A delegation of China Resources Microelectronics Ltd (CR Micro) and Zhongchen Investment Holding (Zhongchen) visited ASTRI today and witnessed a number of its smart city, FinTech and semiconductor R&D applications. Led by Mr Du Wenmin, Chairman of CR Micro and Mr Huang Jian – Chairman of the Zhongchen, the delegation also included Mr Chen Nanxiang – Deputy Chairman of CR Micro, Mr Zhang Shenwen – General Manager of CR Micro and Mr Yang Jun – General Manager of Zhongchen. Mr Wong Ming-yam – ASTRI’s Chairman, Mr Hugh Chow – Chief Executive Officer, and Dr MeiKei Ieong – Chief Technology Officer welcomed the delegation to ASTRI premises and showed them around different R&D facilities including the Smart City Innovation Centre.
The visit’s agenda included exploring collaboration opportunities in the area of high-end advanced technologies. Dr MeiKei Ieong briefed the delegation on ASTRI’s work in the Hong Kong branch of the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre that specialises in Application Specific Integrated Circuit Systems. In addition, other R&D experts demonstrated innovative applications and solutions on naked-eye 3D technology, artificial intelligence and robotics, Blockchain, Connected Cars and Smart Pole, Palm Fusion Biometric Authentication, as well as applications of 5G and other next generation network technologies.
Exchanges and discussions during the visit stressed the importance of bringing together high-tech talents from Hong Kong and the Mainland especially for the development innovation and technology in the Greater Bay Area. This will enable prolific innovation in high-end advanced technologies, while strengthening commercialisation and technology transfers.
Commenting on the visit, Mr Wong Ming-yam, ASTRI’s Chairman said, “Outstanding R&D capabilities is one of Hong Kong’s strength areas. Through strong collaboration, different players in the Hong Kong innovation and technology ecosystem can leverage each other’s capabilities, leading to maximised delivery and commercialisation of innovative technologies and solutions.”
The two sides will engage further to explore various possible options to develop innovative R&D and solutions, and to actively commercialise technologies in the Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Bay Area.
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