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FAST FACTS (2017-18)

Invention Disclosures

153

New Patent Applications Filed & Granted

244/143

Cumulative Active Pending Patent Applications and Granted Patents (As of 30 June 2018)

1390

No. of ITF Project Approved & Funding Awarded

36/116M

No. of Proof-of-Concept Projects Reviewed & Funded

14/9

No. of Teams Participating to HKUST 1M Dolar Entreprenurship Competition 2018

945

No. of Active Start-up or Spinoff Company

184

No. of New Startup in the Year

37

No. of Performance and Exhibition of Creative Works

99

No. of Public Lecture/Events

669

DEFINITIONS

Invention Disclosures

This refers to the number of inventions or software received and reviewed at HKUST including the satellite campus (FYTGS, SRI and FSLDCTR).
 

New Patent Applications Filed & Granted

This refers to the number of new HKUST and satellite campus patent applications filed and patents granted in the current year.
 

Cumulative Active Pending Patent Applications & Granted Patents

This refers to the cumulative number of active HKUST and satellite campus patent applications and patents granted.
 

No. of ITF Project Approved & Funding Awarded

This refers to the number of approved Innovation and Technology Fund project and funding awarded of HKUST.
 

No. of Proof-of-Concept Projects Reviewed & Funded

This refers to the number of PCF projects reviewed and funded.
 

No. of Teams Participating in HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition 2018

HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition is one of Entrepreneurship Center (EC)’s annual flagship events. It is a platform for the students and alumni to realize their business ideas into a real business.

No. of Active Start-up or Spinoff Company

Starting from 2017/18, the number of economically active start-up and spin-off companies affiliated with HKUST reported including the economically active start-up and spin-off companies being funded, incubated or coached by the entrepreneurship programs located in the Clear Water Bay Campus and Mainland Platforms. The entrepreneurship programs include the HKUST Entrepreneurship Program (EP), Technology Start-up Support Scheme for University (TSSSU) Program, HKUST U*STAR Program, Yeung Wing Yee Entrepreneurs Fund (YWYEF), HKUST Entrepreneurship Acceleration Fund, Alumni Endowment Fund (AEF) Student Start-up Grants, HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition, and programs under the Blue Bay Incubator and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (I&E Center) of HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute (SRI) in Shenzhen and other programs under Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute (FYTRI) in Nansha. For companies funded, incubated or coached by more than one programs or having offices in more than one location only counted once.

No. of New Startup in the Year

Starting from 2017/18, the number of start-ups newly set up affiliated with HKUST reported including new start-up companies being funded, incubated or coached by the entrepreneurship programs located in the Clear Water Bay Campus and Mainland Platforms. The entrepreneurship programs include the HKUST Entrepreneurship Program (EP), Technology Start-up Support Scheme for University (TSSSU) Program, HKUST U*STAR Program, Yeung Wing Yee Entrepreneurs Fund (YWYEF), HKUST Entrepreneurship Acceleration Fund, Alumni Endowment Fund (AEF) Student Start-up Grants, HKUST One Million Dollar Entrepreneurship Competition, and programs under the Blue Bay Incubator and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (I&E Center) of HKUST Shenzhen Research Institute (SRI) in Shenzhen and other programs under Guangzhou HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute (FYTRI) in Nansha. For companies funded, incubated or coached by more than one programs or having offices in more than one location only counted once.  

No. of Performance and Exhibition of Creative Works

This refers to events held at museums and galleries owned by HKUST as per the Common Data Collection Format (CDCF) requirements.
 

No. of Public Lectures/Events

This refers to events in which target audience are not from department/ faculty/ institution.
 

OTHER FIGURES

SRI R&D Achievements

Up to Dec.2015, SRI has 284 publications,4 postdoctoral at station,10 invention patents under application. There are 12 laboratories and undertaking 56 government research projects , 34 horizontal projects, and the contract value is over 1.9 billion.
 

FYTRI Achievements

  • Total Government granted and commercial projects: 490;
  • Total accumulated funding: over 400 million RMB; 
  • Driven enterprises’ R & D investment: over 900 million RMB;
  • Serviced nearly 100 enterprises, 250 projects.