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    Foxconn and City University Hong Kong establish research centre

    City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) and the Hon Hai Research Institute of the Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) jointly established the Foxconn-CityUHK Joint Research Centre. The aim of the centre is to combine the scientific research efforts of industry and the academic sector to advance innovative research projects in artificial intelligence, semiconductor, next-generation communications, information security and quantum computing. 

The opening ceremony of the joint research centre was held on 12 June. Officiating guests included Professor Freddy Boey, President of CityUHK; Dr Lee Wei-bin, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Information Security Research Centre of the Hong Hai Research Institute; Professor Ma Wei Ying, Huiyan Chair Professor and Chief Scientist of the Institute of AI Industry Research at Tsinghua University; Professor Kuo Tei-wei, Chief Technology Officer, Delta Electronics; Professor Lee Chun-sing, Provost and Deputy President of CityUHK; and Professor Wang Jianping, Associate Provost (Academic Affairs) of CityUHK and Director of the joint research centre, among others.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, President Boey said, “We are honoured that CityUHK has been chosen as the first university partner of the Hon Hai Research Institute globally to work together to establish a joint research centre. This collaboration signifies the shared vision of CityUHK and the Hon Hai Research Institute to address the challenges of our times through innovative research. The joint research centre will serve as a collaborative platform for the elites from industry and the academic sector to nurture innovative ideas and advance the development of innovation and technology.”

Dr Lee said, “The Hon Hai Research Institute will continue to work closely with CityUHK. We hope that the joint research centre will contribute to breakthroughs in the future development of innovation and technology.”

CityUHK representatives and the Hon Hai Research Institute delegation visited the joint research centre after the opening ceremony to conduct further discussions on the future direction of the centre.

    City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) and the Hon Hai Research Institute of the Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) jointly established the Foxconn-CityUHK Joint Research Centre. The aim of the centre is to combine the scientific research efforts of industry and the academic sector to advance innovative research projects in artificial intelligence, semiconductor, next-generation communications, information security and quantum computing. 

    The opening ceremony of the joint research centre was held on 12 June. Officiating guests included Professor Freddy Boey, President of CityUHK; Dr Lee Wei-bin, Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Information Security Research Centre of the Hong Hai Research Institute; Professor Ma Wei Ying, Huiyan Chair Professor and Chief Scientist of the Institute of AI Industry Research at Tsinghua University; Professor Kuo Tei-wei, Chief Technology Officer, Delta Electronics; Professor Lee Chun-sing, Provost and Deputy President of CityUHK; and Professor Wang Jianping, Associate Provost (Academic Affairs) of CityUHK and Director of the joint research centre, among others.

    Speaking at the opening ceremony, President Boey said, “We are honoured that CityUHK has been chosen as the first university partner of the Hon Hai Research Institute globally to work together to establish a joint research centre. This collaboration signifies the shared vision of CityUHK and the Hon Hai Research Institute to address the challenges of our times through innovative research. The joint research centre will serve as a collaborative platform for the elites from industry and the academic sector to nurture innovative ideas and advance the development of innovation and technology.”

    Dr Lee said, “The Hon Hai Research Institute will continue to work closely with CityUHK. We hope that the joint research centre will contribute to breakthroughs in the future development of innovation and technology.”

    CityUHK representatives and the Hon Hai Research Institute delegation visited the joint research centre after the opening ceremony to conduct further discussions on the future direction of the centre.