Objective: This is a unique programme leveraging on the expertise and resources of PolyU, especially in the application of design and technology to articulate creative solutions to complex social issues, to help students or alumni of higher education institutions to unleash their innate ability for innovation to tackle social problems.
Theme: Helping you apply "Design & Technology" to generate idea; providing funding of HK$100,000 and mentoring to implement project.
Eligibility: This Programme welcomes students and graduates of local higher education institutions to apply as individuals or in teams.
The Programme: It covers both Capacity Building and Innovative Programmes (idea generation and prototype stages), and consists of three stages each year by leveraging on multi-disciplinary resources:
Stage 1: Structured Training with "Design", "Technology" and "Business" as focus to help the participants to brainstorm innovative ideas for tackling real life issues.
Stage 2: Idea Competition for the participants to compete for funding to implement their innovative project ideas.
Stage 3: Project Implementation - each winning project in the competition will be granted HK$100,000 for implementation with the support of PolyU, NGOs, and mentors from design and industry network.
Post-programme support, including further funding from PolyU and referral to other Intermediaries for longer term incubation and investment will also be endeavoured.
Application: Application form and other details are available at the programme website: www.goodseed.hk.
* Click here for the list of ventures funded under Good Seed.