Innovation and Technology Bureau

GBA Business School Under Edvantage Group Officially Founded, Further Expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:55am

After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.

Key Points: 
  • After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.
  • GBA Business School has held a series of seminars entitled "New Strategic Thinking for the Greater Bay Area" for the past year, with leaders invited from different sectors in the Greater Bay Area to share their practical experiences and insights.
  • With these, GBA Business School hopes to cultivate more future leaders and talents in different areas for the benefit of the Greater Bay Area.
  • In addition, the Group also operates Greater Bay Area Business School (vocational education institution) in Hong Kong, China.

Prenetics and New World Development Launch Circle HealthPod, the World's Most Advanced At-Home Covid-19 test

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 12:00pm

HONG KONG, Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New World Development and Prenetics Limited, a global leader in diagnostics and genetic testing, today jointly announce the launch of the Circle HealthPod - a rapid detection system providing PCR-quality results for COVID-19 at point of care or at home. The Circle HealthPod has received CE-IVD marking and will be implemented across New World Development's extensive ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • The Circle HealthPod has received CE-IVD marking and will be implemented across New World Development's extensive ecosystem.
  • Starting from today, Prenetics has set up a Circle Labs concept store in K11 MUSEA to showcase Circle HealthPod products, providing easy and accessible healthcare for the community.
  • The Circle HealthPod COVID-19 test is a PCR-quality molecular nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) that detects the RNA of SARS-CoV-2.
  • I couldn't be more proud of today's announcement by Prenetics and New World Development on the launch of the Circle HealthPod.

Prenetics and New World Development Launch Circle HealthPod, the World's Most Advanced At-Home Covid-19 test

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 7:00am

HONG KONG, Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- New World Development and Prenetics Limited, a global leader in diagnostics and genetic testing, today jointly announce the launch of the Circle HealthPod - a rapid detection system providing PCR-quality results for COVID-19 at point of care or at home. The Circle HealthPod has received CE-IVD marking and will be implemented across New World Development's extensive ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • The Circle HealthPod has received CE-IVD marking and will be implemented across New World Development's extensive ecosystem.
  • Starting from today, Prenetics has set up a Circle Labs concept store in K11 MUSEA to showcase Circle HealthPod products, providing easy and accessible healthcare for the community.
  • The Circle HealthPod COVID-19 test is a PCR-quality molecular nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) that detects the RNA of SARS-CoV-2.
  • I couldn't be more proud of today's announcement by Prenetics and New World Development on the launch of the Circle HealthPod.

Hong Kong's Innovation and Technology Venture Fund Becomes Strategic Financial Investor of Ignatica

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 - 1:00am

HONG KONG, July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform that offers digital self-service and intelligent automation solutions for insurers, is excited to announce that the Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) has become its strategic investor.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Ignatica, the insurance policy administration platform that offers digital self-service and intelligent automation solutions for insurers, is excited to announce that the Innovation and Technology Venture Fund (ITVF) has become its strategic investor.
  • The ITVF is a HK$2 billion fund established in 2017 by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government to co-invest with selected venture capital funds in local innovation and technology (I&T) start-ups.
  • "Ignatica is a reflection of the diversity, innovation and sense of community of Hong Kong."
  • "We welcome the Innovation and Technology Venture Fund to join as a co-investor of Ignatica.