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- HKSTP and CIC Host First International Symposium on Construction Robotics to Drive Innovation in Hong Kong’s Construction Industry
Experts shared the latest developments in Construction-related Robotics and Automation Systems and construction innovations from Hong Kong were showcased
03 Jul 2019
Mr Albert Wong, CEO, HKSTP (right) and Ir Albert Cheng, Executive Director, CIC (left) officiated the opening ceremony of the first International Symposium on Construction Robotics to accelerate the adoption of robotics and automation systems in the construction industry.
The Symposium brought together experts, leading industry players and academics to share the most recent topics and technologies of the construction industry. From left:
Ir Wes Jones, Managing Director, Dragages Hong Kong Ltd. shared the latest robotic applications and user case studies in the local construction sector.
Prof. Liu Yun-hui, Director, T Stone Robotics Institute; Choh-Ming Li Professor of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, CUHK made a sharing on robotic solution for construction and interior decoration.
Leading companies in the industry, start-ups from Hong Kong Science Park and university’s research centre also showcased various innovative technologies and solutions they developed for the construction industry, including hybrid reality platform, mobile robot platform and an AI-powered predictive inspection system.
(Hong Kong, 3 July 2019) – Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and the Construction Industry Council (CIC) today hosted the first International Symposium on Construction Robotics at Hong Kong Science Park.
Bringing together experts, leading industry players and academics, the Symposium discussed the most recent topics and technologies that are transforming the construction industry, such as robotics, automation systems and smart construction techniques. Various innovative technologies and solutions for the construction industry developed by leading companies in the industry, Science Park start-ups and the research centre of Chinese University of Hong Kong were also showcased.