About“The EdUHK Education And Social Entrepreneurs (EASE) Fund ─ the GBA Youth Entrepreneur Funding Scheme”
The EdUHK Education And Social Entrepreneurs “EASE” Fund Scheme, a seed funding scheme first introduced in 2018/19, is a major initiative in nurturing the entrepreneurship within EdUHK communities as another mean of transferring EdUHK knowledge, and hence, create impact to the society. The Scheme aims to create and promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in EdUHK community; to support students and alumni to pursue their dreams and creations by starting up a sustainable venture relating to EdTech, education innovation and social innovation; and, to provide a new channel to transfer knowledge and EdUHK research outcomes into real applications to benefit the society.
With the overwhelming responses to the EASE Fund Scheme 2019/20, the Knowledge Transfer Sub-Office (KTSO) is pleased to announce the EASE Fund Scheme will be enhanced with the support by the "Funding Scheme for Youth Entrepreneurship in the Guangdong - Hong Kong - Macao Greater Bay Area" under the Home Affairs Bureau (“HAB”) and Youth Development Fund (“YDF”) of the Youth Development Committee. The EASE Fund Scheme supported by YDF will be named as “The EdUHK Education And Social Entrepreneurs (EASE) Fund ─ the GBA Youth Entrepreneur Funding Scheme” and is under the "We Venture" project under YDF. Details of the scheme will be announced soon.
For interested parties, please click here to provide your details and Entrepreneur Support Team of the Knowledge Transfer Sub-office will contact you once the details of next cohort of EASE Fund Scheme are available. You can refer to the application guidelines of EASE Fund 2019/20 as reference.
For the details of “Funding Scheme for Youth Entrepreneurship in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area”, please visit www.weventure.gov.hk