Nurturing Talents

Winning solutions result from winning teamwork. Through HKSTP’s talent pool platforms, find the world’s brightest minds to help you bring your ideas to life.

We work with local and overseas universities, as well as professional associations, to connect your company with promising talent. We attract out-of-the-box thinkers from the community through career expos, talks, exhibitions and exchange programmes designed to spark their entrepreneurial spirit. We help you recruit your dream team with different funding and talent programmes backed by the Innovation and Technology Commission.

HKSTP InnoAcademy

Look no further than HKSTP InnoAcademy to begin your high-flying innovation and technology (I&T) career. Forward-looking learning and training programmes are developed in partnership with HKSTP partners to upskill committed young self-starters and mid-level professionals to help them find long-term success with their innovative mindsets.

As HKSTP InnoAcademy’s flagship programme, TLT Programme offers hand-picked talents a tailor-made 26-month programme to undergo extensive leadership and innovation training. Young innovators determined to become future I&T leaders will get an unmatched head start through a 2- month internship at HKSTP and a 24-month full-time R&D role and on-the job training with one of HKSTP’s partner companies.

HKSTP InnoAcademy also supports PROcruit C, funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust to create trainee positions for first-time tertiary jobseekers. As an industry convenor facilitating talent development in the “Technology for Good” track, HKSTP InnoAcademy supports partner companies to align entry-level roles with a 1-week industry-specific onboarding training and continuous on-the-job training provided over a year.

HKSTP InnoAcademy’s DeepTech Talents Training (DTT) Programme aims to train industry-ready DeepTech talents and help them pursue DeepTech careers in Hong Kong. Talents are offered hands-on training in AI, Data Science or microelectronics and opportunities to work or intern at HKSTP’s partner companies. 


Lean Launcher

HKSTP Lean Launcher is a 12-week experiential learning programme targeting researchers to develop entrepreneurial mindset and technology translation skills. The programme will be led by experienced trainers, industry practitioners and mentors who are domain experts in their fields.


Innovation and Technology Fund Research Talent Hub

Secure funding to recruit Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral Degree graduates as researchers for your R&D projects. The Research Talent Hub is designed to nurture technology talent and encourage them to pursue a career in innovation and scientific research. Enrich your business with the greatest thinkers in innovation and technology today.

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Technology Talent Admission Scheme (TechTAS)

​Fast-track the process of bringing non-local innovators onboard with TechTAS. If your company is engaged in artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity, data analytics, financial technologies, material science, robotics, 5G communications, digital entertainment, green technology, integrated circuit design, Internet-of-Things or microelectronics, apply for the scheme to get international and Mainland talent to support your R&D.​

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HKSTP Student Internship Programme

Recruit full-time tertiary students as your interns. Our HKSTP Student Internship Programme provides our partner companies with funding, so you can hire students as full-time interns, getting the help you need while providing them with exposure and experience in the fields of innovation and technology.

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Our partner companies can identify and recruit their team’s next rising star through our TalentConnect initiative. Get in touch with talented students from local universities and institutions, including undergraduates, MBAs, MScs and Postgraduates. Tap into the network of potential hires through our internship matching events, on-campus career fairs and recruitment talks.



Receive human resources (HR) management training and hire interns for your business needs. The Next Technologist Entrepreneurial Champion (NxTec) programme is a two-year project jointly organised by HKSTP and the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM), and sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. In 2017-2019, 60 HKSTP partner companies received HR management training, and in turn offered 120 internship opportunities to 200 associate degree and vocational school students from the fields of engineering, design and business management. In 2020, the programme will have a new component in which students will have the opportunity to give back to the community through providing services with the skillset acquired during their internship.


Career Expo at Science Park

The Hong Kong I&T Career Expo connects fellow innovators, industry leaders, and career opportunities. Together, we are elevating Hong Kong as a borderless diverse I&T talent hub, where bold and innovative minds from Hong Kong, GBA, and beyond can realise new regional I&T potential and reveal the strengths of our collaborative I&T community!

In March 2022, the city’s largest innovation and technology virtual career expo featured over 2,900 career opportunities for global talent across the fields of Advanced Materials, AI & Data Analytics, Biotech, Electronics & Sensors, FinTech, Robotics & Automation, Software & Communication, offered by over 280 companies.


Talent Pool Platform

Promote openings at your business on our Talent Pool portal, where job seekers in innovation and technology flock to find opportunities. 27,000 candidates have already registered on the platform since its launch.


We join force with different stakeholders to shape the future of talent

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