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CONFERENCE CO-ORGANIZED BY IAS
Asia-Pacific Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems (APCIEE)
Date : 2 - 5 Dec 2019
Venue : Hong Kong Science Park

Background

World-class research universities are the incubators of scientific and technological discoveries. They are one of the essential drivers for the growth of innovation. In the Asia Pacific, there are a growing number of research universities that are ranked among the global top 100, and they are engaged in cutting-edge research that is vital to achieving the vision of creating innovation and entrepreneurship hubs in the region.

In partnership with the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), the Institute for Public Policy (IPP) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) will host an inaugural Asia-Pacific Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems (APCIEE) in this coming December. The conference aims at creating a venue for critical dialogues focusing on nurturing innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems and inspiring collaboration across disciplines, sectors, and geographies. Bringing together thought leadership and key stakeholders, the conference will bridge the knowledge gap between researchers, policy-makers, business leaders, university leaders, entrepreneurs and investors on the pressing issues of converting existing strengths of research universities into resources that catalyze innovation.

 

Themes

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) Entrepreneurship in Construction Industry
  Artificial Intelligence (AI) Entrepreneurship in Health Care Industry
  Challenges and Opportunities of Entrepreneurship in the Greater Bay Area
  Making Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems Work
  Role of Research Universities in Innovation-led Economic Growth

 

Co-organizers:

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The University of Hong Kong
The Association of Pacific Rim Universities

 

About the Conference 

For more information, please click here for the APCIEE website.


Registration

For registration, please click here.
 

  

HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study
Enquiries: ias@ust.hk / 2358 5912
http://ias.ust.hk

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