The HKUST Entrepreneurship Center was opened in 1999. Its mission is to provide entrepreneurial support to students, alumni and staff. Its service consists of providing workshops and seminars as well as to run competitions to recognize and award entrepreneurial potentials. It also runs the BASE (a student entrepreneur lounge) and sponsors mentoring services.
Annual One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition

Witnessing the growth of entrepreneurial activities in our region, the Competition aims to provide a platform for HKUST 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 form their own company or to further the commercialization of their inventions. To encourage teams whose plans utilize HKUST technologies and/or have members from different schools, they will be eligible for additional cash awards, if they are winners of the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd prizes at the Final Round of judging

Application to the 7th Annual One Million Dollar Competition is now opened!!