Ben Goertzel, chief scientist at Hong Kong Science Park-based Hanson Robotics, presents Han the robot at a conference in July 2017. The Science Park will administer HK$40 billion of the funding allocated to the promotion of innovation and technology in the budget. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s budget funding for innovation is a smart start

John Timpany says the investment in innovation and technology in the 2018 budget is a positive step towards Hong Kong’s smart city ambitions by funding space for hi-tech businesses and the recruitment and training of talent

Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2018-2019

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Ben Goertzel, chief scientist at Hong Kong Science Park-based Hanson Robotics, presents Han the robot at a conference in July 2017. The Science Park will administer HK$40 billion of the funding allocated to the promotion of innovation and technology in the budget. Photo: Nora Tam
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