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PolyU Lean Launchpad Programme

Briefing + Introductory Workshop

2019 Cohort

Modelled after the US National Science Foundation I-Corps programme, PolyU Lean LaunchPad Programme is a 10-week, evidence-based entrepreneurship development programme targeting the University’s researchers and research teams to search for potential market and application of their technologies.

With the guidance of industry advisors and mentors, the participating teams will conduct extensive market research with stakeholders to gain necessary business knowledge and real market insights, as well as to discover the ways to commercialize their research technologies through this experiential learning programme.

Focused Technology Verticals

  • Smart City & AI
  • Health Technology
  • Fashion & Wearable Technology

Introductory Workshop
This is a one-day introductory workshop where participants will be able to gain practical insights and applications of the lean methodology in the commercialization of research technologies.

Target Participants
- Principal Investigators (PIs), Researchers, Post-graduate researchers (Masters, PhDs), MBA students and alumni
- Industry practitioners who are interested in the Lean Launchpad Programme as industry advisors / mentors

Speaker: Prof. Poh Kam Wong
Director, Entrepreneurship Centre, NUS Enterprise, and Professor, Business School, National University of Singapore; Lead Instructor, Lean Launchpad Singapore Programme

Workshop Schedule

Date: 8 March 2019 (Friday)

Session 1 - 12:30 – 17:30 (Light Lunch included)
Session 2 - 17:30 – 20:30 (Light Dinner included)

Workshop Venue:
N001, Block N, PolyU Campus, Hung Hom, Kowloon

REGISTER HERE by 5 March 2018 (Tuesday)

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