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Microelectronics Technology Forum (MTF) gathered the brilliant minds from top echelon universities, promising tech start-ups and world-leading corporations to capture the emerging technologies and enormous opportunities around the world…

PolyU and Huawei collaborated to nurture ICT talent with leading digital technologies. They jointly organized an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Bootcamp to share the latest developments of leading technologies such as digitalization, machine learning and deep learning…


Construction Safety Fund
Jiangsu Province Industries Collaboration Technology Needs
PolyU – JITRI Collaborative Platform
Smart Traffic Fund
Zoetis 2021 Research Alliance Interests

PolyU Patent Figures
FY 2020/21
  No. of patents filed 2351
  No. of patents granted 811
1 Include patent or patent applications co-owned by PolyU and external party, and patent or patent applications owned or co-owned by PolyU’s subsidiaries

RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2022/23
NSFC 2021年度中國經濟發展規律的基礎理論與實證
NSFC原創探索計劃項目 - 2020年NSFC專家推薦類原創探索計劃項目
Innovation and Technology Fund - General Support Programme (ITF-GSP) - All year round
Croucher Advanced Study Institute - 2022

Three PolyU smart city projects win the 2021 Smart 50 Awards for Hong Kong
Three smart city projects led by Prof. Charles WONG from Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Mr. Daniel ELKIN from School of Design, and Prof. John SHI from Smart Cities Research Institute respectively have seized the 2021 Smart 50 Awards which recognize their achievement in addressing various societal and environmental issues …

Food Safety Consortium Convener Receives IAFP’s International Leadership Award
Food Safety Consortium Convener Prof. Terence LAU was granted IAFP’s International Leadership Award which recognizes his contribution in food safety and quality…


Oct 18-20 TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo 2021
Oct 19-21 Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo 2021
Oct 27-28 China International Food Safety & Quality Conference 2021
Nov 11-12 6th Asia-Pacific Symposium on Food Safety
Sep 16 Jiangsu HK InnoTech Webinar 2021
Aug 25 Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology Visited PolyU
Aug 24 PolyU – Dongguan Technology Exchange Webinar
Aug 19 Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group Visited PolyU
July 16 TÜV Rheinland and InvestHK Visited PolyU
June 18-21 2021 IAFP Annual Meeting
June 10-18 BIO Digital 2021
June 07 World Food Safety Day 2021 - Safe food now for a healthy tomorrow
June 07 PolyU co-hosted Sustainability Lecture Series with French Consulate: “POWER THE FUTURE: POTENTIAL AND CHALLENGES”
May 17 Webinar : InvestHK +BEC Leadership Forum Series #1 – EV Popularisation in Hong Kong: Challenges and Opportunities
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