Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a symposium last April titled “Hong Kong Repositioning: Developing an International Innovation and Technology Hub”. Photo: Felix Wong
Ken Chu
Opinion

Opinion

Ken Chu

It’s not too late for Hong Kong to become an R&D innovation powerhouse. Here’s how

  • Hong Kong needs to spend more on R&D, spend it better and more quickly, and encourage greater participation from businesses and universities
  • Mainland China has a cogent and thriving national innovation ecosystem – Hong Kong should see how it can more closely assimilate into this

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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks at a symposium last April titled “Hong Kong Repositioning: Developing an International Innovation and Technology Hub”. Photo: Felix Wong
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Ken Chu

Ken Chu

Ken Chu (LLD) is the chairman and CEO of Mission Hills Group with businesses in hospitality, leisure, entertainment, sports, wellness and education in China. Born in Hong Kong, he graduated from the Western University in Canada. He feels fortunate to have witnessed the success of China’s economic reform, and firmly believes Hong Kong will continue to be a leading global metropolis.