On 6th Sept 2022, the delegation team of China Merchant Group (CMG) led by Mr. Deng Renjie, Executive Vice President, visited PolyU. Prof Christopher Chao, Vice President (Research and Innovation) warmly welcomed Mr Deng and other senior management from CMG. He also introduced the research focus areas of PolyU and started a fruitful discussion with CMG to explore in-depth collaboration on innovation and technology, youth development as well as entrepreneurship.
Prof Chao said, "PolyU continues to strive for impactful research to address societal challenges by cooperating with local, regional and global partners. It is anticipated that PolyU and CMG could further collaborate and contribute to the development of Hong Kong SAR into an international innovation and technology hub."
CMG Delegation team then visited the Chinese National Rail Transit Electrification and Automation Engineering Technology Research Centre (Hong Kong Branch), the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch) and the Laboratory for Smart City and Spatial Big Data Analytics to understand more about the research advancement of PolyU in smart rail technologies, high-strength steel construction projects and smart city solutions.