PolyU’s Faculty of Business is the Asia Pacific region winner of the 2021 Wharton Research Data Services – Social Science Research Network (WRDSSSRN)Innovation Award. The Faculty is the first business school in Hong Kong to receive this Award,which recognises emerging business schools in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific that demonstrate innovation and research excellence. The Award also aims to elevate the visibility of impact-focused research and the institutions that conduct such research.


“As a key source of knowledge, research underpins our innovation-driven education and expert consultancy,” said Professor Edwin Cheng, Dean of PolyU’s Faculty of Business. “We are delighted to receive the Award and are grateful for the recognition. Through our various research and specialist centres for Belt and Road development, branding and marketing, fintech, leadership and innovation, maritime studies, shipping and logistics, sustainability, and entrepreneurial finance, we are open to numerous opportunities for collaboration that advance research and scholarship”.