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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is the largest government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong, with total student numbers of more than 32,000. Through its 6 faculties and 2 schools, the University connects education and research to the real world as manifested in its motto "To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind". Its applied research and innovations have been applauded and honored worldwide for meeting the evolving needs of society and making the world we live in a better place. The University has also maintained a close partnership with industrial and commercial sectors, and collaborated with numerous universities worldwide in order to contribute to the society with its expertise, state-of-the-art technology and resources. Celebrating its 80th anniversary, PolyU has always had a clearly defined role to provide quality education and support to technology and research development in a way that mirrors the socio-economic development of Hong Kong.


Being one of the strategic areas of development at PolyU, the Innovation and Technology Development Office (ITDO) at PolyU is commissioned to provide and maintain an effective, sustainable intellectual property management system for the needs of PolyU, and to facilitate technology development and collaborative research to cope with PolyU’s mission on innovation, application and knowledge transfer.



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The University of Hong Kong (HKU) was founded in 1911 and is the territory’s oldest institution of higher learning. Today, it is an internationally recognized, research led, comprehensive and English-medium teaching university with 10 faculties. It provides world-class, campus-based education in a wide range of academic disciplines which attract the best local and international students.


As a leading international institution of higher learning in Asia, HKU strives to attract and nurture outstanding scholars from around the world through excellence and innovation in teaching and learning, research and knowledge exchange, contributing to the advancement of society and the development of leaders through a global presence, regional significance and engagement with the rest of China.


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In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education. In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).


Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees. It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students. Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning. HKBU aspires to be a caring university of learning and research excellence in Asia for the world.


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