Realizing Hong Kong’s Innovation Potential in the Greater Bay Area

HKUST IEMS Thought Leadership Briefs No. 36

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Naubahar Sharif

Many stakeholders are concerned that Hong Kong is “losing its competitive edge”. A recent research report finds that non-positive interventionism no longer works and Hong Kong’s research funding model needs improvement. Hong Kong should rejuvenate technology development through high-level government leadership by informing government decision-making with professional and technical expertise,  nurturing human capital and technological talent and facilitating innovation collaboration between Hong Kong and especially the Greater Bay Area.

 

Reference

CAE-HKAES Report on the Integrative Development of Innovation and Technology in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. The Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Institute for Public Policy, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. October 2017. 

 

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