A Hong Kong start-up offers urban flat dwellers a chance to grow their own vegetables using innovative hydroponic kits and seed capsules.
07 March 2022
Agriculture may not be the first thing to come to mind when considering industries in the very urban Hong Kong, but one start-up is turning to a smart device that lets users experience the joy of growing food in the comfort of their homes.More
As it emerges as a world-leading biotech hub, Melbourne sees Hong Kong’s DesignInspire as an ideal networking opportunity.
03 March 2022
Melbourne grew explosively in the mid-19th century following the discovery of gold in Victoria, and the city later found its feet as a wool export hub. By the 21st century, Melbourne had developed into a resource and life-sciences hub, continuing to update its capabilities.More
A Hong Kong technology enterprise has taken the opportunity to explore overseas markets amid the pandemic.
02 March 2022
In order to accelerate the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) to create an intelligent manufacturing industry, Hong Kong-based innovation and technology company Nexsen sees Industry 4.0 as an opportunity to actively expand into offshore markets.More
A boutique fashion house has found success through social media and expansion into Japan, aided by the HKTDC’s T-box programme.
28 February 2022
As consumers became more cautious during the COVID-19 pandemic, a high-end fashion retailer moved forward by diversifying its offerings and expanding abroad with the help of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).More
A Hong Kong start-up is creating autonomous plastic gathering robot swarms which could clean up the world’s waterways.
25 February 2022
Plastic pollution in oceans, rivers, harbours and lakes has become a hot-button issue around the world, including in Hong Kong where most people live and work near waterways and see the problem every day.More
An insurtech start-up has established a branch in the Qianhai economic cooperation zone to kick-start a nationwide expansion, tapping the huge market.
23 February 2022
Many insurance technology (insurtech) firms are putting a premium on the Mainland China market, where an increasingly affluent and tech-savvy population looks likely to fuel strong demand for online insurance products and services. Just ask OneDegree group, an insurtech headquartered in Hong Kong.More
An Israeli-based start-up is bringing large-scale market advantages to any size of trading house, from the smallest to international power houses.
22 February 2022
Stocks, bonds and futures in everything from financial instruments, coffee to gold and hydrocarbons used to be traded in open-outcry exchanges – an apt name considering the organised chaos in the pits. Scenes of traders clad in bright jackets yelling bids amid a blizzard of ticker tape and order slips made for good news footage, but the business model was ill-suited to the digital age.More
APRU - network of leading universities connects technology development hubs across the Pacific Rim
18 February 2022
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players,” wrote William Shakespeare in As You Like It. Substitute “screen” for stage and that quote remains as apt four centuries after the play’s first performance.More
A Hong Kong start-up brings top oncologist services to Mainland China and ASEAN patients through telemedicine.
16 February 2022
Aurora Tele-Oncology (ATO) hopes to light up recovery prospects for cancer patients through what is believed to be Hong Kong’s first oncology telemedicine platform, where they can seek advice from specialists online.More