AI Plug

AI PLUG aims to build a strong and well-connected community of A.I companies, service providers, industries and talent, supported by funding and technical services, to empower more technological breakthroughs.



Business Opportunities

Business Opportunities

Extend product outreach to your potential customers via business matching and showcases

Matching Fund Scheme

Matching Fund Scheme

Reduce your costs with AI Plug’s 1-to-1 funding support for purchased services

Member Discounts

Member Discounts

Enjoy exclusive members-only Public Cloud special offers and technical consulting

Who can join?

AI Plug is open to all AI companies across Hong Kong (Science Park companies or external companies) that are involved in different stages of AI R&D and/or product development.

Quick check: Does your company meet any of the criteria below?

  1. Product: Developing a solution to resolve problems or improve efficiency in a real situation using machine learning, data science and statistic methodologies, using a large volume of real-world data.
  2. Data: Have a good data acquisition strategy to obtain quality tagged data to improve an AI solution.
  3. People: Formed by an in-house AI team with capabilities to implement and deploy a complete solution from research to application.
  4. Business: Have a sustainable model in both business and data feedback loop after deploying a solution for a client.


How to become a Member of AI Plug?

To enjoy member offers and events, simply follow these steps:

  1. Register and apply membership via System Account*   
  2. Complete payment upon application approval

    Your membership comes with FREE multi-cloud management by SYNNEX. 
    (Special cloud offers only apply to AI Plug members with SYNNEX’s management account. Science Park companies must use SYNNEX’s summary for reimbursement. Form for SYNNEX can be downloaded HERE.)

  1. Service Team of SYNNEX will approach confirmed members individually for SYNNEX multi-cloud account opening. (SP Portal Support Hotline: 8105 5676)

* If the system shows “This email was already registered”, it means your email has been used to register for Incubation or other centre services. All these services including AI Plug come under one System Account.


Membership and Funding Scheme

AI Plug Membership

Membership period

Yearly (Calendar year)

Annual membership fee


Membership review

Yearly (Fiscal year)

Matching Fund Scheme**

Funding type


Cap of reimbursement

HK$12,000 per quarter

Max. duration for funding support

3 years

Funding model

1-to-1 Matching

* A 50% discount is offered to corporate members of the STEP Programme, Artificial Intelligence Society of Hong Kong (AI Society), Hong Kong Computer Society (HKCS) and TusPark Hong Kong.

** The 1-to-1 Matching Fund Scheme is available to AI Plug members who are current Hong Kong Science Park tenants and incubatees.

*** Reimbursement currently covers only expenditure on Public Cloud Services for R&D-related work. The list of services covered by the Funding Scheme may expand in the future.



AI Plug offers its members exclusive packages of cloud services, AI training, business matching opportunities and much more. You will also be updated by our monthly newsletter!

  • Enhance company competitiveness – Services at AI Plug help companies reduce upfront investment and development costs, thus shortening project development cycles.
  • Encourage business growth – AI Plug addresses mismatches in resources and information between industries and companies, by providing targeted training for decision-makers, the technical workforce and university students.


Multi-Cloud Portal by SYNNEX - Available now!

AI Plug members will have FREE access to SYNNEX’s Multi-Cloud Portal. The portal supports account management, enquiries, technical support and business opportunities.


Public Cloud Services - Available now!

AI Plug members are able to register with and enjoy offers from the following service providers. Click HERE to view our Cloud Offer Summary.

  • Ali Cloud
  • AWS
  • Azure
  • Google Cloud
  • Huawei Cloud


AI Infrastructure

AI PLUG aims to strengthen our support to AI companies, we have enhanced our AI Infrastructure by extending the hosting capacity and high speed connectivity for high-performance computing setup.


Part 1 - Where to Host your GPU Servers inside HKSTP

  1. AI Plug Server Room Service (Available on early Q1 2021)

14 Racks (10 kVA / rack) will be setup at the AI PLUG server room, which equip with UPS, cooling system, security and monitoring system, fire suppression and network connection. 


Part 2 - Best Practices for Hybrid AI Deployments

  1. Datacenter Colocation Service (Available Now)

Partnering with Equinix, Science Park companies can enjoy special offers in a Tier 3+ data centre with great proximity to Hong Kong Science Park.


Part 3 - Speed up your AI and Biomedical R&D

  1. HKSTP Biomedical Informatics Platform "BIP" (Available Now)

BIP is a secured platform for data exchange and analytics. Researchers can perform data analyses directly on the platform with scalable computing resources on demand, under a governance structure following international standards to ease your concerns on data ownership, privacy and security while allowing flexible analytics collaborations.



Tech Shop   

A dedicated workspace for innovative ideas to bloom. Free consultation and other services are offered by service providers for device prototyping in edge applications, cyber security, legal services, sensor advisory and other AI-related services. Work desks and meeting rooms are available for booking by members via the Facility Booking System.

Privilege vendor assessment panel


Sharing knowledge – AI-related training will be available for targeted groups, including decision-makers, technical personnel and university students. Service providers, members and associations can book the seminar-style Training Room via the Facility Booking System. Talent and AI companies are connected directly through the platform.


Glance of the Workspace



2/F, Building 19W,
19 Science Park West Avenue,
Hong Kong Science Park (Mon-Fri 0900-1800, Sat, Sun & PH Closed)



General & Membership Enquiry
Ms Yoanna Chan
+852 2629 6736

Partnership and Services Enquiry
Ms Kimmy Ng
+852 2629 7997

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