借鑑以色列初創 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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借鑑以色列初創

 

以色列戰禍頻仍,人口不足900萬,但在美國納斯特上市的公司數量達80多家,是中國的三分二。因此過去20多年,香港兩任特首董建華和梁振英都先後訪以,其他官方和民間的訪問團更不計其數,大家都想了解這個「創新之國」為什麼能突圍而出。

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Buy your talent: China’s subsidies for R&D staff compete with HK – Harbour Times

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Buy your talent: China’s subsidies for R&D staff compete with HK

In the newly released Budget, Financial Secretary Paul Chan committed over HK$45 billion to drive the development of innovation and technology (I&T) infrastructure and talent retention in Hong Kong. This includes funds for increasing the monthly allowance for researchers (from $16,000 to $18,000 per month for researchers with a Bachelor’s degree). But can these measures effectively retain and attract talent in the global – or even the regional – marketplace for talent?

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完善創科生態系統助挽人才 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat

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完善創科生態系統助挽人才

 

新一份《財政預算案》政府在創新科技、智慧城市、培養人才方面,預留超過450億元發展,兌現承諾令人欣喜。有人提到,預算案為大學添置科研設備和提高研究員每月津貼,例如學士學位研究員每月津貼由1.6萬元提高至1.8萬元;碩士研究員每月津貼也增至2.1萬元,提升本地畢業生投身創科行業的吸引力。

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HK can take a lead in GBA – China Daily

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The central government has recently issued a master plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area development to spur growth in Hong Kong, Macao and nine cities in Guangdong province including Guangzhou and Shenzhen — China’s Silicon Valley. The Bay Area is home to some 70 million people and has a combined GDP of about 10 trillion yuan ($1.49 trillion) in 2017, roughly equivalent to that of South Korea. 繼續閱讀

訂政策連繫灣區 助港創科發展 – 明報

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今年財政預算案繼續投入上百億元,促進香港在創新科技方面的發展。有人卻指早前公布的《粵港澳大灣區發展規劃綱要》(《綱要》)僅強調香港金融、貿易等固有優勢,未有提到香港成為創科中心,似乎中央只想香港繼續走舊路。對此我不敢苟同。 繼續閱讀