Advances in science and technology have created a market hungry for software engineers. Catering to market demand, start-up Rocket Academy has introduced intensive programming education, offering online programming courses to train software engineering talents.
As technological changes bring prospects for disruption, attention is turning to Hong Kong, a global centre of innovation. The HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) gathers exhibitors and buyers from every sector in the confident expectation of game-changing technologies.
Innovation and technology (I&T) are important forces driving long-term economic development. The Hong Kong SAR Government has contacted more than 200 companies so far in its drive to attract innovative companies to the city, of which more than 25 had already settled or were planning to settle in Hong Kong, or expand their business scale in Hong Kong, with an investment of more than HK$17 billion (US$2.17 billion).
Cyberspace is rapidly supplanting physical space as a business environment. Even successful small firms need to put a lot of effort into navigating this setting, which is not only new, but growing and changing with amazing speed.
Those who were already in work during the heady 1990s, when simply tagging “.com” to the end of a brand name brought sky-high valuations, will also remember the blowout in the 2000s when most of the “dotcoms” vapourised leaving just a few to soar.
The Hong Kong Sports and Leisure Expo presents a variety of sports and leisure brands, products and experiences, along with a number of free trials for visitors to enjoy, providing a new shopping and leisure experience and a fun summer activity for all ages.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) helped the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) reach a research agreement with AI Medical Service (AIM) – a Japanese medical start-up which develops artificial intelligence (AI) endoscopic diagnostic technology – to accelerate development, promote it in Hong Kong and enhance clinical application in other Asian economies.