Knowledge Transfer Office

Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU) - 2019

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Launched by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), to encourage university students, alumni and professors to start up technology businesses.

Each selected start-up will be funded an annual funding capped at HK$1.5 million, for a maximum of 3 years.

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The team forming the technology start-up may have any mix of the following members of CityU:
  1. Current undergraduates or postgraduates; and/or
  2. Full-time professor(s) to serve as consultant(s), providing technical expertise and direction of the R&D work; and/or
  3. CityU alumni who graduated on or after 1 January 2014 (not applicable to existing CityU TSSSU recipients).

The start-up must be a company registered under the Companies Ordinance for not more than 2 years (This requirement does not apply to start-ups recommended for the TSSSU funding for the second or third year).
Application deadline
  1. Application form (Annex A) with supporting documents mentioned in Section C – signed original, and
  2. 3-year budget plan, and
  3. Copy of student/staff card or graduation certificate

 Before 5pm, 19 Nov 2018

Interview of applicants

 Nov 2018 to Jan 2019

Result announcement

 Early 2019

Submission of:
  1. Quarterly Report
  2. Reimbursement request form (Quarterly form)

 First quarter (Apr – Jun) : 31 July 2019 
 Second quarter (Jul – Sep) : 31 Oct 2019
 Third quarter (Oct – Dec) : 31 Jan 2020

Submission of:
  1. Reimbursement request form (Quarterly form)

 Fourth quarter (Jan – Mar) : 30 Apr 2020 

Submission of:
  1. Annual Report
  2. Reimbursement request form - (Annual form)
  3. Statement of expenditure
  4. Auditors' report
  5. Assessment's of Technology Start-up - Annex D(ii)

 31 May 2020
  • the innovation and technology content of the business;
  • the commercial viability of the business;
  • the sustainability of the business;
  • the capability of the technology start-up and its team to undertake the R&D work and manage the company;
  • the social and/or community impact of the technology start-up’s business and R&D work;
  • the use of intellectual property rights (IPRs) of CityU; and
  • any other criteria that CityU sees fit
Ms. Wendy Yau
Tel: (852) 3442 6169

The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) has approved funding support to the following technology start-ups initiated by our students, alumni or faculty members.

  1. 6J Biotechnology (Hong Kong) Limited (六捷生物科技(香港)有限公司)
  2. Air Button Technology Limited
  3. AI Motion Sports Limited
  4. Amazinc Energy Limited (大鋅能源有限公司)
  5. Animae Technologies Limited
  6. Baomatics Limited (包公資訊科技有限公司)
  7. Beon Ad Limited
  8. B-Route Limited
  9. BeVoid Limited
  10. C4Cat Entertainment Limited
  11. Cellomics Holdings Limited (晶准生物醫藥集團有限公司 )
  12. Cinme Tech Limited (千憶科技有限公司)
  13. ClothClip International Limited
  14. Eafe Limited
  15. Freedrop Limited
  16. Genie6 Technology Limited (靈陸科技有限公司 )
  17. GlobeXchange Co. Limited (環野國際有限公司)
  18. Hands Life Science Limited (聯手生命科技有限公司)
  19. Hong Kong ATIS Healthcare Technology Limited (香港艾廷思健康科技有限公司)
  20. Hong Kong Bilingual Learning and Translation Studies Association Co. Limited (香港雙語學習與翻譯研究會有限公司)
  21. HYDD Technology Limited (海洋丁丁科技有限公司)
  22. Initial Innovation Limited
  23. J & K Brassiere Co., Limited
  24. Jacky Instruments Limited (積奇儀器有限公司)
  25. Kung Fu Motion Limited (功夫動態有限公司)
  26. Medi Biotech Limited(邁迪生物科技有限公司)
  27. MindAmp Limited
  28. MindLayer Limited
  29. Nautilus Software Technologies Limited (鸚鵡螺軟件技術有限公司)
  30. New System Technologies Limited (新益科技有限公司)
  31. NoPhish Technology Limited (弩飛科技有限公司)
  32. PATech Limited (光聲科技有限公司 )
  33. Portalyze Point of Care Limited (寶特拉實時檢測有限公司)
  34. ProHub Limited
  35. Scooter (Technology) Limited
  36. Spreadfast Interactive Limited (塊塗互動有限公司)
  37. Teorema Limited
  38. The Worldpath Limited (環博優才國際語言學習有限公司)
  39. V&R Laboratory Limited (互動虛擬現實實驗室有限公司)
  40. Xiaomo Biotech Limited (小默生物科技有限公司)