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.
Acquiring foreign talent is proved to be a shortcut to promote social and economic development of a place. The United States being well known as the melting pot of various nationalities is a typical example in this respect. 繼續閱讀 →
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 →
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 →