- Press Room
- AWS and HKSTP Announce Strategic Collaboration to Accelerate Innovation and Technology Development in Hong Kong
06 Jun 2022
AWS and HKSTP announced a strategic collaboration today to accelerate Innovation and Technology development in Hong Kong. Present at the press conference were (from left to right) Michael Au, Assistant Director, Partnerships, HKSTP; Dr. Crystal Fok, Head of STP Platform, HKSTP; Chris So, Head of Business and Partner, Hong Kong, AWS; Perkins Ho, Senior Business Development Manager, Strategic Programs, Hong Kong & Taiwan, AWS
Willie Lee, Senior Startup Business Development Manager, Hong Kong, AWS (right) invites the four guests to share insights on the collaboration and the I&T development of Hong Kong.
Hong Kong – June 6, 2022 – Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) announced a strategic collaboration today, aiming to foster a robust Innovation and Technology (I&T) ecosystem in Hong Kong. With this collaboration, AWS and HKSTP will launch a series of programs under four key pillars to drive innovation of IT companies, startups, and researchers throughout their entire growth cycle – Research & Development, Technology Simulation, Co-incubation, and Talent and Culture Cultivation.
“HKSTP and AWS have been working closely for years in supporting high potential tech ventures to innovate, succeed and grow faster. We have witnessed the surging demand from businesses on cloud computing knowledge and innovation technologies. This partnership combines the scale and technology expertise of AWS, the undisputed cloud innovation leader, as well as HKSTP’s R&D, incubation and commercialization capabilities accumulated over the past 20 years, to accelerate the development of Hong Kong’s I&T ecosystem while firmly establishing the city’s status as a global innovation hub.” said Albert Wong, Chief Executive Officer, HKSTP.
“AWS is always committed to support the digital transformation of enterprises of all scales in Hong Kong,” said Robert Wang, Managing Director, Hong Kong & Taiwan, AWS. “Since 2014, AWS and HKSTP have been working together on a number of cloud programs and trainings. We are pleased to deepen our relationship with HKSTP and jointly address the various challenges the city faces in terms of talent, innovation, and technology commercialization.”
AWS will hold its annual AWS Summit Hong Kong online on June 7 where professionals in the industry will gather and share insights into the latest cloud trends and industry best practices. HKSTP will set up a virtual booth at the Summit to share more information about their latest collaboration with AWS. Visit https://go.aws/3Ntu3w1 to register for AWS Summit.