Under the IT Innovation Lab programme, each of Hong Kong’s 519 secondary schools would be granted HK$1 million to procure information technology equipment and related services. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong to spend HK$45 billion grooming the next leaders of technology and boosting innovation

  • More than 500 secondary schools to receive HK$1 million to deepen students’ knowledge of subjects such as AI, cloud computing and big data
  • Education seen as key to city’s innovation and technology development – and its dream of becoming a global tech hub
Topic |   Hong Kong Budget 2018-2019

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Under the IT Innovation Lab programme, each of Hong Kong’s 519 secondary schools would be granted HK$1 million to procure information technology equipment and related services. Photo: David Wong
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Cannix Yau

Cannix Yau

Cannix joined the Post in 2014 after many years in journalism and some years working for legislators. She is interested in issues related to social justice and won SOPA's Excellence in Reporting Award in 2005.