Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

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
The entrepreneurship success of the School of Engineering (SENG) members was recognized with six out of 18 start-ups in the “Unicorns HK 2021” shortlist being founded or co-founded by SENG faculty or alumni.
The entrepreneurship success of the School of Engineering (SENG) members was recognized with six out of 18 start-ups in the “Unicorns HK 2021” shortlist being founded or co-founded by SENG faculty or alumni. 
A Cradle of Innovation
Breer was founded by the all-HKUST team: (from left to right) Suyash Mohan (2021 BBA in Economics), Anushka Purohit (Electronic and Computer Engineering undergraduate), Naman Tekriwal (Management undergraduate), and Deevansh Gupta (Marketing undergraduate).
Breer was founded by the all-HKUST team: (from left to right) Suyash Mohan (2021 BBA in Economics), Anushka Purohit (Electronic and Computer Engineering undergraduate), Naman Tekriwal (Management undergraduate), and Deevansh Gupta (Marketing undergraduate). 
Fancy a Pint of Waste Bread?
Langston Suen foresees the ultrasound treatment could benefit up to 80% of the estimated 300 to 500 million retinal disease patients worldwide that require invasive eye surgery every year.
Langston Suen foresees the ultrasound treatment could benefit up to 80% of the estimated 300 to 500 million retinal disease patients worldwide that require invasive eye surgery every year.  
Ultrasound for Drug Delivery in Eye Care
A group photo of Mr. Donny Siu, Acting Director of Entrepreneurship Center (fifth left), Mr. Andrew Young (fourth left), Associate Director (Innovation) of the Sino Group, and the winners.
A group photo of Mr. Donny Siu, Acting Director of Entrepreneurship Center (fifth left), Mr. Andrew Young (fourth left), Associate Director (Innovation) of the Sino Group, and the winners. 
Nick Chin Jing-Wei (left) and Kyle Wong Kwan-Long (right) demonstrated their camera-based health and wellness monitoring solution at the 7th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition.
Nick Chin Jing-Wei (left) and Kyle Wong Kwan-Long (right) demonstrated their camera-based health and wellness monitoring solution at the 7th Hong Kong University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition. 
HKUST Chemical and Biological Engineering alumna Eva Tsang shares her experiences and management philosophy on working in the Greater Bay Area where she has made her mark on the cosmetics industry.
HKUST Chemical and Biological Engineering alumna Eva Tsang shares her experiences and management philosophy on working in the Greater Bay Area where she has made her mark on the cosmetics industry. 
Greater Bay Area Entrepreneur