Conferences, Workshops and Infosessions

Year 2020


27-29 March 2020

MIT HealthHACK is back! APPLY NOW

Join MIT HealthHACK 2020 for a 48-hour high impact hackathon from March 27 - 29, 2020! This is a critical platform for Hong Kong’s social, academic, and business communities to tackle urban health challenges and brainstorm solutions that protects and promotes health. Register here!  [Application Deadline: 6 March 2020]

Why Urban Health?

Urbanization is one of the leading global trends of the 21st century that has a significant impact on health, according to the World Health Organization, with over 68% of the world’s population living in cities by 2050. Focusing on air quality, wellness and health education, MIT HealthHACK 2020 invites the community to explore how might we promote healthy urban living – register now to shape the future with us!


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23 June 2020

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Year 2019


24 January 2019

Year 2018


28 September 2018

MEMSI (MIT Entrepreneurship and Maker Skills Integrator) is an adventure that will blow your mind away.


Students from MIT and Hong Kong will get together and form teams. You will build a hardware startup in just two weeks. You will see how mass production is done in China. You will build prototypes with your own hands. You will build a business model that makes sense. And – you will pitch your startups to more than 100 people on Showcase Day.

You will discover weaknesses you never knew you had – and strengths that help you soar. And you will make lifelong friends, and become part of an international community.

We cover travel and program expenses. But let that not be the reason you apply.

MEMSI is not edutourism. MEMSI is a life changing experience. Join us if you are ready to unleash your inner hardware entrepreneur.

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May 29 - June 10, 2018 in Hong Kong

MEMSI: A Two-Week Startup Bootcamp in Hong Kong, China


Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Curious about what it takes to build a startup based on a product with both hardware and software components? Want to learn how mass production works in China? Join us in Hong Kong for MEMSI!

MEMSI is a two-week long, fully immersive bootcamp for aspiring hardware system innovators from universities in Hong Kong and from MIT. We cover travel and program expenses!

In two action-packed weeks, students will:

  • Meet and work with like-minded innovators from several continents

  • See how mass production happens in real life via factory tours in China

  • Choose a customer problem to solve, create a solution, build a prototype, develop a business case, and present their venture to thought leaders, alumni and friends on Showcase Day

  • Develop a strong entrepreneurial spirit and build hard and soft skills that will help them succeed, whatever career paths they may choose after graduation

MEMSI is powered by the MIT Hong Kong Innovation Node, the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, Project Manus, the MIT MISTI China program, and the MIT Innovation Initiative.

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