Grooming the next generation of technology talents is one of the biggest challenges facing Hong Kong. ASTRI, the largest applied R&D institution in the city, takes on this challenge as part of its overall mission to enhance Hong Kong’s competitiveness in the technology-based sectors. A great milestone to that end accomplished today with ASTRI partnering with HKU Space. Dr Lucas Hui, ASTRI’s Senior Director of Security and Data Sciences, joined the MOU signing ceremony for this partnership. Mr Charles Mok, JP, Legislative Council Member; Professor William Lee, Director of HKU Space; and Mr Frankie Li, Director & Threat Analyst of DTL, joined the occasion too.
Through this partnership, ASTRI’s R&D experts will teach and train the students with practical and industry-relevant content. ASTRI’s Cyber Range facility will also allow the students for hands-on simulated exercise.
With its unique position within the FinTech ecosystem, ASTRI is connected to both the supply and demand ends of the value chain. ASTRI not only provides FinTech and Cybersecurity training to industry professionals and rising talents, it also uses the network across the industry and universities, to inspire potential talents to embrace FinTech as an inspiring career choice.
ASTRI launches one of the world’s largest C-V2X public road tests, promoting Smart Mobility to improve the city’s mobility competence while enhancing road safety and efficiency
(30 March 2021) The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) successfully launched one of the world’s largest cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) public road tests in Hong Kong today, to study and test the technology’s application scenarios on the roads of Hong Kong, as well as the network and infrastructure required for the application ...
ASTRI’s innovations win 23 accolades at Geneva Inventions
[Hong Kong, 24 March 2021] The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute has won a record 23 awards, comprising seven golds and 16 silvers, at the prestigious International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, a 100% success rate for inventions submitted ...
ASTRI hosts Smart City Forum with thought leaders and distinguished speakers
[Hong Kong, 23 March 2021] The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) has hosted a Smart City Forum in which government, business and thought leaders shared their views on the essential collaboration for a smart city and what a “tech-backed” sustainable future looks like for Hong Kong as the territory is moving full steam ahead on its journey to become a world famed Smart City ...
ASTRI and CUHK Pull Together to Launch Smart City Technology Oriented Practitioner Programme
The Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Faculty of Engineering of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) today (2 March) on implementing a Smart City Technology Oriented Practitioner (TOP) programme for up to 30 master students in the Faculty of Engineering of CUHK ...
ASTRI Supports Financial Secretary’s Budget 2021-22 and Welcomes Continued Commitment to Innovation & Technology Development in Hong Kong
(Hong Kong, 25 February 2021) The Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) has expressed its full support for the Financial Secretary’s 2021-22 Budget and welcomed the continued commitment to the development of innovation and technology (I&T) in Hong Kong ...