Visitors attend the Gerontech and Innovation Expo in Wan Chai. With an ageing population, Hong Kong needs to pay attention to “gerontechnology”. It will not only offer the community new ways to improve life for the elderly and those who care for them, but will also create opportunities for innovators, designers and the business sector. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong must not miss out on tech revolution for the elderly

Bernard Chan says the huge need for products catering to senior citizens has opened up many opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs, particularly in a population like ours that is ageing fast

Topic |   Ageing society

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Visitors attend the Gerontech and Innovation Expo in Wan Chai. With an ageing population, Hong Kong needs to pay attention to “gerontechnology”. It will not only offer the community new ways to improve life for the elderly and those who care for them, but will also create opportunities for innovators, designers and the business sector. Photo: Edward Wong
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