Rescue startups: government adopts more local products and services – Harbour Times


Although the advanced technology research and development capabilities of Hong Kong universities is internationally renowned and generously government-funded, there have been few cases of innovation and technology that has been successfully commercialised.


訂政策連繫灣區 助港創科發展 – 明報



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

Social diversity can enhance Hong Kong’s innovative capability – Harbour Times



Acquiring innovation and technology talents from overseas has proven to be a shortcut to improve the economic development of a city and even a country. According to a study from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), immigrant inventors owned twice as many patents as that of the native Americans in the United States from 1990 to 2010. That’s the reason the Hong Kong government is rolling out a fast track immigration scheme to attract more technology professionals. 繼續閱讀

Spatial thinking inspires planning for future – ejinsight



Tsinghua University and LinkedIn, a professional social networking platform, has recently released The China Digital Economy Talent Report. The study finds a huge talent gap in newly emerged fields such as big data analysis and digital marketing. The shortage of training expertise in emerging technologies and innovations is also severe. 繼續閱讀