PolyU and Zhongshan Municipal People’s Government have established a cooperative framework agreement to enhance research and innovation development, fostering partnership among industries, academia and research organisations in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area.


On 18 February, Prof. Wing-tak Wong, PolyU Deputy President and Provost; Prof. Christopher Chao, Vice President (Research and Innovation); Prof. Christina Wong, Director of Research and Innovation; and other PolyU scholars attended the High-quality Development Conference in Zhongshan, during which Prof. Chao signed the agreement.


In his speech at the event, Prof. Wong stated that PolyU will establish a strategic research platform with Zhongshan to drive innovation and technology development in fields such as chemical engineering and biomedicine. The agreement aims to foster research transformation, nurture talents and strengthen cooperation among industries, academia and research organisations.


PolyU will engage in collaboration with research organisations, local governments and enterprises in Zhongshan, with a focus on biomedical technology and other fields, strengthening industry cooperation between Hong Kong and Zhongshan and jointly promoting biomedical development in China and overseas markets.


With this strategic partnership, PolyU will work closely with Zhongshan to enhance industrial innovation and translational research, supporting the development of Zhongshan into a biomedical innovation centre.