Nov 1
1 November 2018
Japan - Hotel New Otani Tokyo
Abstract

Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, “Think Global, Think Hong Kong” in Tokyo, Japan is a promotion campaign that aims to attract overseas companies to use Hong Kong as a platform to enter the mainland and global markets.

HKSTP hosted two plenary sessions titled “Smart City ABCD” and “Inno Living, Happy Ageing: Healthy Ageing Technology Trends in Hong Kong” at the event, while 8 of our partner companies, namely Belun Technology,Blue Fire AI, Fano Labs, GemVcare, Health View Bioanalytic, Longenesis, Sanomics and SenseTime showcased their latest R&D achievements and innovation for potential Japanese business leaders, entrepreneurs, finance and academia sectors.

Hong Kong is a preeminent gateway for overseas companies to enter the Chinese market, it also acts as an ideal platform for R&D ideas exchange. We strive to nurture local technology talents by providing startups with comprehensive services and support.

 

Highlights

Carrie Lam, the Chief Executive of HKSAR, delivered opening speech. She anticipated further innovation and cooperation between Hong Kong and Japanese enterprise, especially in the field of science and technology.

 

Concurrently, HKSTP signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mizuho Financial Group to establish a collaborative framework that dedicates value-added services to start-ups.

 

HKSTP and Hitachi East Asia Ltd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly develop a Smart City Data Platform to provide neutral data sharing architecture with sound governance to accelerate data-driven innovation.

 

Dr Sunny Chai Ngai Chiu, Chairman of HKSTP, and Mr Albert Wong, Chief Executive Officer of HKSTP, kickstarted the Smart City and Healthy Ageing tracks at the event. Let’s take a look at Chairperson Dr Chai and CEO Albert Wong’s sharing and their opening speech!

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