Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

ACT Genomics and Sanomics Merge to Unleash Hong Kong's Global Potential in Healthcare Technology

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 7:57am

Both ACT Genomics and Sanomics are park companies of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and located in the Hong Kong Science Park.

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  • Both ACT Genomics and Sanomics are park companies of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and located in the Hong Kong Science Park.
  • The merger is set to create an integrated oncology diagnostic powerhouse in Asia and unleash the global potential of healthcare technology (healthtech) in Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and beyond.
  • Sunny Chai, Chairman of Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation, Mr. Alfred Sit, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, and Ms. Annie Choi, Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology.
  • About ACT Genomics Holdings Co. Ltd.
    ACT Genomics is an innovation-driven cancer solution provider with offices in Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, Tokyo, Bangkok and Wales (UK).

HKSTP Hosts Global Entrepreneurs at First-Ever Hybrid Elevator Pitch Competition to Spark a Week of GBA and International Business Opportunities

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 2:18pm

This years event surpassed all expectations, attracting over 600 entries from 40 countries and cities across five continents.

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  • This years event surpassed all expectations, attracting over 600 entries from 40 countries and cities across five continents.
  • The Greentech startup beat all other finalists with its innovative climate solutions and eco-engineering technology for ocean ecosystems restoration.
  • Global and local entrepreneurs have interacted with active investors and innovation ecosystem leaders at this years EPiC competition.
  • Meanwhile, physical and virtual guests from various industries and territories explored a wealth of GBA and international business partnership, as well as investment opportunities.

Fintech Unicorn Nium Joins HKSTP’s FinTech Community to Accelerate Hong Kong’s Booming Fintech Ecosystem

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 2:00am

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) today announced the addition of a global Fintech unicorn, Nium, as a partner company to HKSTPs thriving Fintech ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) today announced the addition of a global Fintech unicorn, Nium, as a partner company to HKSTPs thriving Fintech ecosystem.
  • Nium has been present in Hong Kong since 2016 and the growing team will join other fast-rising Fintech ventures at Science Parks flagship Fintech hub at InnoCentre in Kowloon Tong.
  • HKSTP has already connected Nium with a number of Fintech API players in Hong Kong to accelerate service development and business growth.
  • Through collaboration with industry leaders and tech startups at InnoCentre, Nium can instantly plug into the Hong Kongs thriving Fintech ecosystem and ride the wave of API-based financial services sweeping across Hong Kong and the GBA.

PolyU signs MoU with three strategic partners in support of "GBA PolyVentures 2025"

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:05pm

The MoU were signed between PolyU and its strategic partners, namely Everbright Limited, StartupHK Fund and Hai Robotics.

Key Points: 
  • The MoU were signed between PolyU and its strategic partners, namely Everbright Limited, StartupHK Fund and Hai Robotics.
  • Hai Robotics, one of our strategic partners today, was nurtured under PolyU's entrepreneurship ecosystem and has recently become a unicorn."
  • The Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR Government, Mr Alfred Sit, commended the GBA PolyVentures 2025.
  • PolyU is also committed to providing high-quality education that keeps pace with the times and meets societal needs.

PolyU signs MoU with three strategic partners in support of "GBA PolyVentures 2025"

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 11:49am

The MoU were signed between PolyU and its strategic partners, namely Everbright Limited, StartupHK Fund and Hai Robotics.

Key Points: 
  • The MoU were signed between PolyU and its strategic partners, namely Everbright Limited, StartupHK Fund and Hai Robotics.
  • Hai Robotics, one of our strategic partners today, was nurtured under PolyU's entrepreneurship ecosystem and has recently become a unicorn."
  • The Secretary for Innovation and Technology of the HKSAR Government, Mr Alfred Sit, commended the GBA PolyVentures 2025.
  • PolyU is also committed to providing high-quality education that keeps pace with the times and meets societal needs.

HKSTP Invites the World’s Brightest Innovators to Join Hong Kong’s First Hybrid Elevator Pitch Competition 2021

Monday, September 6, 2021 - 8:58am

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has formally kickoff the Elevator Pitch Competition 2021 (EPiC 2021) by inviting applications from tech ventures in Hong Kong around the world.

