Events

Booking Information

Venue

Virtual event


Accessible from your workstation

Date

14 Jul 2020

AEST

Time

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Industry

Biotechnology
Fintech
Smart Cities

Reference No

CMP-17657-Z7D1M3

How to access Hong Kong’s startup ecosystem

About event:

Did you know that Australian tech companies can access Hong Kong’s start up program, that provides access to funding, research partners, mentors and business matching?  Want to know more? Join Austrade HK and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) in a webinar about how to access the startup ecosystem in Hong Kong.

Innovation and technology is an important growth engine for future economic development in Hong Kong. So, over the past three years, the HK Government allocated over a hundred billion HK dollars to develop the innovation and technology ecosystem.

The Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a public corporation set up by the HK Government in 2001 to foster the development of innovation and technology in Hong Kong and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA).

HKSTP is the city’s largest R&D base, a leading incubator, and a super-connector. The park currently houses over 840 technology companies and over 9,000 R&D practitioners from 24 countries. More than 13,000 work at HKSTP, and they can assist Australian technology companies access the HK market, industries, universities & research institutes, and funding.

So Join this free webinar to:

  • Learn more about the Hong Kong Startup Ecosystem
  • Hear the latest opportunities for tech companies in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area in four focused technology sectors: 1) Fintech; 2) Smart Health and Biomedical; 3) Artificial Intelligence and Robotics; 4) Data and Smart Cities
  • Understand how Australian tech companies can enter the Hong Kong and Greater Bay Area markets via a series of HKSTP incubation and business acceleration programmes
  • Connect with guest speakers from the fintech and smart health industries.
Who should attend:

Australian businesses in:

  • Fintech
  • Smart Health and Biomedical
  • Artificial, Intelligence and Robotics
  • Data and Smart Cities
Speakers:
  • Spencer Chan - Senior Manager, Business Development, Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Victor Yip - Co-founder & CEO, ReadyTravel.io
  • Grace Chan - General Manager (Innovation and Technology for Ageing), The Hong Kong Council of Social Services
Please note:

Austrade is recording this webinar session and may make the recorded version of the webinar (including all audio and visual elements) accessible to internal Austrade staff and the general public via the Austrade website and other communication means.

Costs:

These events are free, but participants must register. The registration confirmation email will include all webinar log-on information.

Registration:

Register online

For more information please contact:

Wilson Tang
Senior Business Development Manager, Austrade Hong Kong
E: wilson.tang@austrade.gov.au