• iDM2 (aka iDM-square) stands for “Idea, Design, Manufacture and Market”, a loop to describe the idea realisation journey
  • iDM2 is HKSTP's new hardware product development programme designed to help startups shorten the hardware development cycle and lower R&D and production costs. HKSTP and programme partners coach Park companies in market analysis, market positioning, meeting accreditation criteria and IP application as they progress to commercially-viable production, enabling them to leverage the innovation momentum and tap the production prowess of the Greater Bay Area. 
  • iDM2 is a six-month hardware accelerator that expedites and supports startups in product development, including:
  • Industry leaders in design and manufacturing will share professional knowledge and insights to fully equip participating startups to take ownership of the design to manufacturing process




  • The initial intake is open to HKSTP incubatees specialising in developing devices/hardware
  • 2 representatives from each participating startup are required to attend the programme
  • Starting from 2019 Spring intake, the programme will be open to all park companies



What will you gain from iDM2?

  • Overcome hurdles to translate your design idea into a finished product
  • Master the product development costs
  • Able to develop an overall plan that covers market identification, intellectual property and accreditation requirements
  • Access manufacturing capacities in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) for prototyping and manufacturing
  • Companies with iDM2 finished product will be recommended to join Global Acceleration Academy (GAA), Technologies from Science Park Programme and IndustryConnect Service for acceleration to the next level

Target Market & Clients

Target Market & Clients


Better Project Planning

Design Thinking & Design for Manufacturing


Manufacturing Jargon

Minimum Viable Product
(MVP) Design with Prototype


Greater Bay Area
(GBA) Supply Chain


Strategic Partners


Industrial Partners

Supporting Organizations







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