Knowledge Transfer Office

Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Details

Future Entrepreneurs: Go! Go! Go!

Future Entrepreneurs: Go! Go! Go!

TSSSU (Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities) is a funding scheme to encourage commercialization of R&D results through establishing start-ups. A start-up selected under TSSSU can receive a maximum funding of $1.2m per year. A first-time TSSSU applicant start-up should be registered under the Companies Ordinance from 1 February 2017 to 31 January 2019. Each team should appoint a person-in-charge who is a CityU undergraduate/postgraduate, full-time professor or graduate within 5 years (graduated on or after 1 Jan 2014), and holding a senior position in the start-up.

SEEDS (Student Early Entrepreneurship Development Scheme) provides funding support to nurture entrepreneurial ideas. CityU student teams are eligible to apply (staff and alumni are welcome to serve as advisors). Each team should appoint a person-in-charge who is a CityU student under an academic programme funded by the University Grants Committee. Each approved project team can receive funding support up to $200,000.

Application deadline
TSSSU: 5pm, 19 November 2018
SEEDS: 2 December 2018
Visit our website immediately for application details!

Face-to-Face Coaching
TSSSU or SEEDS teams who need advice can register for our face-to-face coaching (TSSSU: 30 or 31 October; SEEDS: 20 or 21 November, each session is up to 20 minutes & on a first-come-first-served basis).

Ms Fanny Ho (Tel: 3442 6859; Email:

Knowledge Transfer Office

Contact Information
Ms. Fanny Ho
Tel: 3442 6859