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8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition

Deadline: 20 Apr 2022 HKT12:00 (Closed)
Location: Hong Kong

To: All UG Students


To allow sufficient preparation time for interested students, HKNGCA Innovation & Entrepreneurship Centre has combined the application and submission deadlines for its “8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition”.



Other than the competition cash prize, outstanding projects would be nominated to enter HKSTP iDeation Program. Winners of the Innovation Category and Entrepreneurship Category will have the opportunity to represent Hong Kong to participate in the “Challenge Cup", “China International Internet+” or “BJ-HK Cup” National Contests in the Mainland China.


You may refer to the eDM below or attached leafletfor details regarding the competition. Interested students should apply and submit the project online by 12:00noon on April 20, 2022 (Wednesday).


Important Update: the 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition



Dear student,


In response to the suggestions of some institutes, we have combined the application and submission deadlines to provide interested students with sufficient preparation time, hoping that more inspirational and groundbreaking ideas and projects could be produced. 



In our 8th annual competition, besides the competition cash prize, outstanding projects would be nominated to enter  HKSTP iDeation Program which provide a  maximum seed funding of HK$100,000.The winning innovation projects will continue to represent Hong Kong in   the “Challenge Cup” National College Students’ Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Contest which is recognized as the "China youth innovation and entrepreneurship Olympic" while the winning entrepreneurship projects will enter the  China International College Students' "Internet+" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition  and/or the   “Challenge Cup” China College Students Entrepreneurship Competition, which are known as "the best and biggest roadshow platform worldwide" and the “the biggest platform of Chinese young entrepreneurs” respectively.


Want to showcase your entrepreneurial skills and talents? Want to turn your innovative dreams into reality? Want to meet more similar great minds? Visit this website now to learn more about the competition and important dates. Don’t miss this golden opportunity to thrive; submit your application right now!


Details of the Competition:



The 8th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition


Application and Project Submission Deadline20th Apr 2022 (Wed) 12:00 noon


(I) Innovation Category (Research Thesis/ Invention);

(1. Life Sciences/ 2. Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering/ 3. Information technology/ 4. Mathematics and Physics/ Mechanics and Control Systems)

(II) Entrepreneurship Category (1. Entrepreneurship Proposal/ 2. Startup/ 3. Social Enterprise/Cultural & Creative Services)- 2&3 welcome cooperative projects of teaching staff and students

Project Areas: Advanced Manufacturing/ Information Technology/ Cultural and Creative Services & Social entrepreneurship/ Modern Agriculture


1. Awards:Grand Award, First Place Award, Second Place Award, Third Place Award

2. Outstanding Institution Award (to be awarded to the institution which had submitted the highest number of outstanding projects)

3. Top winners will represent HKSAR and their colleges in the above mentioned National Competition(s)



In order to let more HK students know the brilliant achievements from various local institutions, a virtual expo has been launched to showcases the achievements of the Hong Kong teams in the previous national competitions.




Meanwhile, an Entrepreneurship Online Sharing will be held on 8th April, 2022, from 2:30p.m. -  4:00p.m. (guest speaker: Ms. Susanna Wong, CEO of YATA). The sharing will be conducted in Cantonese. Interested students should fill in the registration form at


Apart from current students, for some categories of the competition, we welcome entries from graduates who have graduated for no more than 5 years as well as entries of cooperative projects by collegiate teaching staff and students. For more details, please refer to our official website. For enquiries, please kindly contact Ms. Jody Li or Ms. Hoki Lam by 25281993 or by email (


Yours faithfully,

HKNGCA Innovation & Entrepreneurship Centre






1. Please note that student participants of this Competition will be responsible for their own safety while outside Hong Kong (for winners who will participate in the “Challenge Cup”, “China International Internet+” or “BJ-HK Cup” National Contests in Mainland China) and should arrange sufficient insurance coverage for the Mainland trip. Students shall bear the consequences of their decisions for the Mainland trip.


2. Student participants must pay all expenses related to the trip. Our School will not be responsible for any expenses incurred in this competition plus the Mainland trip.


3. The data collected through the online application is solely administered by the organizer. The School shall not be held liable in the case that disputes, loss or any other situations arise.