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Registration Deadline: 5 Jul 2024

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About One Million


Witnessing the growth of entrepreneurial activities in our region, the Competition aims to provide a platform for HKUST and surrounding community members an integrative learning experience to create and evaluate new business and to prepare students to start their future career in entrepreneurship. Winners of the Competition can use the cash prize as seed money to build their own company or to further the commercialization of their inventions.

Additionally, we will continue to have this competition in 5 different regions including this one in our Clear Water Bay Campus. The 3 winning teams will compete with other winning teams from Beijing, Foshan, Guangzhou and Shenzhen an in the Grand Final.

2023 Highlight

2023 Awardees

Platinum Award

Team Name:Allegrow
Brief Description:Allegrow Biotech aims to bring cell therapeutics to all. We are a platform company, spinning-off from Biomaterials and Drug Delivery Lab HKUST.  We develop AimGel platform, which is our proprietary hydrogel microbead technology to enable faster and cheaper cell therapeutics production.


Gold Award

Team Name:not only powder
Brief Description:The company will be managed by 6 founders who are graduates in Business, Legal, Marketing, Chemistry, and Computer Science. The diverse skill sets these founders to possess, coupled with their academic knowledge, is the ideal mix NOP needs to thrive as a food-tech startup.


Silver Award

Team Name:Fleming MedLab
Brief Description:We are a medical robotics startup. We design wearable robots and software to help stroke survivors walk again and recover their brains. Our priority is regaining walking ability and gait recovery. We design neuroscience-based medical devices. They assist therapists and stroke patients to retrain muscles and neural pathways.

Title Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Strategic Partner