The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the evolution of robots from single-task factory workers to versatile helpers in hospitals, homes, hospitality venues and offices.
05 January 2022
Robots have been making only a slow move from the factory floor into homes, shops and offices. This is because industrial robots have a narrow range of tasks while those operating in human spaces need to deal with open-ended situations.More
Catering companies are often left with surplus food at the end of the day, but an innovative app cuts waste while expanding the customer base.
31 December 2021
Most restaurants, bakers and caterers cannot make exactly the right amount of food they need to produce and must discard some of their output at the end of each day. Considering the food shortages in much of the world, worries over pollution and landfill capacity, a group of Hong Kong entrepreneurs set about addressing the day-end food waste problem.More
High-tech extinguishing equipment is blazing a trail through the Mainland China market.
29 December 2021
With the growing popularity of high‑tech applications involving big data, cloud computing, mobile internet and geographic information, the smart fire-protection industry has been making tremendous progress in Mainland China. Numerous technology firms and manufacturers have devoted considerable financial resources to the research and development of related equipment and technology. The intense competition in the industry has, in turn, driven the further expansion of the market.More
Navigating the transformation to a sustainable, globalised and high-tech world is a key issue in 2022 and Asia’s premier financial forum will point the way.
21 December 2021
The key concerns of the financial world in 2022 will be the environment – particularly climate change – along with lightning-fast changes in the global geopolitical environment and the even faster evolution of financial technology.More
As a global hub, Hong Kong quickly feels the impact of changes sweeping the globe and is having to respond nimbly.
14 December 2021
As a global hub, Hong Kong serves extremely fast moving and volatile planet. The world is pivoting from its old power centres in Europe and North America towards Asia, while global leaders pledge to upend the centuries-old dependence on fossil fuels within decades and countries continue to struggle against persistent waves of COVID-19.More
With a young, 84m-strong population and centred in a fast-growing region, Turkey offers many e-commerce opportunities.
07 December 2021
Straddling Europe and Asia and awash with history, Turkey offers exporters in Hong Kong and Mainland China a large, young and willing-to-spend population, a recent Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) webinar heard.More
Hong Kong and the GBA are ideally placed to serve as a global centre for biotech and healthtech development.
01 December 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic and lightning-fast development of vaccines, as well as coordinated global efforts to slow the spread of the disease, emphasised the need for a unified effort to combat health threats.More
Noting the flood of documents an IPO candidate needs to handle, this Hong Kong start-up is seeking to ease the pain.
26 November 2021
As companies stream to market, planning initial public offerings (IPO) in the global financial hub of Hong Kong, demand for document processing is rising strongly. Software-developing start-up Wizpresso is looking to capitalise on this trend by helping bankers and lawyers potentially reduce listing-document verification time as much as 75%.More
Perfectly positioned to lead global healthtech development, Hong Kong hosted the inaugural Asia Summit on Global Health.
25 November 2021
Hong Kong’s population – well-educated, technologically sophisticated and simultaneously growing richer and older – underlines the situation in Asia as a whole, which has driven the rapid development of biotechnology and medical technology in the region.More