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IPIEC Global 2019 Final Contest

The Hong Kong Chapter Final Contest will be held at Hong Kong Cyberport at 2 pm on 6 November 2019. The ten finalists will give their pitching onstage. The Champion and the 1st Runner-up will represent Hong Kong to compete at the Global Semi Final of IPIEC Global 2019 to be held on the Mainland in December in order to qualify for the Global Grand Final and vie for the prize of US$100,000 and matching global I&T venture capital.

Seminar: "Developing ASEAN Market - Malaysia"

Malaysia is the second largest trading partner of Hong Kong in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This seminar, co-organised by SUCCESS, MATRADE Hong Kong and the Customs and Excise Department, will outline the business landscape of Malaysia and its latest trade promotion policy. The seminar will also introduce the Hong Kong Authorized Economic Operator (HKAEO) Programme, the Rules of Origin under the HKC-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (FTA), as well as the “ASEAN Programme” under the Dedicated Fund on Branding, Upgrading and Domestic Sales (BUD Fund), discussing how these measures could support Hong Kong enterprises venture into Malaysia. - Overview on Malaysia's business landscape and latest trade promotion policy- Introduction of HKAEO Programme- Introduction of HKC-ASEAN FTA - Rules of Origin- "ASEAN Programme" under BUD Fund Speakers:Ms Ezzwanee Ahmad, Malaysian Trade Commissioner (English)Mr Tom Cheung, Senior Inspector, Customs and Excise Department (Cantonese)Mr Paul Shen, Trade Officer, Trade and Industry Department (Cantonese)Mr Nelson Mak, Manager, Hong Kong Productivity Council (Cantonese) Language: Cantonese and English

Entrepreneurship Workshop on “Enhancement on Business Competitiveness: Technology Voucher Programme”

Since November 2016, the Innovation and Technology Commission launched the Technology Voucher Programme (TVP) with an aim to subsidise SMEs in using technological services and solutions to improve productivity, or to upgrade and transform their business. In order to meet the needs of the industries, a series of enhancement measures have been implemented, including an increase in the funding ceiling and relaxation on the eligibility criteria, etc. At this workshop, representatives from the Innovation and Technology Commission will introduce the latest enhancement measures for TVP, application procedures and successful case sharing. Speaker: Mr. Colin Lee Senior Manager (Innovation and Technology Fund) of Innovation and Technology Commission Mr. Hubert Lau Manager (Innovation and Technology Fund) of Innovation and Technology Commission Event Conducted Language: Cantonese (No simultaneous interpretation service provided)

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum

Cyberport Venture Capital Forum (CVCF), Cyberport’s annual premier venture forum, will return on 5-6 November to present the game-changing world of tech venturing. The Forum will put you at the epicentre of the trending ecosystem on venture capital and beyond - the rising corporate venture and strategic investing, dynamic investment markets along the Belt & Road region, shifting capital flow amidst the geopolitical volatility, disruptive funding platforms and more. CVCF will also stage an Innovator Showcase presenting promising start-up projects, and the exclusive Investor Matching platform will spark new connections and catalyse deal-sourcing and fundraising opportunity! WHY CVCF? Connect with influential investors and tech start-ups to foster investment matching and business collaboration opportunitiesBe inspired by thought leadership and achieve early stage digital tech investment deal flowsLearn expert intelligence on the latest investment trends of corporate venture and strategic investing, disruptive funding platforms and more from the global, Belt & Road, US and Mainland China marketsVisit high-potential start-ups and growing companies of the Cyberport community WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Venture capitalists‧Corporate ventures / enterprise investors‧Family offices‧Angels / super angels‧Incubators / accelerators‧High net worth individuals‧Digital tech start-ups‧Entrepreneurs‧SMEs‧Project owners‧Professional services & intermediaries (Legal, Accounting, Banking & financial management, Business consulting)

InfoTalk@TecONE - Strengthen the Market Value of a Company through New Patent System in HK

Intellectual Property (IP) is a powerful tool not only protecting your invention against infringement but also enhancing the company’s competitiveness. It generates brand, recognition, protection, as well as financial benefit to the company. Want to start your IP filing in Hong Kong where you create, execise, and commercialise your idea? Programme:TecONE invited Intellectual Property Department of HKSAR Government and a Certified Patent firm to share the latest development in the patent system, IP knowledge as well as practical IP cases on 23 October 2019. The sharing will cover - Is my idea patentable?- Currrent patent system in Hong Kong- New patent system in Hong Kong- Application procedure in Hong Kong- Practical cases why IP filing in Hong Kong is important to your business Language: Cantonese (with English presentation materials)

