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



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

贏得客戶心 比誰都重要 – 信報財經新聞, StartUpBeat



上回談到我應邀為創科香港基金會的「X-Plan」項目擔任導師,每家公司須進行「電梯行銷」(elevator pitch),即在短時間內推介自己,吸引潛在客戶的注意。今次讓他們講述面對的困難,尋求導師建議。 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

Lessons SAR could learn in bid to attract more talent – China Daily



We recently learned that President Xi Jinping had instructed relevant State agencies to help make Hong Kong a global innovation hub. Just earlier this month, the Hong Kong Immigration Department launched a three-year Technology Talent Admission Scheme. The new scheme simplifies application procedures and cuts processing time from four weeks to two weeks. A company can be granted a maximum quota of 100 each year for talent coming from the world’s most popular fields: biotechnology, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, robotics, big data, financial technology and materials science. 繼續閱讀