Trusted Support Schemes

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Ideation Programme

Funding Amount: Up to HKD100K

Programme Period: One Year

Application Period: January, May and September every year

Learn More:  https://www.hkstp.org/what-we-offer/incubation-and-acceleration-programmes/ideation/

Incubation Programme

Funding Amount: Up to HKD1.29M

Programme Period: Three years

Application Period: All year round

Learn More:  https://www.hkstp.org/what-we-offer/incubation-and-acceleration-programmes/incubation/hkstp-incubation/

Incu-bio Programme

Funding Amount: Up to HKD6M

Programme Period: Four years

Application Period: All year round

Learn More:  https://www.hkstp.org/what-we-offer/incubation-and-acceleration-programmes/incubation/incu-bio/

Acceleration Programme

Eligible Applicant: Promising technology startups from all industries

Funding Amount: Up to HKD4.8M (including HKD1.2 m cash reimbursement)

Programme Period: 18-24 months

Application Period: All year round

Learn More:  https://www.hkstp.org/what-we-offer/incubation-and-acceleration-programmes/acceleration-programme/

Cyberport

Cyberport University Partnership Programme (CUPP)

Eligible Applicant: Fin-tech startups

Funding Amount: HKD100K

Learn More:  https://cyberport.hk/en/cyberport-university-partnership-programme


Cyberport Creative Micro Fund

Eligible Applicant: High potential tech startups

Funding Amount: Up to HKD100K

Funding Period: Six months

Application period: All year round

Learn More:  https://cyberport.hk/en/about_cyberport/cyberport_youth/cyberport_creative_micro_fund


Cyberport Incubation Programme

Eligible Applicant: Tech startups

Funding Amount: Up to HKD500K

Funding Period: 24 months

Application Period: All year round

Learn More:  https://cyberport.hk/en/about_cyberport/cyberport_entrepreneurs/cyberport_incubation_programme


Cyberport Accelerator Support Programme

Eligible Applicant: Cyberport incubatees and alumni

Funding Amount: Up to HKD300K

Application Period: All year round

Learn More:  https://www.cyberport.hk/en/about_cyberport/cyberport_partners/cyberport_accelerator_support_programme

Other Government or Public Funding Schemes

Hong Kong Design Centre – Design Incubation Programme

Eligible applicant: fashion design, branding/ packaging, product design, visual/ spatial Arts, interior/ architecture, jewellery design/ media & communication, other design disciplines

Subsidy Amount: Up to HKD500 k

Programme Period: Two years

Application Period: Once a year

Learn More:  https://www.hkdesignincubation.org/


Innovation and Technology Support Programme

Eligible Applicant: R&D Centre or designated local public research institutes

Funding Amount: Up to HKD2.8M (platform R&D projects) or up to HKD1.4M (seed projects)

Programme Period: Up to 18 months

Application Period: All year round (platform R&D projects) or once a year (seed projects)

Learn More:  https://www.itf.gov.hk/en/funding-programmes/supporting-research/itsp/index.html


Technology Voucher Programme

Eligible Applicant: All local enterprises/organisations

Funding Amount: Up to HKD600K, on a 3 (Government):1 (enterprise/organisation) matching basis

Application Period: All year round

Learn More:  https://www.itf.gov.hk/en/funding-programmes/facilitating-technology/tvp/index.html

Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales

Eligible Applicant: All local enterprises in undertaking projects to develop brands, upgrade and restructure their business operations and promote sales in the ASEAN & FTA market

Funding Amount: Reimbursement of 50% of total approved project cost, up to HKD2M

Application Period: Every three months

Learn More:  https://www.bud.hkpc.org/

SME Export Marketing Fund

Eligible Applicant: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) participating in export promotion activities,

Funding Amount: 50% of total approved expenditure, up to HKD1M, on expenditure related to export promotion activity

Application Period: All year round

Learn More:  https://www.smefund.tid.gov.hk/english/emf/emf_objective.html

SIE Fund

Eligible Applicant: Social innovation 

Funding Amount: HKD200K

Learn More:  https://www.sie.gov.hk/tc/