About Pi Centre

The Pi Centre is a universi­ty-wide initiative to stimulate creativity and entrepreneurship by offering up to one year of working space, facilities and mentoring services to teams of students starting companies to commercialize technologies and implement innovative business models for profit and for the benefit of society. Through the Pi Centre, CUHK aims to increase the number and impact of sustainable, socially responsible enterprises that integrate theoretical knowledge, enthusiasm and market discipline to create value, with a goal to unleash the creative potential from across the campus. It is located at Lady Ho Tung Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Qualified teams will have free access to the following services for up to one year:

Workspace: Hot desk, Meeting Rooms, Seminar/Exhibition Area, High Speed Internet
Facilities: Print/Copy/Scan, 3D Print/Scan, Locker, Pantry with drinks & snacks, shooting equipment, online legal support
Development and Mentorship: Account Manager & Mentor, Training & Workshop, Peer Networking, Investor & Experts Network, Job opportunities

 

Enquiries:

Ms. Wing LI
Center for Entrepreneurship
Email: picentre@cuhk.edu.hk
Tel.: 3943 9568

 
The Pi Centre is supported by:
             
 

Advisory Board of Pre-Incubation Centre

Representatives

Position

University Units

Prof. Kevin AU

Associate Director

Center for Entrepreneurship

Prof. Benny ZEE

Associate Director

Center for Entrepreneurship

Prof. Kam-Fai WONG

Director

Centre for Innovation and Technology

Mr. Kwok-Yiu LEUNG

Associate Director

Centre for Innovation and Technology

Dr Chi-Ming LEE

Director, Knowledge Transfer

Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services

Mr. Perkins HO

Manager, Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation Team

Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services

 

 

 

Terms of Reference
1. To set out a roadmap for the strategic development of Pi Centre and to define a set of entrepreneurial behaviors and attitudes that the Pi Center intends to cultivate for its participants.
2. To design and oversee operations: to create an operations manual for Pi Centre activities, an Admission Agreement for the Pi Teams, provide practical guidance to potential Pi Centre applicants, run the vetting on Pi applicants, and monitor and review Pi teams.
3. To design relevant programmes, to provide opportunities for students to experience entrepreneurship (e.g. internship, shadowing, etc.) within the means and auspice of the Pi Centre.
4. To design promotional strategy both inside and outside the campus, and to create synergies, connections, and buy-in across faculties, departments, and other internal and external stakeholders.
5. To create incentive and reward systems for mentors, academic advisors, seminar leaders, and other relevant units to facilitate the operations of the Pi Centre.
6. To design metrics for evaluating the effectiveness of Pi Center in fostering entrepreneurship behaviors and attitude among students.  
7. To report progress to the Committee on Advancing Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CASIE), and to work with CASIE, ACE Hub and other relevant units to promote innovation and entrepreneurship at large. 
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