Dean Koh spends some time with Assistant Professor Angela Wu, Division of Life Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) who shares about her research in developing new technologies for studying single cells, co-founding her own company and more
Hong Kong e-Legislation (HKeL) will be progressively verified in the coming years and HKeL users will be able to print copies of verified legislation with legal status given under the Legislation Publication Ordinance (Cap. 614).
Following the Steering Group on Financial Technologies’ report, the Hong Kong Government has introduced additional measures on regulation, facilitation, talent, promotion and funding to develop Hong Kong into a fintech hub
Since 2012, the Government has launched three rounds of application for the OGCIO's funding scheme to support non-profit social service organisations to develop mobile apps that cater for the needs of the underprivileged groups
Measures include promoting reindustrialisation, funding universities to conduct mid-stream and applied research projects, subsidising industry adoption of technology to upgrade and transform, and supporting startups
Hong Kong SAR Government has been trying to keep up with recent increases in e-government strategies and developments from across the region. In delivering e-services, the user must always be kept in mind. As Hong Kong Government moves towards a more digitised approach, it may want to practice more agile service development, as we have seen in countries like Singapore and Australia.
Recently Mr. Nicholas W Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HK SAR Government, was prompted to respond to a question raised in the Legislative Council about Hong Kong’s sluggish development of the innovation and technology sector. Just a few years ago, Hong Kong SAR was well regarded as a champion in areas including mobility, connectivity, and fintech. The same cannot be said today as Hong Kong SAR falls behind Singapore, Japan, and Taiwan with respect to policy support for innovation.