Knowledge Transfer Office

Need Advice from Professionals?

You can get advice from professionals on your start-up, invention or patent application through joining the Innopreneurship Mentoring Scheme or enjoy the free of charge consulting service “Expert Corner” offered here. You could also seek external assistance from information centres run by other organizations.

Experts in intellectual property, law, venture capital investment, start-up operations, etc. host free consultation sessions known as Expert Corner on a monthly basis in Innovation Commons. Besides, professional staff from KTO give advice on your innovative ideas, business plans, IP strategy and pitching skills, so that you can get well-prepared for competitions and fund-seeking.

Please feel free to make an appointment with us by indicating your preferred timeslot here or sending an email to

To cultivate CityU entrepreneurs to convert their ideas into viable products/services, and to reap the harvest in their businesses, the Innopreneurship Mentoring Scheme serves as a channel to connect you with seasoned professionals. More information is available here.

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Located at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, HKTDC SME Centre provides you with all the resources you need to do business, such as a comprehensive business library, meeting areas, function rooms, state-of-the-art facilities, business support services, solid business contacts, up-to-date business information on overseas markets, latest industry trends etc.

Tel: 1830 668
SME Creativity Centre
SME Creativity Centre (SCC) is a non-profit service centre involved in enabling SMEs to explore creativity, ideation, and innovation. SCC provides guidance to local SMEs so that you can better understand, elicit, develop, and refine your design and creative processes to drive innovation and gain competitive advantage. It also provides relevant information and assistance for SMEs to further establish their own brand or to merge with another existing business.

Tel: 3590 6251
Located at the ground floor of Hong Kong Productivity Council, SME One provides comprehensive information in relations to various government industry support funding schemes, market financial proposals and latest IT solutions pertinent to enhanced operation and efficiency to SMEs.

Tel: 2788 6262
Support and Consultation Centre For SMEs
Support and Consultation Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises (SUCCESS) is run by the Trade and Industry Department in collaboration with various industrial and trade organisations, professional bodies, private enterprises and other Government departments to provide small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with business information and consultation services free of charge.

Tel: 2398 5133
TecONE is the one-stop service centre jointly run by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC). Located at Science Park, TecONE provides technology SME with comprehensive advisory services. Talks and activities are organised to facilitate technology SME to learn more about various funding resources available in the community, and to get connected with industry partners for collaboration opportunities which catalyse their growth.

Tel: 2780 6938