A Start-up Express winner has found a ready market for its technology which monitors body metrics such as pulse and blood pressure.
21 April 2022
Restrictions on movement and face-to-face interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic have created demand for remote health monitoring, particularly for vulnerable people such as those living in residential care homes. Hong Kong start-up PanopticAI is stepping into this breach, and the enterprise’s efforts made it a 2021 winner of Start-up Express, an entrepreneurship development programme run by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).More
An Israeli start-up is trialling its digital amblyopia cure in Shanghai.
13 April 2022
Good vision is critical for children’s development, which makes early diagnosis and treatment of eye-related problems important. But eye specialists are familiar with issues associated with testing young children’s vision as the charts can be hard to understand, especially for toddlers.More
The illumination showcase will join six other spring events, postponed amid the fifth wave of the pandemic, in July’s International Sourcing Show.
11 April 2022
The International Sourcing Show (ISS), running from 5-8 July 2022, aims to bring smarter sourcing and better living. The show consolidates seven fairs that the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) had originally planned for April but needed to reschedule amid the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong. The themes of the combined show are Healthy Living, Smart Living, Stylish Living and Sustainable Living.More
An Israeli company’s smart driver monitoring system can alert drivers to drowsiness and other factors that might impede safety.
06 April 2022
Single-vehicle collisions on remote roads late at night; a highway crash caused by a driver texting while driving; a truck that veered off the road at the end of its driver’s 12-hour shift. A single thread runs through these sad and familiar scenarios – driver inattention.More
A Hong Kong entrepreneur spotted a gap in the market for a fragrant, sustainable and skin-friendly hand sanitiser.
04 April 2022
During the COVID-19 pandemic, bottles of hand sanitiser have become ubiquitous in Hong Kong homes, offices and handbags. Sales have surged since the outbreak began in early 2020 and the Asia-Pacific hand sanitiser market is expected to expand at a 14.4% compound annual growth rate between 2020 and 2026, according to KBV Research.More
One of Asia’s premier electronics exhibitions, the HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair, has been moved to July due to the pandemic, along with six other spring fairs.
04 April 2022
The International Sourcing Show, running from 5-8 July 2022, aims to bring smarter sourcing and better living. The show consolidates seven fairs which the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) had originally planned for April but needed to be rescheduled amid the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong. The themes of the combined show are Healthy Living, Smart Living, Stylish Living and Sustainable Living.More
No one doubts the importance of marketing in the metaverse and riding the Web 3.0 wave – but how does a company get started?
01 April 2022
Just as our view of the universe has changed radically over time – from a flat earth under a dome of sky to a planet on a solar system in one of hundreds of billions of galaxies – so our perception of the rapidly evolving metaverse is shifting constantly. Only in the case of the metaverse its actual state is evolving along with our perceptions.More