or alumni, there will be matching platform/activity provided by HKUST Entrepreneurship Center to find HKUST members

Admission to Pre-incubation for Innovators and Entrepreneurs (PIE) Programme (HKD100,000), or Innovation and Impact Fund (IIF) or Student Entrepreneurial Exploration Development (SEED) Fund of HKD30,000

Opportunity to HK$20,000 Cash Prize of Micro Fund Scheme 2023-24 Cohort 2

Opportunity to HK$5,000+ Student Scholarship of PolyU Student Entrepreneurial Proof-of-Concept (POC) Funding Scheme (valid in 12 months)

*To be entitled to the awards, all winning teams MUST submit formal applications with the same project to respective programmes and fulfil the respective eligibility (subject to terms and conditions and programme details)

All winning team(s) with HSUHK members can have direct entrance to the final round of HSUHK Entrepreneurship Challenge 2024 (E-Challenge)*

*To be entitled to participate in the E-Challenge, the winning team(s) MUST submit a formal application with the same project and fulfill the competition requirements.

*The team leader of the E-Challenge MUST be HSUHK student.

Direct admission to CIE's Pre-incubation Programme