Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region
pdf icone
[size: 4.04 Mb]
Big boost for Innovation and Technology - Spring 2017

INDEX (read the following stories in the attached document):


  • Big boost for Innovation and Technology

Innovation, Research and Technology

  • 'Hong Kong has world class universities and research capability';
  • Hong Kong-made advanced robot surgeon paves the way for non-invasive surgery
  • Breakthrough flu test developed at Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Hong Kong professor wins Grand Prix at 44th International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva
  • StartmeupHK Festival with Elon Musk – Start-up boom in Hong Kong
  • French Tech Hong Kong launched
  • French Fintech Delegation visits Hong Kong

International Co-operation

  • HKETO, Brussels celebrates the Year of the Monkey in 11 European cities
  • Luxembourg's Minister of Finance attends Asian Financial Forum
  • France's Minister of Finance and Public Accounts visits Hong Kong

Transport and Tourism

  • Civil aviation authorities of China, Hong Kong and Macao enhance co-operation on PRD traffic planning
  • New Director-General of Civil Aviation
  • HKIA named 'Airport of the Year';
  • Cruise Terminals welcome 'three queens';
  • Airport Authority welcomes Government's approval for third runway plans


  • Industrial designer Michael Young's Hong Kong success story
  • Hong Kong designers at Paris Fashion Week
  • Architect and designer Andre Fu named 'Creator of the Year';


  • China's Belt and Road Initiative
  • How Hong Kong can help European countries to seize Belt and Road opportunities
  • Business seminars in Barcelona, Brussels, Bucharest, Madrid, Rome & Venice


  • Hong Kong to host 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

News in Brief

  • Success of Hong Kong-France Working Holiday Scheme
  • Hong Kong ranked World's Freest Economy
  • Hong Kong's MacLehose Trail named one of the best hikes in the world
  • Detector dogs help in fight against smuggled ivory
  • Hong Kong company wins innovation prize at Wearable Technologies World Cup


  • Italian company in Hong Kong restores Bruce Lee classics
  • Chinese and American film and entertainment giants form joint venture
  • Dragon Film Festival in Florence and Prato pays tribute to Simon Yam


  • Hong Kong comics artist Li Chi-tak in solo exhibition at Angoulême Comics Festival


  • M+ Sigg Collection exhibition offers a glimpse of what will be shown in
  • Hong Kong's new museum 
  • Ink Asia, the first international art fair dedicated to contemporary ink art
  • Art Central presents cutting-edge works
  • Monet exhibition is highlight of Le French May
  • Portuguese artist holds multi-site exhibition 

Back cover

  • Don't miss the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Antwerp and Dublin !


pdf icone
[size: 4.04 Mb]