As a leading creative hub in Asia, Hong Kong is a natural design centre. And Mainland China, the factory of the world, is a natural outlet for Hong Kong’s design talents. China’s Anhui province, just inland of the Yangtze Delta, is eager to take on Hong Kong designs. The province is a rapidly growing smart manufacturing centre and Hefei is the site of the country’s first Advanced Technology Application and Promotion Centre.
Renewable energy technology is developing at bullet-train speed in Hong Kong and Mainland China, where preparations for the upcoming COP28 United Nations Climate Change conference in the United Arab Emirates in late November are on the fast track.
Jointly organised by the Hong Kong SAR Government and Hong Kong Trade Development Council, BIP Asia Forum on 7-8 December assembles intellectual property professionals and business leaders from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in the IP world, and explore business collaboration opportunities.
A Hong Kong start-up, which introduced its cutting-edge extended reality (XE) technologies at FILMART earlier this year, will return in the next edition on 11-14 March 2024 to showcase innovative solutions and extend its presence in Mainland China to serve surging demand.
Eyewear that talks, briefs agents on top-secret missions, shoots laser beams and more has long been a staple of science fiction, but now smart glasses are moving off the silver screen and on to the high street.
Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investing has moved into the mainstream and, at US$53 trillion, could account for one third of assets under management as soon as 2025, based on data from Bloomberg.