What is Incu-Bio Programme?

Enabling biomedical startups to turn their R&D into life-changing solutions is in our DNA. The Incu-Bio Programme is the most ideal platform to provide our startups the best business support, investment opportunities, connections to our biomedical ecosystem, lab facilities and financial aid to bring your ideas to fruition.

We have built the most thriving biotech ecosystem to help you make big strides in this competitive healthcare landscape. Incu-Bio Programme is your first step to build a healthier world.

What will Incu-Bio Programme give you?

Workspace Support

Technology Support

  • Innovate with world-class equipment, software and lab facilities supported by our in-house team of professional scientists.
  • Connect with our biomedical industry partners to drive your R&D.

Business Support

  • Establish your network of mentors, strategic partners and investors through HKSTP’s matching events.
  • Get advice on crafting the perfect business plan, preparing for investment and finding funding.
  • Extend your reach through exhibitions, launch events, press releases, media interviews, business sharing and product demo sessions.
  • Access one-on-one business matching through our Technologies from Science Park platform.

Financial Aid

  • Access funding support up to HK$6 million, consisting of HK$4 million financial subsidy and upfront grant, HK$2 million funding to cover regulatory activities such as clinical trials.

Is Incu-Bio Programme right for you?

This programme is designed for the next generation of changemakers in biomedical science. You should apply for Incu-Bio if you are:

  • A Hong Kong registered and incorporated company
  • Focused on diagnostic, therapeutic, medical device or other biomedical areas
  • Developing original and innovative technologies that have potential for commercialisation
  • Incorporated no more than 2 years ago 
  • Not already participating in any incubation programmes hosted by HKSTP, Cyberport or the Hong Kong Design Centre

HKSTP-AstraZeneca Co-Incubation Programme

The co-incubation programme between HKSTP and Astrazeneca is to accelerate innovation and support biomedical startups in their mission to develop integrated oncology solutions. In the programme, AstraZeneca will support startups and assist in connecting them with industry stakeholders and partners, to provide a clearer understanding on industry information and related opportunities. Additionally, AstraZeneca will also leverage its existing networks with Mainland China and global markets to provide platforms for exploring opportunities overseas.

HKSTP-KingMed Co-Incubation Scheme

Co-managed by HKSTP and GuangZhou KingMed Diagnostics Group Co., Ltd (KingMed), this scheme targets diagnostics and in-vitro diagnostics (IVD) startups in Hong Kong. On top of existing Incu-Bio Programme’s benefits, incubatees will also receive professional coaching and advice on IVD/diagnostic platform development, go-to-market strategy, advice on regulatory affairs etc., and have non-exclusive access to the GMP manufacturing facilities in Guangzhou.

How do you apply for Incu-Bio Programme?

  • Submit a business proposal outlining your innovation and technology, business model, team and four-year milestone plan.
  • Provide the required documents to support your application.
  • Undergo an eligibility check conducted by an assessment panel of independent experts.


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