BASE’s Facilities

BASE
Category
Accelerator Funds and Space
Date and Time
Application is open all year round
Organizer
Entrepreneurship Center
Location
The BASE, 1/F, Lift 29-30

The BASE

The BASE is a venue dedicated to support current HKUST students who are passionate about entrepreneurial activities, startups, brainstorming new ideas, building prototypes, networking, and working with like-minded peers. 

 

The common area, meeting room, locker and mailbox at BASE (facilities) are available for rental by qualified students/teams who have demonstrated interests and started entrepreneurial-related projects.

 

Please refer to the requirements and related conditions below to apply to use the facilities at BASE.

 

Available Facilities/Support:

  • One Mailbox** (120w x 350d x 218h mm)
  • Weekly mail delivery
  • Large locker (266w x 450d x 562h mm) or Medium lockers (266w x 350d x 262h mm)
  • BASE’s common area and meeting room available for booking (Link)

** Contact address only, NOT for business registration
 

Mailbox & Locker:

Application Period

Start Date

End date

Spring & Summer (Feb – Aug)

Mar 1st or 3 weeks after submission of application; whichever occurs later

Mar 31st of the following year

Fall (Sep – Dec)

Oct 1st or 3 weeks after submission of application; whichever occurs later

Oct 31st of the following year

Winter (Jan)

3 weeks after submission of application

Oct 31st

 

Qualified Candidates/Teams:

  • The principle applicants must be current HKUST students.
     
  • The selection and priority of the applications will be determined by the following requirements and bonus points:


Requirements:

  • HKUST students with a product idea
  • The team is building a functional prototype (Note: App and Website must be native)
  • The team is drafting a business plan
  • The team has not received any other similar support from other HKUST parties

Bonus Points:

  • Track record on entrepreneurial activities
  • Joined or won a public competition
  • Have media exposure or coverage on entrepreneurship
  • Have a valid business registration
     
  • The students must be current HKUST students during the course of use of the designated space, related facilities and services.

 

Application procedures and conditions:

  • Application is open all year round.
  • Generally speaking, result of application will be released within 3 weeks after submission of application to Entrepreneurship Center* (EC).
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview.
  • Grant of use of facilities is subject to availability and satisfactory progress of the team’s project.
  • Re-application may be required depending on each team’s project progress or other special situation.

 

Interest student please complete and send the application form and supplementary documents to Entrepreneurship Center via email eccherry@ust.hk.