Local universities help foster financial technology development – EJ Insight

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According to Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s study titled Reshaping Banking with Artificial Intelligence released at the end of last year, many banks in Hong Kong have adopted or plan to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) applications. However, one of the current obstacles is a lack of talent, which hindered the development.

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Thinking globally to create successful startups – EJ Insight

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The Legislative Council Secretariat’s Research Brief on Global Competition for Talent in June analysing a number of local talent admission schemes in the past 10 years found that the results were not satisfactory: “Various talent admission schemes have met with limited success which has aroused the concern over Hong Kong’s competitiveness in attracting talent."

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Pandemic offers an opportunity for the city to boost young people’s interest in innovation – South China Morning Post

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The new secretary for innovation and technology, Alfred Sit Wing-hang, has proposed a “bridge of innovation and technology" that comprises three elements: collaboration, communication and an innovation talent pool. The last element no doubt represents the most critical and challenging task (“New faces Carrie Lam has enlisted to help Hong Kong tackle Covid-19 impact", April 22). 繼續閱讀

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

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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