First-of-its-Kind VR Learning System

The COVID-19 epidemic has had an impact on in-person instruction and clinical placements in medical institutions, even though nursing education mostly consists of classroom instruction and clinical experience. Accordingly, a research team under the direction of Dr. Justina LIU, Associate Professor of School of Nursing, and Dr. Kitty CHAN, Senior Teaching Fellow of the same […]

App that Maps COVID-19 Hotspots

The CovidInArea app, developed by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), combines and visualizes open data while protecting user privacy on mobile devices. The Department of Health (DoH) of the HKSAR Government provided a list of buildings visited by cases who tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the past 14 days […]

Tiny Wearable Biosensing Platform

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) Faculty of Engineering researchers have created a coin-sized device that can sense weak electrochemical signals and be utilized for individualized health monitoring and evaluation of disorders like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and mental health. The Journal of Analytical Chemistry’s cover featured the discovery. The Personalised Electronic Reader for Electrochemical Transistors, […]

World’s First Twin Campuses In The Metaverse

In order to improve teaching and learning opportunities for its two campuses in Hong Kong and Guangzhou, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) recently announced its intention to establish the first physical-digital twin campuses in the metaverse. HKUST is constructing MetaHKUST, an extended reality (XR) campus for both HKUST and its Guangzhou […]

HK ConTech Accelerator

The ConTech Accelerator, Hong Kong’s first innovation acceleration program with a ConTech focus, has been launched by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and The Construction Industry Council (CIC). HKSTP and CIC are collaborating to develop a special platform to promote the best practice of ConTech trials and adoption across a variety […]

HKU To Set Up Tech Landmark

A $500 million donation from an international conglomerate and a $300 million grant from the Education and Charity Fund of a Hong Kong-based company were both made to the University of Hong Kong (HKU) by steadfast supporters. The money will help build Tech Landmark, the organization’s headquarters for HKU InnoTech. In order to improve Hong […]

R&D Technologies For Eye Health

The Centre for Eye and Vision Research (CEVR) and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) have partnered to create at least two initiatives that will help patients of various ages who suffer from lazy eye and other eye disorders. The Innovation and Technology Commission’s platform for research and innovation, InnoHK, served […]

AI Tech to Help Automate Denture Design

Permanent teeth are typically lost due to dental disorders or trauma; this loss is frequent throughout the world’s population, especially among the elderly due to aging and generally worse oral health. Failure to replace a missing tooth can have negative effects on facial appearance and chewing ability as well as jawbone loss and tooth shifting, […]

HKPC Commissioned to Develop Intelligent Production Lines

A leading global network security provider recently hired the Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) as Industry 4.0 (i4.0) technical consultant to design and construct four intelligent production lines for prefabricated steel reinforcing bar (rebar) parts. The signing of the collaboration agreement was recently announced by the HKPC. The lines are intended to address the local […]

Research Centre of Advanced Aerospace Propulsion Tech

A contract to create the “Joint Research Centre of Advanced Aerospace Propulsion Technology” was signed between the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Academy of Aerospace Propulsion Technology (AAPT). Leading the charge will be PolyU’s Department of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering (AAE).   In order to further advance the advancement of China’s aerospace technology, […]