CIE and FDCT jointly held Briefing Sessions on the Start-up Funding Schemes

The Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) and the Science and Technology Development Fund (FDCT) hosted a briefing session at the UM Guest House (N1) on March 7 to introduce the “Industry-University-Research Matching Program” and the services provided by CIE to the incubation teams. The briefing aimed to help participants understand the FDCT and UM’s support for scientific research development and encourage innovative entities like universities, institutions, and enterprises to collaborate to diversify Macau’s industries. During the event, UM researchers actively raised questions and engaged in discussions about transforming research results into viable businesses.

Che Wai Meng, Chief of the Project Transformation and Support Department of FDCT, along with other representatives, addressed attendees’ concerns regarding the matching program. Elaine Leung Lai Han, Head of CIE and Professor in Biomedical Sciences of the Faculty of Health Sciences, stated in her welcome speech, “The briefing session conducted by FDCT has provided a strong impetus for promoting the transformation of UM’s research achievements and fostering innovation and entrepreneurial development!” The event attracted numerous UM researchers and startup members seeking funding opportunities and ways to transform their findings into practical applications.

As one of the event’s organizers, CIE aims to support and facilitate the transformation of the university’s research results. The centre organizes lectures and exhibitions, and offers consulting and nurturing services for startup projects to assist UM professors and students in overcoming the obstacles of technology implementation.

Professor Elaine Leung, Head of CIE, delivered a welcome speech to the guests

UM staff actively engaged with the representatives of FDCT

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