Delegates from Singapore’s A*Star and EDB have fruitful discussion and exchange with ASTRI

Hong Kong and Singapore both strive for excellence in driving technological innovation. The cities are already recognised in the regional map as well as globally as key players in Financial Technologies (FinTech) development. On 11 January 2017, ASTRI received delegations from Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR) and Economic Development Board. The visiting teams had a deep and meaningful discussion exchanging views and experiences.

On behalf of ASTRI, Dr Frank Tong – Chief Executive Officer, Dr Meikei Ieong – Chief Technology Officer, Dr Thomas Liu – Vice President, Intelligent Manufacturing joined other R&D experts to welcome to Singapore delegations led by Mr Lim Chuan Poh – Chairman of A*STAR. Dr Tong gave an overview of ASTRI’s R&D direction and strategies, followed by ASTRI R&D experts’ presentation on initiatives in the area of intelligent manufacturing. The visit is expected to facilitate stronger collaboration between Hong Kong and Singapore in technology development.

Delegates from A*STAR  and Economic Development Board of Singapore visit ASTRI. Mr Lim Chuan Poh (5th from left), Chairman of A*STAR, Singapore and Dr Frank Tong (4th from left), Chief Executive Officer of ASTRI

Mr Lim Chuan Poh (2nd left) introduces A*STAR to  Dr Frank Tong (2nd from right), Chief Executive Officer of ASTRI