27 Jan 2024

HKSTP and Ten Universities Jointly Present Hong Kong Techathon+ 2024

Hong Kong Techathon+ 2024 (HK Techathon+ 2024), the highly anticipated academic spectacle in innovation and technology, jointly organised by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and ten co-organising universities is set to take place from January 26 to 28, 2024.

Key Takeaways

  • Hong Kong Techathon+ 2024 jointly organised by the HKSTP and ten co-organising universities marks a historic milestone in terms of scale and participation with near 1,500 local and non-local participants.
  • The unprecedented participation of the Non-local Group, gathering over 70 non-local students, and representing over 10 overseas renowned institutions from the United States, Malaysia, Taiwan, Macau, Thailand, and Singapore.
  • Participants collaborate in teams to propose ideas based on four technology themes “Trusted AI & Data Science”, “Sustainability & ESG”, “Digital Economy” and “Smart Cities”, to compete for attractive prizes including direct access to over HK$3 million seed funding and incubation support.