Entrepreneurship Workshop on “Enhancement on Business Competitiveness: Technology Voucher Programme”

Since November 2016, the Innovation and Technology Commission launched the Technology Voucher Programme (TVP) with an aim to subsidise SMEs in using technological services and solutions to improve productivity, or to upgrade and transform their business. In order to meet the needs of the industries, a series of enhancement measures have been implemented, including an increase in the funding ceiling and relaxation on the eligibility criteria, etc. At this workshop, representatives from the Innovation and Technology Commission will introduce the latest enhancement measures for TVP, application procedures and successful case sharing. Speaker: Mr. Colin LeeSenior Manager (Innovation and Technology Fund) of Innovation and Technology Commission Mr. Hubert LauManager (Innovation and Technology Fund) of Innovation and Technology Commission Event Conducted Language:Cantonese (No simultaneous interpretation service provided)

Smart-Space Startup Exchange: Bringing Intelligent Wealth Management Solutions to the Masses via Robo-advisors

Speakers · Kenneth Shih, Head of Sales & Marketing, AQUMON Topics · Not happy with your investment returns? New to investing? Looking for someone to help you invest?· Harness the intelligent power of a robo (investment) advisor! · Why robo-advisors can help provide smart, simple to use and affordable wealth management solutions to everyone· Why more robo-advisor offerings from banks/financial institutions will be seen with the next wave of virtual banks

Smart-Space Startup Exchange: Drive Growth with Conversational Marketing

Speakers · Henson Tsai, Co-founder & CEO, Travis Topics• Tips to work better as a team and manage all messaging apps in once place• Using bots to generate leads and convert customers on your website• Automate sales and marketing messages and scale customer conversation• Track and communicate with users more effectively on instant messaging

Seminar: "Investing in the Mainland - Practical Tax and Foreign Exchange Issues"

Hong Kong enterprises may transfer their funds through money exchange shops in making investments in the Mainland. Cases where transfers were frozen are also heard from time to time. How can funds be transferred in and out of the Mainland properly and what are the taxes involved? In this seminar, a China tax expert will use cases to explain in details Mainland tax and foreign exchange issues. What are the taxes involved when running business in the Mainland?What money transfer methods are not proper and what are the penalties? Speaker:Miss Bolivia Cheung, Director of BC Training Co Ltd Language: Cantonese

高錕教授研討會:光纖及矽光子學的展望

Professor Sir Charles Kao was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2009 for his accomplishment in the development of fibre optic technologies. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of receiving the award this year, you are cordially invited to join the Professor Sir Charles Kao Symposium: Perspectives on Optical Fibres and Silicon Photonics, co-organized by Faculty of Engineering of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) on 1 November 2019 (Friday). We are delighted to have distinguished speakers from both academia and industry to discuss the impact and applications of photonic technologies.  Opening Address: Professor Martin Wong, Dean of Engineering, CUHKMr. Albert Wong, Chief Executive Officer, HKSTP Invited Talks: Session I (Session Chair: Professor Chester CT Shu, Department of Electronic Engineering, CUHK) Session II (Session Chair: Professor Calvin CK Chan, Department of Information Engineering, CUHK) Language: Conducted in English

SME Management Workshop on “New Trends in Talent Management - How to Build a Competitive Team”

In this workshop, our speaker will share with you the new trends to build up a competitive team to improve operational efficiency. While seats are limited, please register as soon as possible. Speaker: Ms. Sonia TsangFounder of F8 Funding Limited and 2nd Half Event Conducted Language: Cantonese (No simultaneous interpretation service provided)

