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.
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)
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|Joint Lab Phase 3 Opening Ceremony 2021|
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.
|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.
|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.