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ASTRI Day 2016 cum Memorandum Signing of CUHK-ASTRI Joint Lab Establishment 《2016應科院日 暨 中大-應科院聯合實驗室備忘錄簽訂儀式》

The Office of Research and Knowledge Transfer Services (ORKTS) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong sincerely thanks for your attendance of the captioned event. Please find below a brief review thereof.


  • (1) A signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CUHK and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) has successfully been held;
  • (2)  Opening remarks were given by Prof. Fanny Cheung (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, CUHK) and Dr. Franklin Tong (Chief Executive Officer, ASTRI).
  • (3) Overview sessions showcasing the R&D competences of ASTRI in the areas of FinTech5G Wireless Technologies and Intelligent Manufacturing have successfully been given by respective representative sof ASTRI: Dr. Duncan WongDr. Justin Chuang and Dr. Shi Xunqing Daniel;
  • (4) On-demand Breakout Matching Sessions for Professors and Research Students to explore research / technology commercialisation opportunities with ASTRI were held successfully at different locations near the event.
The MOU signing is to indicate the intention of the two institutes to establish a joint lab, to further strengthen CUHK’s collaboration with industry, and as an indication of CUHK’s vision to support innovation in Hong Kong. More information of the event is provided below: 

Date 28 Oct 2016 (Friday)
Time 10:00am - 13:10:pm
Venue LT2, G/F, Yasumoto Int'l Academic Park (Y.I.A.P.), CUHK_ 
Organiser ORKTS, CUHK / ASTRI_
香港中文大學研究及知識轉移服務處 / 香港應用科技研究院_
Enquiry Dr. Ken Chow, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +852 3943 1453 
Registration RSVP here for free (Light networking refreshments will be served) 
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Press Release (1) by CUHK (中文/ENG) (2) by ASTRI
Media Coverage (1) by telecom.paper (2) by Hong Kong Economic Times


Signing Photo Grid
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Networking Photo Grid


The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) was founded by the Hong Kong Government in 2000 with the mission of enhancing Hong Kong’s competitiveness in technology-based industries through applied research. ASTRI’s core R&D competences in various areas are organised under seven Technology Divisions, namely Communications Technologies, Electronics Components, IC Design (Analog), IC Design (Digital), Opto-electronics, Security and Data Sciences, and Intelligent Software and Systems. Five areas of applications including financial technologies, intelligent manufacturing, next generation network, health technologies, and smart city are identified for major pursuit.