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Jul 05

Open Call: GO HONG KONG 2021 | 2 week digital acceleration program in September 2021!

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Start your expansion to the Greater Bay area with the digital 2-week acceleration program in September 2021!

GO HONG KONG 2021 is a two-week DIGITAL acceleration program for Austrian later-stage startups aiming to internationalize to Asia, especially to the Greater Bay Area. This unique program is fully digital and flexible to give you the best support (strategically/financially) in your internationalization plans.

This unique program is organized by the Global Incubator Network Austria (short GIN) in cooperation with AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA and is is the ideal preparation for Austrian startups from various verticals in the field of healthcare (Healthcare, HealthTech, E-Health, BioTech, GeraTech, AI Fitness) to take the next steps of their expansion. Benefit from a digital onboarding program with video masterclasses, 1:1 business meetings, online coaching and follow-up on-site activities* in Hong Kong once business travels to the Greater Bay Area are possible again.

*IMPORTANT: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unpredictable development of further health and safety measurements, changes to the program GO HONG KONG 2021 might apply. We are in regular contact with the relevant authorities and aim to offer a beneficial program accessible for everyone while ensuring every participant’s safety. About any necessary changes, we will update you accordingly.


The GO HONG KONG 2021 program is digital as well as physical to give you the best support in your expansion to the markets of the Greater Bay Area:

PART I | Digital GO HONG KONG: Sept. 20-30, 2021

  • Online masterclasses with unlimited access
  • Individual coaching and group workshops
  • Customized networking events in Vienna
  • Insights into the economy, market, and relevant aspects (tax, legal, IP, marketing, etc.)


PART II | Physical GO HONG KONG*: Flexible

  • 1:1 business meetings in Hong Kong with relevant stakeholders (clients, corporates, investors)
  • Ecosystem tour and introduction to the local startup community
  • Industry-related events and international startup conferences
  • Refund of up to EUR 7,000 per startup for all travel expenses (flights, accommodation)



The program GO HONG KONG 2021 is most suitable for startups meeting the following criteria:
  • Verticals: Healthcare, HealthTech, E-Health, BioTech, GeraTech, AI Fitness
  • Austrian mid- or later-stage startup (beyond PoC and seed stage)
  • Established in the last 7 years (no k.o. criterion)
  • Raised at least seed-stage investment
  • Unique product/solution
  • Working prototype/MVP
  • A proven business model with traction (clients, revenue)
  • Interest in connecting to relevant stakeholders (corporates, business partners)
  • Looking to develop further internationally with a focus on the Greater Bay Area/Asia


For more information and details about the program click HERE!

How to apply?

  • Log in on aws Connect or register and create an account
  • Fill out the application form
  • Upload your English pitch-deck
  • Application Deadline: 15th of July 2021
  • Apply now HERE!

Any questions?
Feel free to contact us at goasia@gin-austria.com!

The When

July 5, 2021
July 15, 2021

The Where

Online & Hong Kong

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