The University set up the first 3D printing facility among local higher education institutions in support of teaching, learning and research.
The University has made it to the Top 20 in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017, a testimony to its international recognition.
New shielding textiles to protect against high energy rays

Dr Fei Bin at the Institute of Textiles and Clothing introduced a new material to develop safe, light, flexible, recoverable and recyclable x-ray protective products.
Prof. Cecilia Li at the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences has designed a “Smart Scar-Care” pad, combining the effect of pressure therapy and silicone gel to reinforce pressure and moisturise the scar.

Prof. Dan Shechtman shared at the Nobel Laureate Lecture the importance of technological innovation to a nation’s development.
The “Maker Faire Hong Kong 2017 x Make Big” organised by the School of Design brought together makers around the globe to showcase their creations.