Seminar on Launch of the New Patent System and Patenting Strategies

A patent system seeks to protect inventions in order to encourage and promote technological innovation. The Government is committed to reforming the local patent system in order to ensure that it would continue to meet present-day circumstances and also facilitate the development of Hong Kong into a regional innovation and technology hub. After years of efforts in implementing the reform, the Government shall belaunching the new patent system by the end of 2019. In this seminar jointly organized by the Intellectual Property Department and the Support and Consultation Centre for SMEs of the Trade and Industry Department, an official speaker will highlight and explain the key features of the new patent system covering a new direct patent application route and the new examination procedures. In addition, a solicitor with principal practice in the areas of intellectual property and technology, and an entrepreneur in innovation will also share their experience and insights in strategies relating to patent filing, management and commercialisation. Topics and speakers: Reform of Patent System in Hong KongMr. Thomas Tsang, Assistant Director of Intellectual Property (Patents & Designs) How to Devise Your Cost-effective Patent Filing and Management Strategies?Mr. Lawrence Yeung, Committee member, Greater China Legal Affair Committee, Law Society of Hong Kong Bringing Inventions to Markets: Commercialisation of Patented InventionsMr. Hugo Wong, Manager Overseas 3D Business of Print-Rite Management Co Ltd

Elevator Pitch Competition 2019 – Make an Impact, Disrupt the Norm!

Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC), organised by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), is an exciting tech startup challenge drawing hundreds of brilliant minds from the globe to unleash their brain powers. Starting from 2016, this international event has been scaling up significantly attracting overwhelming attention and has become an eagerly anticipated annual occasion in town ever since. In a 60 seconds elevator ride, the final 100 startups will compete for investment / cash prizes up to US$90K and brighten their entrepreneurial journeys, while the investors can make the best investment ever among tiptop ground-breaking options from across the continents. Application closes on 6 September 2019 at HK Time 23:59. Apply Now! You may be one of the 100 shortlisted start-ups and pitch your idea at EPiC on 8 November 2019. Language: English

ICT Experience Day 2019

ICT Experience Day is a signature event serves as a platform to provide the diversified and latest IT technology and solutions for the SMEs in different industries, including Cloud service, ERP, e-Commerce, system integration and workflow management etc.

SME Management Workshop on “New Trends in Talent Management - How to Build a Competitive Team”

In this workshop, our speaker will share with you the new trends to build up a competitive team to improve operational efficiency. While seats are limited, please register as soon as possible. Speaker: Ms. Sonia TsangFounder of F8 Funding Limited and 2nd Half Event Conducted Language:Cantonese (No simultaneous interpretation service provided)

Elevator Pitch Competition 2019 – Make an Impact, Disrupt the Norm!

Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC), organised by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), is an exciting tech startup challenge drawing hundreds of brilliant minds from the globe to unleash their brain powers. Starting from 2016, this international event has been scaling up significantly attracting overwhelming attention and has become an eagerly anticipated annual occasion in town ever since. In a 60 seconds elevator ride, the final 100 startups will compete for investment / cash prizes up to US$90K and brighten their entrepreneurial journeys, while the investors can make the best investment ever among tiptop ground-breaking options from across the continents. Application closes on 6 September 2019 at HK Time 23:59. Apply Now! You may be one of the 100 shortlisted start-ups and pitch your idea at EPiC on 8 November 2019. Language:English

Hong Kong International Computer Conference 2019

The theme of the Hong Kong Computer Society's 2019 Hong Kong International Computer Conference (HKICC) is "Greater Bay Area – Building a Bright Digital Future". The Greater Bay Area (GBA) is probably one of the most significant national economic development strategies in recent years. Earlier this year, China released an outline development plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, aiming to develop the region into "a role model of high-quality development".

Business Clinic

Organised by HKFYG Social Innovation and Youth Business Unit Experiencing difficulties with your startup? Looking for advices from professionals? 《Business Clinic》is here to help you.The aim of this clinic is to provide a regular session for startup to consult the mentors directly. Participants will be given 8 minutes to present about their ideas and plans for start-up to the mentors. Mentors will provide immediate feedback during the 30 minutes Q&A and consultation session. Mentors come from various backgrounds and fields, in order to provide feedbacks from multiple perspectives.

Companies Registration Officer

Companies Registration Officer Jeffery: "The procedures of starting a limited company in Hong Kong are very simple.  All you need to do is to apply for registration at the Companies Registry.  After getting the Certificate of Incorporation, you can realise your aspirations of starting your own business." Companies Registration Officer Cindy: "We, the Companies Registration Officer, are contributing to the consolidation of Hong Kong's status as an international financial and commercial centre." Please watch the video of Companies Registration Officer for more information on job duties and missions, etc.