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CUHK New Funding Scheme for Youth Entrepreneurship in GBA

The Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) is rolling out a new funding scheme for students and young professors to start or develop their businesses regardless of nature.

Successful teams may receive
* Start-up capital
* Training and mentorship support
* Opportunities to explore the GBA market via CUHK’s collaborative entrepreneurial bases in the Area

1)Youth aged 18-40 who are permanent residents of Hong Kong
2)Open for CUHK undergraduate and postgraduate students (full-time or part-time) or alumni
3)Each team should consist of at least two members. The team leader must satisfy 1) & 2) 
4)Start-ups with detailed business plans; or start-ups that have not been in operation or have been in operation for not more than 3 years
5)The business should be registered in Hong Kong

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Professor Sham Mai Har, CUHK Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice President and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Biomedical Sciences, received a certificate from the Chief Executive Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor in recognition of the University’s commitment to fostering youth entrepreneurship across and beyond the campus.

Press Release:

CUHK Communications and Public Relations Office 2021-2-26
CUHK Receives Funding to Strengthen and Promote Youth Entrepreneurship in the Greater Bay Area

香港商報網 2021-02-26
中大獲資助加強眾創業支援計劃 推動青年大灣區創業

 Quamnet 2021-02-26

*This We Venture programme is enabled by the Home Affairs Bureau and the Funding Scheme for Youth Entrepreneurship in the GBA under the Youth Development Fund of the Youth Development Commission