Inauguration of the "France HKUST Innovation Hub" [fr]
The beginning of great collaborations: Professor Tony Chan (President of HKUST) and Mr Eric Berti (Consul General of France), attended the inauguration ceremony on 24 March 2017 at HKUST
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau have officially establish the France-HKUST Innovation Hub, which aim is to provide a one-stop platform to enhance partnerships and strengthen the linkage between French and Hong Kong innovation partners in education, science and technology.
HKUST has forged over the years, close ties with the French academic network to co-develop engineering postgraduate studies (e.g. with École nationale de l’aviation civile (ENAC), CentraleSupélec and École nationale supérieure des mines de Saint-Étienne).
French companies (over 20 companies were present at this ceremony) are also keen to recruit Asian talents and develop technological cooperation projects with Hong Kong.
As a valuable and important strategic partnership between France and HKUST, the Innovation Hub will provide opportunities for students to nurture their creativity and benefit from the experience of some of France’s most successful innovative
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