Innovation and Impact Fund (IIF)-Entrepreneurship Programme
Innovation and Impact Fund (IIF) - Entrepreneurship Programme
The University considers the continuous contribution to society by allowing students and faculty to create greater knowledge transfer is part of its endeavour of providing quality education. To keep up this effort and provide career development aids, the University encourages and supports faculty members and students to generate innovative ideas, create opportunities, and master risk and failure while engaging in their formal learning and teaching. To this end, the Entrepreneurship Programme under the University’s Innovation and Impact Fund (IIF) is designed to support faculty members and students to create a positive impact for society while developing entrepreneurial capacity and spirit.
The primary purpose of the Programme is to promote entrepreneurship at LU by encouraging faculty members and students to lead meaningful projects using their academic knowledge. Grant recipients can use the fund to develop prototypes for new product or proof of a new concept that will lead to or is aimed at starting an NGO, social enterprise or company for impact on humanity, or commercialising outputs of research work conducted under LU.
A. Student Stream (formerly known as the Entrepreneurial Knowledge Transfer (EKT) Fund for students)
- The project must be led by at least one full-time LU student# as Project Leader (PL) and have a full-time academic staff member as project advisor. Final year students are also eligible.
# can be undergraduate (UG)/ taught postgraduate (TPg)/ research postgraduate (RPg) students of LU
- Funding Amount: up to HKD30,000 per approved project.
For application details, please click here.