Inaugural CUHK Innovation Day
Mr. Alfred Sit, Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the Hong Kong Government, tours exhibition booths at Innovation Day.
As a first-class comprehensive research university in Asia, CUHK is committed to propelling innovation and technology, transforming innovative inventions into industries and benefiting mankind. To promote the development of an innovation ecosystem on campus, CUHK held the first CUHK Innovation Day themed ‘Innovation, Patents and Beyond’ in September, showcasing the research efforts of the University in recent years. In addition, CUHK has set up the InnoPort to provide CUHK members with a platform to showcase inventions and connect with industry.
In addition to exhibiting 20 projects led by CUHK professors, the CUHK Innovation Day also held six thematic sessions and a panel discussion on topics covering satellite and mobile sensing technology and its applications in public health, green energy and advanced material research, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine development, the future demand of technologies in the electrical industry, laser-based gas sensing technology, and strategies to enhance early language development. To learn more about CUHK’s innovations, please refer to the programme booklet.