StartmeupHK Festival 2021: Ecosystem Summit

As part of StartmeupHK 2021, The Mills Fabrica will organize an ecosystem summit event – a half-day conference with panel discussions about “Strengthening Hong Kong Innovation Ecosystems”. The discussion will focus on fostering Hong Kong talents development, facilitating business collaboration particularly within the Greater Bay Area, and promoting Hong Kong as a sustainability hub.



Date: 28th May, 2021 (Friday)

Time: 1-4pm HKT

Format: Virtual



The ecosystem summit event will start with an overall keynote about building HK’s innovation ecosystem and followed by 3 different panels:


1 Fostering Hong Kong talent development:

How can Hong Kong best nurture scientific / tech and business talent for the innovation and startup scene? What are the key skills and initiatives to help ensure that Hong Kong can have a thriving pool of talents in its ecosystem?


Recap Video:

Blog of Panel 1 


2 Strengthening ecosystem cooperation and collaboration in the Greater Bay Area:

The growth of the Greater Bay Area has presented significant business opportunities for startups. How can we enable entrepreneurs to explore and make the most of opportunities in the Greater Bay Area, understand government policy and grow in the market?


Recap Video:

Blog of Panel 2 


3 Developing Hong Kong as a sustainability hub through innovation:

Sustainability and ESG have emerged as a business imperative in 2020. How can Hong Kong become a hub for sustainability and how can innovations help accelerate our transition to a net zero and circular economy?


Recap Video:

Blog of Panel 3