Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks (HKSTP) is a world-class 22-hectare corporate and research facility on the Tolo Harbour waterfront in Shatin, Hong Kong. Opened in 2001, it has grown into a dynamic and innovative ecosystem. It includes 20 state-of-the-art R&D office and laboratory buildings, offering over 2.3 millions square feet of space. The park is the home to over 400 technology companies and more than 9,000 professionals in five clusters: green technology, biotechnology, prevision engineering, electronics and ICT.

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HKSTP introduced two soft-landing programmes targeted for oversea starts-up companies.

  • The soft-landing programme for technology and innovation collaboration under the Innovation & Technology Fund – General Support Programme (GSP) is for overseas universities/ R&D Centres. The participating starts-up have to submit an application for a panel evaluation, those approved for the panel will be offered the following:
  • Shared office space in HKSTP


  • Networking and match-making activities
  • Factories visit, meetings with industry leaders and workshops (HK/Shenzhen/Pearl River Delta regions)
  • Access to project website to post their project information
  • Partial travel subsidies

The next round for submitting the application of this soft-landing programme is April/May 2015.

  • For overseas starts up companies in the innovation and high tech sectors, there is the general soft-landing programme for technology and Innovation collaboration (SLP) for an entrance fee HKD 10,000 providing the following:
  • Works station at HKSTP for 50 workdays (non-consecutive) including reception service, courier service, meeting room access, printer, photocopier, fax and Wifi
  • Professional advice on financial, tax, audit, IP protection, patent registration
  • Access to research laboratory facilities
  • Meeting and networking activities
  • Assistance with participating in trade shows for showcasing latest products and innovation

For those interested in these two soft-landing programmes can contact ICE HK at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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