The European Innovation Academy (EIA) is happy to announce a collaboration with the Hong Kong Innovation Foundation (HKIF). The Foundation is offering 10 scholarships for EIA Hong Kong 19. This life-changing opportunity for talented students from a university in one of the Belt and Road Initiative countries.

EIA Hong Kong Edition

The Hong Kong Innovation Foundation

The HKIF is a non-profit organization under Sino Group. It is a holistic innovation eco-system serving different sectors of the community. More importantly, HKIF focuses on cultivating the spirit of innovation of our next generation, by increasing opportunities accelerating the path from idea to impact.

HKIF believes that innovation and technology are crucial to developing a diversified economy. So, it can drive meaningful social change and enhance competitiveness in Hong Kong.

‘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

Experience Innovation Academy

The European Innovation Academy provides young entrepreneurs with the needed tools, mindset and global ambition. So, they can 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. During the program, we’ll inspire our participants through powerful keynotes and mentors from the world’s top institutions.

The scholarship is a unique opportunity for those who want to join us.  if selected, the participant will get 1699€ (tuition fee). However, in order to apply, candidates must be residents in one of the Belt and Road Initiative countries. And, it’s also mandatory to be a full-time university student.

So if you are eligible, don’t forget the deadline. Applications are open until May 5, 2019.

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