Introduction

Established by Professor Li Zexiang of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST); Professor Ping K. Ko, Dean of HKUST; and Professor Gan Jie, Vice President of the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, Guzheng, and Liqun Automation Technology Co., Ltd, Songshan Lake Xbot Park is a startup incubator that specializes in entrepreneurial incubation in the field of robotics and smart hardware. Xbot Park aims to equip innovators with the resources needed for entrepreneurship, including entrepreneurial mentorship, seed funding, and supply chain support. By building a complete robotics ecosystem, Xbot Park allows incubated teams and enterprises to develop stronger core competitive advantages, cultivate more world brands, and more quickly realize the benefits of technological innovation in our everyday lives.

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Our Advantages

Location

Songshan Lake, known as “China’s most scenic high-tech zone,” is located in the geographic center of China’s densest and most prosperous high-tech industry base, the eastern coast of the Pearl River Delta. It boasts a centralized location just 40 minutes away from Shenzhen Bao’an Airport, 60 minutes away from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport, and 90 minutes away from Hong Kong International airport. Residents can reach Shenzhen Airport, Shenzhen North Railway Station, Guangzhou, and Huizhou via the light rail system, and ship cargo worldwide via the Yantian Port and Hong Kong Ferry Terminal.

Government Support

With the collective support of the Guangdong Provincial Government, Dongguan City Government, and Songshan Lake Administrative Committee, Songshan Lake Xbot Park was unveiled on November 26, 2014 at the Songshan Lake International Industry Base Headquarters. The base’s robust public partnerships lend key support to entrepreneurial teams and enterprises through the provision of office spaces, living quarters, technology policies, and the establishment of a new research and development organization for the Songshan Lake TechX Institute that includes prototyping facilities, technical education, talent recruitment, and entrepreneurial training for Xbot Park’s incubated startup teams.

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Our Services

Funding

Songshan Lake Xbot Park has partnered with a variety of investment organizations, including Clear Water Bay Venture Club, Sequoia Capital, and Hill House Capital Group, to provide seed funding for our early-stage startups as well as later-stage investment options for our more matured startup groups.

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Supply Chain Support

Songshan Lake Xbot Park has over 200+ local supply chain partners that provide goods and services ranging from raw materials, mechanical manufacturing, electrical components, electrical manufacturing, key components, product testing, and more. By linking human capital and supply chains across Hong Kong, the Mainland, and the world, we can more fully understand the needs of hardware entrepreneurs and provide them with early- to mid-stage prototyping and testing support to more quickly realize their inspired products through rapid iterations and continuous improvement.

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Mentors & Specialists

Songshan Lake Xbot Park was founded by the three world-renowned technologists and entrepreneurs, Professor Li Zexiang, Professor Ping K. Ko, and Professor Gan Jie. In addition to important and wide-ranging academic contributions, our mentors and specialists boast extensive personal industry experience and resource connections that are exhaustively shared to better facilitate the personal and professional development of our incubated teams.

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Office & Event Space

Xbot Park is home to a variety of office spaces and prototyping facilities, all of which are made available to our incubated teams and resident student groups, to facilitate research and business activities at different points in their development process.

We also offer a wide range of flexible event spaces at which regular salons, workshops, and keynote talks are held, sometimes in conjunction with our various corporate sponsors.

 

University Partners

Songshan Lake Xbot Park has established close cooperative relationships with top universities across the Mainland, Hong Kong, and the world. In addition to Xbot Park’s in-house Robotics Academy, top robotics experts are invited to hold short training courses and technical exchanges for our robotics summer school programs so that incubated teams and students of cooperative educational institutions can become familiarized with cutting-edge technologies and apply such technologies to the design and development of their products. 

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