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- HKSTP Welcomes China Everbright Green Technology Innovation Research Institute to Science Park
Li Xiaopeng, Chairman of Everbright Group (second from right); Tan Tieniu, Deputy-Director of the Liaison Office of the Centre People’s Government in the Hong Kong SAR (second from left); Dr Sunny Chai, Chairman of HKSTP (first from right); and Cai Yunge, Deputy General Manager of Everbright Group (first from left) attended the unveiling ceremony to announce the launch of the China Everbright Green Technology Innovation Research Institute at Hong Kong Science Park to promote green technology innovation.
Albert Wong, CEO of HKSTP, said in his welcoming speech that while serving as both a smart campus and living laboratory, Hong Kong Science Park has been actively testing and applying various innovative technologies. He was looking forward to the collaboration between the Institute and other innovators at the Park driving green innovation and transforming creative ideas into commercially viable solutions – as this will help to build a stronger foundation for I&T development in Hong Kong and establish a more vibrant ecosystem.
Hong Kong, 12 September 2019 – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) announces the launch of China Everbright Green Technology Innovation Research Institute (the “Institute”) at Hong Kong Science Park as the latest addition to the Park’s green technology ecosystem.
China Everbright International Limited (“Everbright International”) is a flagship company in the industrial investment sector of China Everbright Group Ltd. Everbright International is Asia’s largest waste-to-energy project investor and operator with business presence in over 170 locations across more than 22 provinces and municipalities in China, as well as in overseas markets such as Germany, Poland and Vietnam.
The Institute at Science Park will become Everbright International’s global R&D headquarter and form a ‘Four-in-One’ structure together with its technological innovation platforms in Shenzhen, Nanjing and Qingdao, attracting advanced technologies and global talent in order to become a worldclass centre dedicated to green technological innovation and commercialisation of research results. The Institute will focus on R&D in waste management, water management and energy conservation.