HK holds summit to discuss development of biotech

Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-28 22:04:41|Editor: Li Xia
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HONG KONG, May 28 (Xinhua) -- Nobel and Turing Laureates Hong Kong Summit which features biotechnology was held here Tuesday, with over 500 professionals from biotech industry, biotech companies and finance circles gathering together to discuss the future of both global and Hong Kong biotech.

Addressing the summit, Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government, said that Hong Kong was looking forward to working with biotech talent to develop Hong Kong and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area as a world class innovation and technology hub.

Biotech is one of the areas where Hong Kong has a distinctive competitive advantage, said Chan. Apart from putting in substantial resources, Hong Kong has also rolled out a number of initiatives, one of which is to create a platform in the Science Park to attract top notch universities, research institutions and tech companies to come to Hong Kong to work with the government, universities and companies, he said.

At the summit, Nobel and Turing laureates shared their views on the future trends of biotech and computer science.

Nobel and Turing Laureates Hong Kong Summit was the first session of the International Innovation and Technology Hub Forum which was launched by Greater Bay Area Homeland Investments Limited.