Knowledge Transfer at HKUST
Definition (From UGC's)
The systems and processes by which knowledge, including technology, know-how, expertise and skills are transferred between HKUST and society, leading to innovative, profitable or economic or social improvements.
We foster a university-wide culture of Knowledge Transfer to advance societal impact.
To be the exemplary institution in Knowledge Transfer for the best talents to congregate and collaborate while maintaining academic rigor and integrity.
Approved by Council (13 Oct 2017)
Vice-President for Research and Development
The Office of Knowledge Transfer (OKT) was established in 2014 and comprises the Technology Transfer Center (TTC), the HKUST R and D Corporation Limited (RDC) and the Entrepreneurship Center (EC). The OKT and its constituent units work with a range of stakeholders including government departments, the University Grants Committee, industries, NGOs, faculty, staff, students and alumni to promote, support and facilitate the University’s technology transfer and entrepreneurship endeavors.
The OKT, under the leadership of Prof. Enboa Wu, the Associate Vice-President (Knowledge Transfer), provides overall coordination for knowledge transfer activities at HKUST’s Clear Water Bay campus and Guangzhou campus, respectively.