EDGE’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Clinic

Turning an innovative idea into a new product and service is very challenging and exciting.  It requires a breath of skills, from commercial experience of designing a product to ensuring that it is fit for purpose and commercially viable.  We not only understand the complexity and challenged but also has strong track record in identifying and developing innovative ideas into products and business solutions.  Please feel free to contact us today.

What can we help with?

If you have an idea:
  • Independent idea evaluation and feasibility
  • Market research and competitive analysis
  • Signposting to advice on intellectual property issues
  • Innovation strategy
  • Product design support
  • Prototype development
If you have started your business and need help
  • Pitching
  • Fundraising
  • Commercialization


Are you eligible?

  • As long as you are CityU students (UGC-funded), you’re eligible.

Our Students' Stories

  • Turning a competition-winning idea [full story] into a business, Mr. Marco So (CityU’s Applied Biology graduate) and his teammates founded their biotech startup by joining HKSTP’s incubation program.



  • Coursework can be something valuable.  A team of CLASS students turned their GE course’s project into a product and received funds from HK Patent Application Grant offered by the Innovation and Technology Commission and SEEDS offered by CityU.



  • A EN student shared her startup journey. [full story]


  • With EDGE’s support, a team of student made prototype to participate the Disney ImagiNations Hong Kong and won the championship. [full story]


  • Two students from CityU took the top prize at the Young Structural Engineers’ International Design Competition (YSEIDC).  EDGE helped them realize their innovative design of shelters for victims of natural disaster. [full story]

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