Inspired by the heat-resistant silver ants found in the Sahara Desert, Hong Kong start-up i2Cool Technology has developed iPaint, a patented cooling paint that can greatly reduce building power consumption and accelerate the city’s efforts to achieve carbon neutrality.
As populations age and grow wealthier, and with birth rates in decline, the world has seen a strong growth in demand for healthcare in recent years. The outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020 gave a new urgency to the need to improve accessibility to healthcare and advance treatment outcomes.
Start-ups work with limited resources and have a wide range of needs – from finance and research and development (R&D) facilities to bespoke manufacturing. One of the best ways they can move ahead is by, quite literally siting themselves in the best possible geographical region.
A year and a half after the COVID-19 pandemic started impacting activities around the world, big events now appear to be back with a bang and their success – or otherwise – will prove something of a litmus test for the potential relaunch of the exhibition sector as a whole.
Half a century ago overseas visitors to Hong Kong could take trips to ridges in the northern New Territories, where they would stand and look across the hazy forested hills into the mystery territory of Guangdong.
Mainland China is upgrading and transforming its manufacturing industry by spearheading development in such fields as 5G telecoms and big data systems, creating opportunities in technology, smart equipment and production services industries.
The factory of the world is fast becoming the sustainable factory of the world as manufacturers in Mainland China adopt green manufacturing and churn out environmentally friendly products and services.