About PI Centre


PI centre is a university-wide initiative at CUHK to stimulate creativity and entrepreneurship, supporting aspiring entrepreneurs to prepare and fine-tune their startups. With the expertise of building startups, PI Centre offers advice and industry connections to students, actualising preliminary ideas into working business models, and providing workspace, facilities, training, funding, proof of concept and mentoring services.

Since 2014, PI Centre offers up to one year of working space, facilities, entrepreneurial consultancy service to student startup teams under the PILOTS Lite programme (PI Lift Off To Success), for the commercialisation of technologies and implementation of innovative business models for profit and benefit of society. Through the PI Centre, we 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.

To encourage, train and enable entrepreneurship campus-wide, PI Centre has organized workshops and events alone or together with internal and external units, such as Cyberport, HKSTP, and New World Development Company Ltd, etc. 


Qualified teams will have free access to the following services for up to one year:



  • Hot desk
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Seminar/Exhibition Area
  • High Speed Internet


  • Print/Copy/Scan
  • Locker
  • Pantry with drinks & snacks
  • Shooting equipment

Development and Mentorship

  • Entrepreneurship Consultant & Mentor
  • Startup Funding
  • Training sessions & Workshops
  • Peer Networking
  • Investor & Experts Network
  • Job opportunities


Since 2014, PI Centre has admitted sixteen cohorts and have incubated over 120 start-up teams.
Over 80% of our graduated teams have joined incubators in HKSTP, Cyberport, other co-working spaces, or entered our PILOTS Plus programme (TSSSU)



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Email: picentre@cuhk.edu.hk   |   Tel.: 3943 0432   |   WhatsApp: 9811 8942


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