Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

A group photo of distinguished guests and HKUST senior management
A group photo of distinguished guests and HKUST senior management 
First University in Hong Kong to Invest in Entrepreneurship
Electronic and Computer Engineering alumni Dr. Eddie Chong Wing-Cheung (front row, right) and Dr. Zhang Xu (back row, second right), both from Raysolve Technology, and their former PhD supervisor Prof. Kei May Lau (front row, left), together with other members of the company
Electronic and Computer Engineering alumni Dr. Eddie Chong Wing-Cheung (front row, right) and Dr. Zhang Xu (back row, second right), both from Raysolve Technology, and their former PhD supervisor Prof. Kei May Lau (front row, left), together with other members of the company 
New ESG Award Encourages Sustainable Development Initiatives
Dr. Sean McMinn’s impression of “the future of Hong Kong students”, visualized with the use of the generative AI tool Midjourney.
Dr. Sean McMinn’s impression of “the future of Hong Kong students”, visualized with the use of the generative AI tool Midjourney. 
Embracing Technological Revolution
Embracing AI to Enhance Construction Safety
HKUST researchers introduce their research projects to Prof. Sun Dong, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) (third right), Prof. Nancy Ip, HKUST President (third left), Prof. Tim Cheng, HKUST Vice-President for Research and Development (second left)
HKUST researchers introduce their research projects to Prof. Sun Dong, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) (third right), Prof. Nancy Ip, HKUST President (third left), Prof. Tim Cheng, HKUST Vice-President for Research and Development (second left) 
AutoSafe leverages smart technology to modernize and automate worksite safety monitoring while improving efficiency. The start-up team comprising Issac Leung, co-founder (first left, back row), Prof. Jack Cheng (second right, back row), and Peter Wong, co-founder (first right, front row), was awarded championship in the HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition.
AutoSafe leverages smart technology to modernize and automate worksite safety monitoring while improving efficiency. The start-up team comprising Issac Leung, co-founder (first left, back row), Prof. Jack Cheng (second right, back row), and Peter Wong, co-founder (first right, front row), was awarded championship in the HKUST-Sino One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition. 
Turning Ideas into Real Solutions for Construction Industry
A total of 175 teams formed by HKUST faculty, students and alumni, as well as members from other local and overseas institutions had joined the 12th edition of the competition beginning in March despite the fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
A total of 175 teams formed by HKUST faculty, students and alumni, as well as members from other local and overseas institutions had joined the 12th edition of the competition beginning in March despite the fifth wave of the coronavirus pandemic. 
HKUST postgraduate student Iain Lam uses VR technology and “play to learn” approach to help primary and secondary students with learning difficulties. In the immersive VR learning environment, SEN students, who may be easily distracted in a traditional classroom, are able to focus for at least 20 minutes and complete required tasks.
HKUST postgraduate student Iain Lam uses VR technology and “play to learn” approach to help primary and secondary students with learning difficulties. In the immersive VR learning environment, SEN students, who may be easily distracted in a traditional classroom, are able to focus for at least 20 minutes and complete required tasks. 
PanopticAI developed an AI health monitoring app using the camera on a smartphone or tablet to monitor the user’s vital signs such as heart rate, respiration rate, blood pressure etc. A pilot scheme has been deployed to 10 to 20 elderly homes across the city.
PanopticAI developed an AI health monitoring app using the camera on a smartphone or tablet to monitor the user’s vital signs such as heart rate, respiration rate, blood pressure etc. A pilot scheme has been deployed to 10 to 20 elderly homes across the city. 
Taking Your Pulse with Your Phone