Key Points: 
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) has formally kickoff the Elevator Pitch Competition 2021 (EPiC 2021) by inviting applications from tech ventures in Hong Kong around the world.
  • To celebrate HKSTPs 20 years of leading Hong Kong innovation, the event will return to its iconic SKY100 venue at the top of International Commerce Centre in West Kowloon to re-create a genuine elevator pitch experience.
  • We not only met investors but also other entrepreneurs who are finding innovative solutions to some of the worlds biggest problems.
  • HKSTP is committed to acting as a bridge between innovators and investors, with HKSTP nurturing over 500 start-up companies and connected them to more than 1000 active investors.

AMDL, a Subsidiary of China Biotech Services, is Exclusively Licensed to Distribute FDA Approved Lung & Colon Cancer Companion Diagnostic Assay in Several Asian Regions Including China

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 2:29am

Pillar, an invested enterprise of CH BIOTECH SER, received the Premarket Approval ("PMA") on its oncoReveal(TM) Dx Lung and Colon Cancer Assay from FDA on July 30th, 2021.

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  • Pillar, an invested enterprise of CH BIOTECH SER, received the Premarket Approval ("PMA") on its oncoReveal(TM) Dx Lung and Colon Cancer Assay from FDA on July 30th, 2021.
  • The Assay is a NGS tissue-based companion diagnostic test for qualitative detection of somatic mutations in DNA derived from non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and colorectal cancer (CRC).
  • China Biotech Services Holdings Limited (CH BIOTECH SER) was included in the MSCI Hong Kong Micro Cap Index in May 2018.
  • This press release is issued by the Porda Havas International Financial Communications Group on behalf of China Biotech Services Holdings Limited.

Apex-Brasil Introduce 10 Local Brazilian Start-ups to Participate in the Corporate Innovation Summit cum Global Matching 2021

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 2:00am

Apex Brasil is invited by Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Corporation ("HKSTP") to recommend ten local Brazilian start-ups participate in the the Corporate Innovation Summit cum Global Matching 2021 to strengthen communication between start-ups and multinational investors, as well as one-on-one matching meetings for corporate buyers to drive innovation adoption at speed and scale.

Key Points: 
  • Apex Brasil is invited by Hong Kong Science and Technology Park Corporation ("HKSTP") to recommend ten local Brazilian start-ups participate in the the Corporate Innovation Summit cum Global Matching 2021 to strengthen communication between start-ups and multinational investors, as well as one-on-one matching meetings for corporate buyers to drive innovation adoption at speed and scale.
  • Mr. Manuel Innocencio de Lacerda Santos Junior, the Consul-General of the Federative Republic of Brazil in Hong Kong will attend the event in person.
  • The Corporate Innovation Summit cum Global Matching 2021 aims to provide a platform for start-ups and technology corporation to expand business networks and connect potential corporate buyers and investors.
  • Featured leading-edge sessions to gather the leaders, influence the leaders and lead the leaders, scaling in today's evolving Innovation & Technology (I&T) megatrend.

Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 Sees Record High Number of 2,400+ Tech Jobs as Demand for Local and Global Talent Surges

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 11:25am

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is hosting Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 (the Expo) from 18 March till 24 March 2021, offering a record high number of 2,400-plus I&T jobs, more than double from 2020 in a show of strength for Hong Kongs thriving I&T ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is hosting Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 (the Expo) from 18 March till 24 March 2021, offering a record high number of 2,400-plus I&T jobs, more than double from 2020 in a show of strength for Hong Kongs thriving I&T ecosystem.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210318005466/en/
    Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 featured an interactive virtual platform allowing job seekers and tech companies to meet virtually at Hong Kongs largest tech jobs fair which sees a record number of 2,400+ job opportunities and 270+ participating firms.
  • In collaboration with over 20 leading corporations, TLT aims to nurture future technology leaders in Hong Kong.
  • The programme offers talent a 2-month HKSTP internship and then a 24-month full-time R&D role at one of the partner companies.

HKSTP’s First-Ever Virtual Elevator Pitch Competition 2020 Opens New Investment and Partnership Opportunities for Global Startups

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 12:49pm

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) held its annual Elevator Pitch Competition 2020 (EPiC) virtually for the first time to unveil new and exciting pitching, investment and partnership opportunities as global startups face a challenging business landscape.

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  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) held its annual Elevator Pitch Competition 2020 (EPiC) virtually for the first time to unveil new and exciting pitching, investment and partnership opportunities as global startups face a challenging business landscape.
  • US-based biotechnology startup, Mi Terro, topped other finalists to be crowned champion and claimed the top prize at the competition today.
  • HKSTPs annual flagship event this year expanded to a week-long virtual programme.
  • It garnered a great response with over 77,000 live views at todays pitching competition.