PolyU welcomes the initiatives in the Financial Secretary’s 2022-23 Budget
23 Feb 2022
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) welcomes and supports the strategic initiatives on promoting life and health scientific research in Hong Kong as proposed in the Financial Secretary’s 2022-23 Budget. The University is also grateful for the Government’s further funding support for enhancing the training of medical professionals, as well as upgrading the University’s healthcare teaching facilities. PolyU will continue its research endeavours related to COVID-19 and other areas of life and health sciences, pursuing excellence in teaching and learning, and nurturing healthcare professionals for Hong Kong.
PolyU also appreciates the Government’s commitment to promoting innovation and technology development as underscored in the Budget, including measures like more funding support from the Innovation and Technology Fund to universities’ start-up and R&D activities, the injection of additional funding into the Green Tech Fund, and accelerating the progress of the digital economy.
Professor Jin-Guang TENG, President of PolyU, said these initiatives will significantly reinforce Hong Kong’s innovation and technology ecosystem, and foster a more vibrant and diversified economy for the city. PolyU will continue seeking breakthroughs in frontier scientific research, incubating start-ups in collaboration with industry partners, and supporting the development of the innovation and technology industry in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.
Ms Una Lau
Director of Communications and Public Affairs
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