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Recruitment of CUHK Pre-Incubation Centre (Pi Centre)

The Pi Centre of CUHK is now open to all students who are interested in innovation and embarking new ventures for application! 

The Pi Centre is a universi­ty-wide initiative to stimulate creativity and entrepreneurship by offering up to one year of working space, facilities and mentoring services to teams of students starting companies to commercialize technologies and implement innovative business models for profit and for the benefit of society. Through the Pi Centre, CUHK aims to increase the number and impact of sustainable, socially responsible enterprises that integrate theoretical knowledge, enthusiasm and market discipline to create value, with a goal to unleash the creative potential from across the campus. It is located at Lady Ho Tung Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Qualified teams will have free access to the following services for up to one year:

Workspace: Hot desk, Meeting Rooms, Seminar/Exhibition Area, High Speed Internet
Facilities: Print/Copy/Fax/Scan, 3D Print/Scan, Locker, Pantry
Development and Mentorship: Account Manager & Mentor, Training & Workshop, Peer Networking, Investor & Experts Network

Eligibility
- All CUHK students (undergraduate and postgraduate) in ANY disciplines, who have an innovative idea and a passion to create significant human, social, or market value. 
- Both individuals and teams can apply.

Priority will be given to:
- Applicants whose ideas and plans are backed by research and/or scientific discoveries with endorsement from research faculties and academic supervisors.
- Applicants whose ideas and plans that are recognized in open or university-wide competitions, or have received awards or endorsements from other authorities.
- Teams that involve students from more than one Faculty or Department, and/or with diverse, complementary skillsets.

Submission of Application
- Fill in the Online Application Form and send the completed Business Summary to picentre@cuhk.edu.hk at or before 23:59, February 28, 2015 (Saturday). Details please refer to the Application Guideline.
- Applications will be assessed and invited to an Panel Interview on Mar 16 or 17. Successful applicants will move into Pi Centre in April 2015. 
- We welcome inquiries and may assist in filling the application form with meeting arrangement.

Information Session
- Date: 9 Feb 2015 (Mon)
- Time: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
- Venue: Pi Centre (Map)
- Rundown:
    Introduction on Pi Centre
    Introduction on the application procedure
    Pi Teams Project Showcase
    Q&A Session

All CUHK students, alumni and staff are welcome to join!

Online Registration for the Info Session

  ACT NOW to join the Pi Centre!  
 

Enquiries:

Ms. Esther CHENG
Project Co-ordinator
Center for Entrepreneurship
Email: esther@cuhk.edu.hk
Tel.: 3943 9521

 
The Pi Centre is jointly managed by:
             
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