Registration has closed, please pay attention to the announcement of the top 10 finalists in late July
Final : 19 August 2022

“Maker in China” SME Innovation and Entrepreneurship Global Contest 2022 – Hong Kong Chapter will be held in Hong Kong on August 19. This annual state level innovation and entrepreneurship contest is organized by China Centre for Promotion of SME Development, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of the People’s Republic of China, Department of Youth Affairs, Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, China International Cooperation Association of SMEs and co-organized by Cyberport, Angel Investment Foundation and Chamber of Commerce of Guangzhou Industrial Parks. The event is also one of the celebration events of the 25th Anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, which is highly valued by the Central Government and Hong Kong Government.

Contest Goal

Bridging together innovative technologies and enterprises

Connecting innovative technology projects with industrial parks
Matching of market-oriented operation and government policies
Facilitating the cooperation and upgrade of industries


Call for projects in 10 fields of science and technology

Artificial Intelligence & Big Data

Smart Living, Mobility and Healthcare


New Materials

Biomedicine & Biotechnology

Internet of Things

Industrial Internet & Advanced Manufacturing

New Generation Information Technology

New Energy, Energy Saving & Environmental Protection

Digital Entertainment & eSports Software

Semi-Final Assessors
Dr. Vincent Fung

Chief Technology Advisor
QP Group

Prof. Johnny Ho
Acting Director of Knowledge Transfer & Associate Head, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, CityU
Dr. Stephen Lam

Chief Operating Officer
GS1 Hong Kong

Ir. Dr. Jacky Ng
Principal Engineer
FUJIFILM Business Innovation Hong Kong Limited
Mr. Donny Siu
Acting Director of Entrepreneurship Center, HKUST
Prof. Stephen Tsui
Professor and Associate Director (Research), School of Biomedical Sciences, CUHK

Ms. Alice So

Head of Entrepreneurship

Mr. Ivan Shum

Angel Investment Foundation

*Ranking is based on the alphabetical order of the judges’ English surname
Final Judges
Mr. Archie Fong

Managing Director
Investment Banking & Global Capital Makets
Ping An of China Capital (Hong Kong)

Mr. Gary Ho

Chief Technology Officer
AXA Hong Kong and Macau

Dr. Frank Ng
Associate Director, CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship

Mr. Shi Kailiang

Guangdong Wiser Holding Group Co., Ltd.
Mr. Ivan Shum

Angel Investment Foundation

Mr. Wang He
International Academy of Ecology & Life Protection Sciences
Dr. David Xiao
APT Electronics Co. Ltd.

Mr. Jack Xu

Guangzhou Lanyi Investment Management Co., Ltd.
Prof. Albert Yu

Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization

Prof. Zhao Suqing

School of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guangdong University of Technology

Ir. Eric Chan

Chief Public Mission Officer

*Ranking is based on the alphabetical order of the judges’ English surname

Potential field of use and market growth of the underlying technology of the project

Technological or business innovativeness of the project and intellectual property protection measures that have been planned or in place

Academic qualifications, work experience, entrepreneurial experience and technical background of the project team

Business model feasibility and responsiveness to market developments of the project

Finalists will receive the following additional rewards

Fast-track interview opportunity to the signature Cyberport Incubation Programme.
3-month complimentary use of Flexi-Space at the Cyberport Smart-Space (one flexible desk per company) #
An “One-on-One” meeting with investors arranged by Angel Investment Foundation (AIF). AIF will sponsor one-year of external financial controller services to assist the projects in obtaining development funds from multiple channels.
To be offered by HKPC, 6 month complimentary Inno Space membership for the teams entering the finals

Opportunity for direct admission to the City University HK Tech 300 Seed Fund Programme (Subject to fulfill the relevant requirements, see here for more details )

Free participation in Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s International ICT Expo 2022 to be held in October this year tentatively

# Subject to availability
* The reward provider reserves the right of final decision, and the reward is also subject to the relevant terms and conditions.

Hong Kong Chapter Final

cum Award Presentation Ceremony (19 August 2022)