To help our partner companies find the right talent to build their teams for spearheading innovative products and services, we have developed flagship platforms through which partner companies can find bright minds from Hong Kong and around the world.
We work with local and overseas universities as well as professional associations to offer the right people exclusive career and placement opportunities with our partner companies. We also connect with the younger generations in the community through the career expo/talks, exhibitions and exchange programmes, to develop their interest in the tech field and encourage entrepreneurial spirit.
Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS)
TechTAS offered by the Innovation and Technology Commission is a 3-year pilot scheme that provides a fast-track arrangement for eligible technology companies/institutes to admit overseas and mainland technology talent to support their R&D work.
Under the pilot scheme, partner companies and incubatees of HKSTP engaged in biotechnology, artificial intelligence, cyber security, robotics, data analytics, financial technologies or material science are eligible to apply.
Technology Talent Scheme - “Postdoctoral Hub” Programme
The “Postdoctoral Hub” Programme spearheaded by the Innovation and Technology Commission aims to nurture and bring together more technology talent and encourage them to pursue a career in innovation and scientific research. Our partner companies and incubatees are eligible to apply for funding to recruit postdoctoral talent to assist in their R&D projects.
HKSTP Accommodation Support Scheme
The HKSTP Accommodation Support Scheme aims to motivate and attract innovation and technology (I&T) companies and talents to innovate in Hong Kong, and to support and sustain the vibrant I&T ecosystem. It is a scheme to provide transitional accommodation subsidy to overseas/mainland employees of HKSTP’s tenant companies, who work and reside in Hong Kong. Tenant companies with overseas/ mainland employees admitted under the Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS), in compliance with other application criteria of the Accommodation Support Scheme, are eligible to apply for the subsidy under the Scheme. HKSTP will review and assess the applications. The Scheme will extend to cover other types of talent in due course. Some of the key eligibility criteria and conditions are highlighted below:
- The Applicant Company must be a tenant of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP).
- The Applicant Company must not be a government subvented organization or a subsidiary of any government subvented organization.
- The employee of the Applicant Company should:
- Have been admitted under the Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS); and
- Must be a full time employee of the Applicant Company and reside in Hong Kong for at least six months.
- Not be the proprietor, partner or shareholder of the Applicant Company.
- The maximum amount of the Subsidy per eligible employee is HK$10,000 a month for a maximum period of 12 months and a minimum period of 6 months subject to the actual payment of the housing allowance paid by the Applicant Company to the employee.
Career Expo at Science Park
One of the largest Innovation and Technology (I&T)-themed job fairs in town, the expo serves as a one-stop platform for Science Park companies to reach out to potential talent, and job seekers can take this opportunity to explore career opportunities, as well as gather the latest industry updates and information on various support for startups.
Talent Pool Platform
Great ideas are dreamt up by great minds.
To ensure that our partner companies continue to flourish and create innovative products and services that will change the world, we tap our extensive networks and work with local and overseas universities, as well as professional associations to help you find the best and brightest talent from Hong Kong and around the world.
We offer exclusive career and placement opportunities, at our partner companies, to the best tech talent from around the world, and drive interest in the tech field and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit, through career expo/talks, exhibitions and exchange programmes.
To ensure that our partner companies stay top-of-mind, we’ve developed and are constantly updating our Talent Pool Platform; a platform that lets job seekers explore all the career opportunities at Science Park anytime, anywhere.
Innovation and Technology Fund Internship Programme
The Internship Programme of the Innovation and Technology Commission aims to encourage university graduates to pursue a career in innovation and technology and nurture more I&T talent. Our partner companies and incubatees are eligible to apply for funding to recruit interns to assist in R&D projects in their companies.
This programme is one of the event highlights of the Career Expo at Science Park. It offers current university students an opportunity to spend three working days with a C-level leader or the senior management of leading corporations. The programme not only helps the participants network, acquire leadership skills and gather industry insights, it also provides them a chance to learn the challenges of the I&T industry. The programme is designed to inspire them on their career planning and empower them to get better prepared for the future.
Stories of CEO Shadowing Programme
1. Mr. Argon Ho, General Manager of Commercial and Macau, Cisco Systems (HK) Limited
2. Mr. Jon Chung, Director of Marketing, Fuji Xerox (HK) Limited
3. Mr. Edmond Lai, Executive Director, Gammon Construction Limited