TSP Programme

Technology Seeding Programme (TSP) is a programme launched by Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute in 2020 and managed by Guangdong, Hong Kong & Macao (International) Youth Entrepreneurship Hub (“NSYEH”) tech incubation platform. With support from the Guangzhou Nansha Science and Technology Bureau, the programme aims to attract world-class project teams with excellent leadership qualities, strong intellectual property foundations, and commercialisation potentials, while providing “funding support + incubation resources + R&D support + publicity exposures” to foster the growth of high-tech startups with NSYEH platform in Nansha.

Project Solicitation

  • Proprietary R&D technologies with product development potential 
  • Well-defined target market with promising commercialisation prospects 
  • Incubate project at NYSEH for minimally 3 years

TSP Incentives

Up to 700,000 RMB cash incentive to support project development in Nansha

  • RMB 600,000, distributed over 3 years
  • RMB 60,000 for applying invention patents
  • RMB 40,000 for registering company

Incubation Benefits

Startup Environment

  • Free use of NSYEH co-working space, meeting rooms, and event venues

R&D Support

  • Discounted rates for access to R&D resources such as supercomputing services, R&D equipment, and dry/wet labs, etc.


  • Entrepreneurship training, publicity exposures and resource matchmaking to investors and business partners
  • Experienced startup mentors to help refine business model and go-to-market strategy

Application Requirements

  • 1 team leader and at least 2 project members
  • The two project members are required to be full-time staff based at NSYEH

Submission Dateline

  • 31st May 2023

Webinar Sessions


27 Apr 2023 (Thur) 
4:00pm – 5:00pm


17 May 2023 (Wed)
8:00pm – 9:00pm


24 May 2023 (Tue)
2:00pm – 3:00pm