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2016

CUHK Technology and Business Fund (TBF): Call for Applications (Deadline: 11 Mar 2016)

Dear Colleagues,

If you wish to commercialise your new technology, please consider applying for the Technology and Business Fund (TBF). TBF encourage professors to explore the commercial potential of new technologies and inventions developed from their research. TBF provides capital to turn intellectual property into outputs conducive for commercialisation.

Who should apply:

-       You are a full-time CUHK academic staff
-       You have innovation and new technology from your research
-       Your product idea is innovative, and your commercialisation plan sound
-       Your product can make an impact to the society

Successful applicants may receive funding up to HK$200,000 per project per year in 2016-17. Applications will be evaluated based on three criteria:

(a)   40% - Technical Soundness;
(b)   40% - Commercial viability and market readiness;
(c)    20% - Project Sustainability in terms of the identification of specific industry partner(s) that will adopt and/or further develop the technology.

Please click visit and login to our website https://www.orkts.cuhk.edu.hk/knowledge-transfer-initiatives/funding-schemes for TBF Guidelines and Application Form. Proposals should arrive at the ORKTS by 11 March 2016 (Friday).  For more information, please feel free to contact Dr. Stephen Lam / Dr. Ken Chow on 3943 1453 / 3943 9881, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..