PolyU’s Centre for Eye and Vision Research (CEVR) and Aier Eye Hospital Group (Aier) signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the development of advanced eye and vision research. Synergising the strengths of both parties, CEVR and Aier will jointly promote development of advanced eye and vision research, conduct collaborative research and commercialise the technology and research outputs. Also they will provide advice and support to start-ups, nurture research talents, and promote a common vision of disseminating cutting-edge research innovations to both the Mainland China and international eyecare markets.


About CEVR
CEVR is a research collaboration between The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the University of Waterloo in Canada under the InnoHK initiative of the HKSAR Government. It is the first global hub performing ground-breaking research in five key areas - myopia and eye growth, ocular drug discovery and delivery, vision enhancement, tear film and ocular surface and advanced optometric technology - with the mission to generate technologies to prevent vision loss in the ageing population and preserve healthy vision.