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

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

  • 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 4-5 students each group;

  • Since the project falls into the 2023 Summer Term study period, students will be required to work in part-time & hybrid mode mainly. The maximum project working hours will be 20 hours per week. However, one or two team meetings with project host per week in physical/ online mode will be recommended to ensure the project goes smoothly. 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.

  • 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 and provide a proof of completion of the project;
  • Submit a report to highlight their learning experience in the project;
  • Submit some pictures relevant to their project experience; and
  • Complete an online evaluation after completion of the project

To better prepare students for the projects, we will provide a series of training & consultation sessions to the project teams to ensure that students will learn how to complete the project step-by-step, the content includes:

  • Overview of projects, companies, industries, and consulting
  • Project and client communication
  • Presentation skills
  • Analysis and research
  • Project reporting
  • PPT making
  • On-going project consultation

The training sessions are currently scheduled on 6 & 7 July. Details will be announced in due course.

Please complete an online application form (CV required) on or before 18 June 2023: [LINK]

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 by late June. Students who have not received any news from us by early-July may assume that your applications have not been successful.

Tentative Programme Timeline:
By 18 JUNE
Student application
By 18 JUNE
27 JUNE to 4 JULY
Selection interview
27 JUNE to 4 JULY
Results announcement
Programme kick-start
Project period, including training & consultation sessions
By mid-September 2023
Programme closing event & evaluation
By mid-September 2023
By end-October
Subsidy release
By end-October

Tel: 2768 6644