HKSTP x HKMU Start-up Project Launcher Programme - 2023 Spring

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HKSTP x HKMU Start-up Project Launcher Programme – 2023 Spring

  • Bring experiential learning opportunities to students;

  • Offer pre-incubation process to students and help nurture their entrepreneurship mindset;

  • Enrich students' work portfolio and understand different industries;

  • Articulate students' classroom studies to the real working world; and

  • Provide a flexible project working model to students and employers under the volatile pandemic situation

  • Real company projects offered by Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP)'s startups & tenants;

  • Students will be formed in groups according to the project requirements & their study fields, normally 3-4 students each group;

  • Mainly work in part-time & hybrid mode but one/ two team meetings per week will be held to ensure the project goes smoothly;

  • 14 hours of professional trainings and 8 personalized group consultations will be arranged to students; and

  • It is a student experiential learning programme to help students enrich their study & work portfolio and it is NOT an employment programme. Therefore, participatory students and project hosts will not be engaged in an employer-employee relationship.

  • The programme projects are ranging from business & marketing, STEAM education, ageing services, creative design, data & technology, etc. 
  • Project scopes & details [LINK] (Student Authentication Required)
  • Be able to collaborate and offer varying perspectives;

  • Communicate effectively and professionally;

  • Think out of the box and achieve goals in creative ways;

  • Equip with practical work skills and work accurately; and

  • Understand the start-up operation and nurture an entrepreneurship mindset 

  • Full-time undergraduate students in any study discipline and study year are welcome to apply to obtain real-life project consultant experience to enrich your study & work portfolio.
  • Students who have completed the project with satisfactory performance will be awarded with a subsidy up to HK$12,000 from the University and a programme certificate. The subsidy level will be considered on a case-by-case basis; and

  • During the programme period, students will be covered by University Group Personal Accident Insurance Policy as in other student activities. For details, please visit the following webpage:

  • Complete the project with satisfactory performance;

  • Attend at least 80% of the training & consultation sessions;

  • Submit a reflective journal with some pictures to highlight their learning experience in the project; and

  • Complete an online evaluation after completion of the project

To better prepare students for the projects, we will provide a series of training sessions to the project teams to ensure that students will learn how to complete the project step-by-step. Some of them will be conducted in online mode to provide flexibility to students for joining, the content includes:

  • Project introduction & consulting
  • Analysis & project research
  • Project and client communication
  • Strategy formulation
  • Making a compelling PowerPoint
  • Project reporting
  • Project presentation
  • On-going project consultation

Please complete an online application form (CV required) on or before 25 Jan:


Applications that are incomplete, late or have not accompanied by the required document(s) will not be processed further.

Selected students will be invited to attend a selection interview on 8 or 9 Feb 2023. Students who have not received any news from us by 3 Feb may assume that your applications have not been successful.

Tentative Programme Timeline:
By 25 Jan
Student application
By 25 Jan
8 or 9 Feb
Selection interview
8 or 9 Feb
By 13 Feb
Results announcement
By 13 Feb
Week 20 Feb
Kick-start meeting with companies and trainers
Week 20 Feb
20 Feb to 23 Apr
Project period, including training & consultation sessions
20 Feb to 23 Apr
15 to 31 May
Programme closing event & evaluation
15 to 31 May
By end-Aug
Subsidy release
By end-Aug

Tel: 2768 6644