Smart lampposts should be equipped with accurate spatial data

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong We are gradually approaching the fifth generation (5G) mobile phone era,according to…

Funding alone is not enough to promote innovation and technology, says IT industry

Funding alone is not enough to promote innovation and technology, says IT industry

“We need a blueprint, not a short-term work plan,” said insiders from the IT industry in a seminar on Tuesday, held to discuss how funding…

Grand vision for tech park on northern border but many doubt benefits

Grand vision for tech park on northern border but many doubt benefits

A funding of $800 million is needed for the early-stage development of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Innovation and Technology Park in the Lok Ma Chau Loop,…

Hong Kong needs cooperation with China to become a talent hub

Dr. Winnie Tang, Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong  A commentary in a local newspaper by retired People’s Bank of China (PBOC) governor Zhou Xiaochuan suggests Hong…

Brainstorming our green future

Brainstorming our green future

When it comes to green building, Singapore offers yet another good example for the Hong Kong government to refer to. (Photo credit: Esri China (HK))

InnoTech Expo helps nurture young scientists

InnoTech Expo helps nurture young scientists

(Photo: There are expert forums in the InnoTech Expo 2017, including Dr. Xian-Sheng Hua, Alibaba data scientist to explore artificial intelligence; 10 Hong Kong top…

New Board should take the role of startup financing

New Board should take the role of startup financing

The proposed platform will have to be able promote the growth of the new economy as well as to facilitate startups/SMEs to be truly ‘new’….

Business sector calls for sustainable consumption

Business sector calls for sustainable consumption

The Business Environmental Council has launched its sustainable consumption programme and introduced a certification scheme, in effort to jump on the global ‘green’ bandwagon. Photo:…

A pressing need to improve quality of death in Hong Kong

A pressing need to improve quality of death in Hong Kong

To rest in peace may not be as easy as it sounds in Hong Kong. Adopting healthtech can be the first step to let more…

HealthTech innovations: The future for the Hospital Authority?

HealthTech innovations: The future for the Hospital Authority?

Despite recent medical blunders hitting the headlines, Hong Kong’s healthcare system is in fact one of the best and most efficient in the world. The…