The European Innovation Academy (EIA) is happy to announce a collaboration with the Hong Kong Innovation Foundation (HKIF). The HKIF is a non-profit organization under Sino Group. It is a holistic innovation eco-system serving different sectors of the community. The HKIF Greater Bay Area Scholarships are offering a life-changing opportunity to 10 talented students from a university in one of the Belt and Road Initiative countries. The scholarships will cover the full tuition fee of 1699€ for participating in EIA Hong Kong from July 18 – July 31, 2019.


‘Hong Kong Innovation Foundation is delighted to support the meaningful EIA programme to host 10 students from Belt and Road Initiative countries to Hong Kong. The visionary Belt and Road Initiative will shape our future as it seeks to promote trades and forge new ties with different countries. We hope that the bright young minds can take the opportunity to gain hands-on entrepreneurial experience, broaden their horizons and make new friends from this unique journey. With the development of the Belt and Road Initiative and the Greater Bay Area, it is even more important to groom next-generation talents and foster diversified economies.’

– Daryl Ng, Director, Hong Kong Innovation Foundation


The European Innovation Academy provides young entrepreneurs with the needed tools, mindset and global ambition. Learn what it takes to become a global entrepreneur and be part of a multi-cultural network. More than 100 young professionals from around the globe will gather in Hong Kong. Get inspired by powerful keynotes and experienced mentors from the world’s top institutions.

Candidates must be residents in one of the Belt and Road Initiative countries and full-time university students.

Application is open until May 5, 2019.

Apply here or get more information about EIA in Hong Kong.