Services & support to members

Services & Support to Start-ups

A package of support and services will be provided to the companies under the HKUST Entrepreneurship Program:



  • During the incubation period after acceptance into the Program, accepted companies will be given, and may use, the designation “Member of HKUST Entrepreneurship Program”
  • Upon the completion of the incubation period, the company will move out from the HKUST incubation space. The company may use the designation “Graduate Company of HKUST Entrepreneurship Program”


Office Space

  • For a period of up to two years (renewable annually) and at a cost set by the University to cover maintenance and operation
  • Exemption from supplementary charges for basic utilities (lighting, air conditioning and electrical supply)
  • Exemption from supplementary charges for telephone (one line) and internet connectivity (one line per room, supplied by ISP), and out-of-town calls and extra services at cost
  • One parking permit
  • Campus temporary access card for each staff member


Central Office Services

  • Access to photocopier (with direct operating costs paid by the incubated companies)



  • Introductions to industry experts for guidance on technical and management issues


Potential Investors

  • Introductions to potential investors, venture capital companies and partners



  • Discounted rates or free when applicable for participation in trade shows, convention displays and other promotional activities in which the University participates (provided that the host agrees to such discounts)
  • Discounted rates or free when applicable for all services and programs provided by the University Entrepreneurship Center