Oct 21 Jan 15
21 October 2019 - 15 January 2020
Stephanie Wun / Cathy Lau
stephanie.wun@hkstp.org / cathy.lau@hkstp.org
Tel: +852 2629 6685 / +852 2629 7931

Global Acceleration Academy (GAA), connects international start-ups with Cathay Pacific to grow your innovations and achieve success in the Asian market. GAA is supported by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP).

Starting Date: 21 Oct, 2019

Interim Review Day: 29 Nov, 2019

POC Period: Until 15 Jan, 2020

Demo Day: 15 Jan, 2020

Global Acceleration Academy – Smart Airways Accelerator (16 Sep - Dec 2019)


Global Acceleration Academy – Smart Airways Accelerator

  • Gap Analysis & Mentorship by Cathay Pacific
  • Partnering Cathay Pacific – Hong Kong’s home carrier offering scheduled passenger and cargo services to over 200 destinations using a fleet of around 200 aircraft
  • Series of Startup Business Training


Solutions needed

  1. Enhance customer experience by leveraging real-time data
  2. Optimise resource management for CX’s operations
  3. Lean and digitalise processes to achieve working efficiency and effectiveness
  4. Train employees with gamified experience
  5. Reduce wastage and single-use plastic throughout the whole end-to-end process


Shortlisted acceleratees may get

  • Intensive mentorship from Cathay Pacific to drive business growth
  • Opportunity to conduct POCs with Cathay Pacific and its partners
  • Opportunity to showcase in the Demo Day
  • Flight tickets & Asia Miles
Cantonese/ English

Global Acceleration Academy (GAA), Cathay Pacific (CX), HKSTP

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