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CityU EE Established New Joint Research Laboratory with Six World-renowned Enterprises to Further Strengthen the Commercialization of Innovative Technology

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) and six world-renowned technology companies, including Compass Technology Company Limited, Intel Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Pong Yuen Group, Provista Group, and United Microelectronics Center (Hong Kong) announced the establishment of the City University EE Joint Laboratory on 3 June 2021 to jointly promote scientific research and transfer of knowledge and technology, and strengthen the development of Hong Kong's innovation and technology.

Professor Michael Tse, Associate Vice-President (Strategic Research) and Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering was very pleased to witness the commencement of phase four of the joint laboratory programme and expected that the plan will develop more innovative technologies, in line with the trend of high-tech marketization, to promote University students to join global technological entrepreneurship and benefit our society.

Since its establishment in 2019, the CityU EE Joint Lab Programme has connected with a total of 22 CityU EE Joint Lab Partners. A series of cooperative and technical projects have been/will be launched with these partners. For example, ASM Pacific is now carrying out new research projects with EE Faculty. Gold Peak Group has arranged research projects and on-site visits to the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park and the Central KEF Advanced Audio Experience Center, and gave a training program to EE students. Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau arranged training programs for hundreds of EE students with relevant global certifications. SmarTone Group has set up a new 5G laboratory at CityU to enhance the research work of related Faculty and graduate students. SUGA International Group Co., Ltd. arranged a research project in high-performance and low-power hardware design with artificial intelligence for pets. Many more exciting collaborations are expected as we continue to work closely with our CityU EE Joint Lab partners.

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Joint Lab Phase 4 Welcome Speech by Professor Stella Pang 2021 Joint Lab Phase 4 Welcome Speech by Professor Michael Tse, Associate Vice-President (Strategic Research) 2021
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Sharing from Dr Kelvin Pun (Compass) Sharing from Mr Bill Yuan (Intel)
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Sharing from Mr K C Fung (HPE) Sharing from Miss Ida Chau (Pong Yuen)
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Sharing from Mr Ben Wong (ProVista) Sharing from Dr Mei Kei Ieong (UMEC)

CityU Joint Lab with six world-renowned enterprises to promote innovative technology

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) and six world-renowned technology companies, including ASM Pacific Technology Limited, Gold Peak Industries (Holdings) Limited, Microsoft Hong Kong Limited, Sino Group, SmarTone Telecommunications (Holdings) Limited, and SUGA International (Holdings) Limited, announced the establishment of the CityU EE Joint Lab on 14 January 2021. All six partners shared their experience and expectations about this scheme. Over 120 industrialists and academic faculty members joined this ceremony via zoom. These partnerships mark the cooperation in promoting research and knowledge/technology transfer to steer the development of innovative technology in Hong Kong.

President Way Kuo was delighted to witness the commencement of phase three of the joint laboratory project and hoped this will contribute to more innovative technologies in the future and help promote technology transfer and commercialisation to benefit our community.

Since its establishment in 2019, the CityU EE Joint Lab Programme has connected with a total of 16 CityU EE Joint Lab Partners. A series of cooperative and technical projects have been/will be launched with these partners.

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Front row, from left:
Dr Brian Li (Gold Peak), Prof Stella Pang (EE Head), Prof Way Kuo (President), Ms Cally Chan (Microsoft), Mr Peter Ng (ASM)

Back row, from left:
Dr Alfred Ng (SUGA), Mr Stephen Chau (SmarTone), Mr Andrew Young (Sino)

News reports in: Hong Kong Commercial Daily, HK01 Company Limited, H K CHINA NEWS AGENCY LIMITED, Sing Tao Daily, Hong Kong Economic Journal Company Limited, WENWEIPO.COM LIMITED, Bastillepost, CityU News Centre, Oriental Daily NewsCityUpdate

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Joint Lab Phase 3 Opening Ceremony 2021 Joint Lab Phase 3 Welcome Speech by Professor Stella Pang, EE Head
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Joint Lab Phase 3 Welcome Speech by Professor Way Kuo, President & University Distinguished Professor  Sharing from Mr Peter Ng (ASM)
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Sharing from Dr Brian Li (Gold Peak) Sharing From Ms Cally Chan (Microsoft)
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Sharing From Ir Andrew Young (SINO) Sharing From Mr Stephen Chau (SmarTone)
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Sharing From Dr Alfred Ng (SUGA) CityU EE: Joint Lab Phase 3 Closing Remarks by Professor Stella Pang, EE Head

Five Additional CityU EE Joint Laboratories to Drive Research and Commercialisation

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) and five technology organizations including Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei), Microchip Technology Inc. (Microchip), Sengital Limited (Sengital), Shenzhen Corerain Technologies Co., Limited (Corerain), and Xilinx Inc. (Xilinx) established the 2nd phase of CityU EE Joint Labs on 17 September 2020 through an online platform. About 100 industrialists and academic faculty members joined this online ceremony.

Through this CityU EE Joint Lab Scheme, the University-Industry collaboration is strengthened. COO of Sengital, Mr Joe Wong, indicated in the ceremony “We sponsored one ITF project of CityU EE faculty member last year and committed to 2 more sponsorship for ITF projects this year. On the other hand, to incubate young talents, we reserved budget of HKD1M this year for CityU EE students to support 6 one-year placement positions including their final year projects!”

CityU EE Joint Lab is a “Government-Industry-Academic-Research Centre” scheme for collaboration between EE Department and industrial associations, research centres, corporates and organizations, aims to empower recruitment, research collaboration, commercialisation, and technology transfer.

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Prof Stella Pang, Department Head of EE with the display of 10 companies in CityU EE Joint Labs. Some of the participants in the Online Ceremony.
 


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Joint Lab Phase 2 Opening Ceremony 2020 Joint Lab Phase 2 Welcome Speech by Professor Pang 2020

EE and Five Technology Organizations Establish Joint Laboratories to Drive Research and Commercialisation

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) - Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) and five technology organizations including Automotive Platforms and Application Systems R&D Centre (APAS), Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD), Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited (ASTRI), Hong Kong Electronic Industries Association (HKEIA), and Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) announced the establishment of five CityU EE Joint Labs on 19 September 2019.

CityU EE Joint Lab is a “Government-Industry-Academic-Research Centre” scheme for collaboration between EE Department and industrial associations, research centres, corporates and organisations. This scheme includes physical lab logo wall setup in the EE Department; an online platform linked up with the EE Department website to share the progress of collaboration and projects; a series of regular networking events for industrialists, faculty members, and students, etc.. The Joint Lab aims to empower recruitment, research collaboration, commercialisation, and technology transfer.

News reports in: Skypost, Hong Kong Economic Times, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Sing Tao Daily, MingPao, Wen Wei Po, Lion Rock Daily, The Standard, CityU News Centre

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■ Sharing From Mr. Hugh Chow (ASTRI)
■ Sharing From Mr. CK Lee (EMSD)
■ Sharing From Dr. CH Ng (HKEIA)
■ Sharing From Dr. Lawrence Poon (HKPC & APAS)