Factsheet - Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020: ICT Startup Award 2020 香港資訊及通訊科技獎:資訊科技初創企業獎

Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020: ICT Startup Award


A. Objective目的

Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020: ICT Startup Award aims at discovering and recognising the outstanding local ICT startup companies which focus on software, hardware and social innovation areas and, reward their distinguished development based on its growth, innovation, creativity, functionality, market potential and performance.

2020香港資訊及通訊科技獎:資訊科技初創企業獎旨 在鼓勵及表揚本地出色的軟件、硬件和社會創新領域的初創公司,根據其發展、創新、創意力、功能性、市場潛力及比表現褒獎其傑出的發展。

B. Award Streams獎項組別

Applicants may select one of the following three streams:


1. Software & Apps軟件及應用程式

To recognise the ICT startup companies with products / services in the category of mobile apps,software and related services, basic research, gaming,etc.


2. Hardware & Devices硬件與設備

To recognise the ICT startup companies with products / services in the category of Internet of Things, wearable devices and various kind of smart devices, medical equipment, robotics and innovation that leverage hardware as a delivery platform.

旨在表揚提供以硬體形式作為展現平台之產品/服 務,物聯網,可穿戴產品和各種智能設備、醫療設備、 機械人技術和創新的範疇的初創公司。

3. Social Impact社會貢獻

To recognise the ICT startup companies that innovate, launch, create social impact related service, program, platform, etc.


C. Prizes and Benefits for Winners 得獎者的獎勵

The remarkable achievements of the Awards winners (Gold/Silver/Bronze) will be recognised by customers, organisations, the ICT industry practitioners and across the community. Winners will be entitled —


– to receive trophies (Gold / Silver / Bronze) of the Hong Kong ICT Awards; 授予金/銀/銅獎之獎座;

– to display the official logo of the Hong Kong ICT Awards in their promotional materials; 授權在宣傳物品上展示香港資訊及通訊科技獎的標誌;

– to participate in various promotional campaigns to publicise their achievements;安排於不同類型的推廣活動中宣傳其得獎項目;

– to be supported for entering into other international awards and competitions;協助參加其他國際獎項和比賽;

- to 3 months free access to LionRock 72 (co‐working space in InnoCentre) or co-working space in Hong Kong Science Park Incubation Centre for SMEs[1] ;免費使用創新中心內的初創協作基地「LionRock 72」或位於香港科學園培育中心的共享工作空間三個月(只限於中小企業) [2];

- to participate in investment matching activities of the Hong Kong Business Angel Network (HKBAN); 參與香港天使投資脈絡舉辦的投資配對活動;

– to 3 months free access to Flexi Space in Cyberport Smart-Space for SMEs[3] ; and免費使用數碼港共享工作空間Smart-Space內的靈活辦工桌三個月(只限於中小企業) [4];及

- to free participation in some large-scale local ICT events (e.g. International ICT Expo) for marketing exposure. 免費參與本地大型資訊及通訊科技活動(如「國際資訊科技博覽」) 以拓展商機。

Further details and conditions are available at the website:


[1] HKSTP offers 1 free seat access to LionRock72 in InnoCentre or co-working space in Hong Kong Science Park Incubation Centre for 3 months (assigned by HKSTP, subject to availability) to SMEs who are HKICT Awards 2020 Gold, Silver or Bronze award winners.

[2] 香港科技園公司為榮獲「2020香港資訊及通訊科技獎」 金/銀/銅獎的中小企業提供一個免費名額,使用創新中心內的初創協作基地「LionRock 72」或 位於香港科學園培育中心的共享工作空間三個月 (由香港科技園公司分配, 視乎情況而定)。

[3] Cyberport offers 1 free Flexi Space in Cyberport Smart-Space for 3 months to SMEs who are HKICT Awards 2020 Gold, Silver or Bronze award winners.

[4] 數碼港為榮獲「2020香港資訊及通訊科技獎」金/銀/銅獎的中小企業提供一個免費名額,使用數碼港共享工作空間Smart-Space內的靈活辦工桌三個月。

D. General Eligibility Requirements一般參賽資格

1. The applicant must have the intellectual property right and / or legitimate right over the ICT product / service mentioned in the application. The applicant shall disclose disputes any place over the world over intellectual property right about the applicant’s ICT product / service, if any, for the Leading Organiser to consider eligibility of the application.


2. The application must be submitted by locally (Hong Kong) registered entities (please enclose Company / Business Registration proof) or residents in Hong Kong[5] at the time of closing for entry enrolment.

參賽者必須在截止報名時為香港註冊公司(請附上公司/商業登記證明)、機構或香港居民[6] 。

3. A significant part of the innovation, design, research and development (R&D) of the mentioned ICT product / service must come from resources in Hong Kong. The applicant should demonstrate significant value-add by the Hong Kong resources contributing to the success of the ICT product/service in the target market.


4. With the exception of the Student Innovation category, the submitted product / service must have been available[7] in the market for at least 3 months or in live operation for at least 3 months at the time of closing for entry enrolment (please enclose proof – e.g. delivery note, invoice, public announcement, advertisement, internal announcement, etc.).

除學生的獎項類別外,參賽的資訊及通訊科技產品/服務項目必須在截止報名日期前已經在市場上公開發售最少三個月/或開放予下載應用[8]或已經投入運作最少三個月(請附上證明 – 例如送貨單、發票、外發公告、廣告、內部通告等)。

5. The same application is only allowed to be submitted to a maximum of ONE award stream among all the Categories. Any application found to have entered into more than one award stream will be disqualified.


6. Winning entries of the Gold / Silver / Bronze award in previous years of the HKICT Awards can enter the Awards again only if there is significant change or enhancement in the product/service, or for a new award category.


[5] “Residents in Hong Kong”, in the context of HKICT Awards, include both permanent and non-permanent residents. If an entry is submitted by more than one person, at least half of the members of the group must be Hong Kong resident. For the case of Student Innovation category, certification of Hong Kong resident status can be performed through certifying student status collectively by concerned educational institution.

[6] 在香港資訊及通訊科技獎的準則下,「香港居民」包括永久居民和非永久居民。如參賽項目由多於一人的組織申請,該參賽組織至少有一半成員必須是香港居民。學生創新獎方面,香港居民身份可由相關學校以統一證明學生身份的方法代替。

[7] Examples are applications and products already in the market, application systems deployed internally in a company, and mobile solutions available at App Stores. For startup companies competing for ICT Startup Award, prototypes appear only on kickstarter or similar platforms are NOT considered as available in the market.

[8]例如該資訊及通訊科技產品/服務項目已經投入於市場,該應用程式已被應用於公司內部的系統,以及該流動解決方案已於App Stores可供下載。至於競逐資訊科技初創企業獎的初創公司,如其原型樣辦只在kickstarter或類似平台上出現,將不會被視為已投入於市場。

E. Rules and Regulations參賽規則

1. The company is incorporated after 4 January 2015 according to its Business Registration with the Companies Registry or equivalent supporting documents.

根據其公司註冊處的商業登記或相關証明文件,參賽公司須於2015 年1 月4 日後成立。

2. Applicants are advised to be aware of the best practice and case-based experience as promulgated by the Office of Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data.


3. Applicants are reminded that any person who, without the permission of Steering Committee of Hong Kong ICT Awards, offers an advantage to parties involved in the Awards as a reward or inducement for doing any act or showing favour in relation to the Awards commits an offence of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201).

參賽者須注意,根據《防止賄賂條例》(香港法例第 201 章),任何人士如未經香港資訊及通訊科技獎督導委員會許可,向任何參與該獎項事務的工作人員提供任何利益,作為該工作人員作出任何以其工作身分而作的行為的報酬或誘因,或作為與申請該獎時給予任何優待或提供任何協助的報酬或誘因,即屬違法。

4. To avoid conflicts of interest and the perception as such, applications for the Awards from sponsors will not be accepted.In case of any dispute, the decision of the Leading Organiser will be final and binding on all parties concerned.


F. Judging Criteria評審準則

G. Assessment Process評審過程

During the course of evaluation, assessors may require access to relevant information in the applicant’s possession and access to the applicant’s premises. The applicant will be notified in advance if such access is required. Any information supplied by the applicant for the purpose of the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2020 will be treated as confidential, and will not be released by the Leading Organiser.


H. Application Procedures報名方法

Interested parties wishing to put in an entry should be fill in the application form download from:

有意參加人士, 可於下列網址下載參賽表格:

Entrants must submit applications along with supplementary documents in hard-copy in person / post AND email the form to to Secretariat Office of ICT Startup Award on or before 5:00pm, 3 January 2020.

填妥的報名表格和所需文件須於2020 年1 月3 日下午5 時正前親身或郵寄至籌辦機構辦公室, 並電郵參賽表格至。

Attn: Miss Li, Address: Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association, Unit B & D, 11/F, Gee Hing Chang Industrial Building, 16 Cheung Yue Street, Cheung Sha Wan

地址: 香港長沙灣長裕街16 號志興昌工業大廈11樓B 及D 室, 香港無線科技商會, 李小姐收

All submitted information should be in Typewriting in English and Chinese.

參賽機構必須以英文及中文填妥參賽表格。除於網站遞交完整的網上表格外,參賽公司須遞 交下列文件:

Apart from the completed online application form, the following documents should also be submitted:

除完整的參賽表格外, 參賽公司須遞交下列文件:

1. A hardcopy of the completed original entry form with authorised signature and company chop;


2. A copy of the Business Registration of the entrant or equivalent supporting document;


3. A copy of the Certificate of Incorporation of the entrant or equivalent supporting document;


4. Attachments or supplementary information (if any).


Information supplied by the entrants will be taken into account by the Judging Panel when assessing the merit of the companies, such as product or software sample, catalogues, photographs and any other relevant materials. The entrants should be prepared to demonstrate the product if requested.

報名時所提交的資料,例如產品、程式樣板、小冊子目錄、 相片及其他有關資料等,將作為評 估參賽計劃參考之用,參賽者須在籌辦機構要求時作有關示範。

I. Timetable 時間表

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