HKSTP’s second cohort of “Technology Leaders of Tomorrow” programme launches to nurture high expertise into future leaders for the resilient I&T business

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is internet hosting Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 (the Expo) from 18 March until 24 March 2021, providing a file excessive quantity of 2,400-plus I&T jobs, greater than double from 2020 in a present of energy for Hong Kong’s thriving I&T ecosystem. The Hong Kong’s largest I&T jobs truthful noticed 23,000 guests from 72 areas and 89,000 complete pageviews recorded for the reason that launch of the digital platform right now, representing sturdy curiosity and broad participation from native and abroad I&T expertise.

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Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 featured an interactive digital platform permitting job seekers and tech firms to satisfy just about at Hong Kong’s largest tech jobs truthful which sees a file quantity of 2,400+ job alternatives and 270+ taking part companies. (Photo: Business Wire)

This 12 months’s Expo featured 100 extra taking part firms than 2020, with over 270 massive companies, expertise firms and startups providing vacancies with sturdy demand in AI and robotics, biotech, fintech, and knowledge and sensible metropolis. Of these positions, 85% have been expertise and R&D-related roles, such as AI engineers, knowledge scientists, biomedical researchers, software program builders, and UX/UI designers. This 12 months’s theme “The Future is Yours” displays the once-in-a-generation alternative for younger expertise to kick-start a profession in innovation and expertise, throughout a time the place accelerated digital transformation has impacted all industries and spurred file demand throughout all sectors for tech expertise, data-centric expertise and capabilities.

Albert Wong, CEO, HKSTP mentioned: “The pandemic continues to pose challenges to various industries, but this year’s record number of job opportunities and participating companies at the Virtual Career Expo proves the strength, resilience and growth opportunity of Hong Kong’s I&T ecosystem. This is a great opportunity for local and global talent to jumpstart their careers in a fast growing and influential sector which will have a pivotal role in creating a better future for us all.”

A stellar forged of business leaders and younger innovators be a part of the seven-day Expo to share views on how I&T will prepared the ground in shaping Hong Kong for an period of digital enterprise and rework the best way we work, stay and play. Speakers embrace: Paul Chan, Financial Secretary, HKSAR Government; Alfred Sit, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, HKSAR Government; Dr Sunny Chai, Chairman, HKSTP; Albert Wong, CEO, HKSTP; Prof Dennis Lo, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Annabel Hua, Executive Director and Senior Vice President, Comba Telecom; Prof Wise Young, Chairman, Mononuclear Therapeutics; Jimmy Tao, Managing Director and CEO, Vitargent; Jonathan Cheung, Co-founder and Co-CEO, Inovo Robotics; and Haoqi Wang, expertise of HKSTP Technology Leaders of Tomorrow programme.

The Expo is offering an distinctive alternative for employers to draw worldwide I&T expertise. Participating firms can converse with potential hires at their digital exhibition cubicles on the interactive platform to carry on-demand stay chats, webcasts and shows.

Concurrent to the Expo, HKSTP is launching the second cohort of its extremely profitable Technology Leaders of Tomorrow (TLT) programme underneath HKSTP InnoAcademy. In collaboration with over 20 main companies, TLT goals to nurture future expertise leaders in Hong Kong. The programme affords expertise a 2-month HKSTP internship and then a 24-month full-time R&D function at one of the associate firms. TLT is open to purposes from March 18 to April 15 for aspiring current science or engineering college graduates.

Hong Kong Science Park Virtual Career Expo 2021 by the numbers:
(As of 18 Mar 3:30pm)

  • 2,400+ job alternatives

  • 270+ tech firms taking part

  • 51% firms with workplaces in GBA and abroad

  • 23,000 guests from 72 areas

  • 85% jobs in areas of expertise and R&D

  • 71% jobs at entry stage, 24% at center stage

  • 67% jobs for bachelor’s holders

  • 14% jobs for doctorate holders

About Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation

Comprising Science Park, InnoCentre and Industrial Estates, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) is a statutory physique devoted to constructing a vibrant innovation and expertise ecosystem to attach stakeholders, nurture expertise abilities, facilitate collaboration, and catalyse improvements to ship social and financial advantages to Hong Kong and the area.

Established in May 2001, HKSTP has been driving the event of Hong Kong right into a regional hub for innovation and progress in a number of centered clusters together with Electronics, Information & Communications Technology, Green Technology, Biomedical Technology, Materials and Precision Engineering. We allow science and expertise firms to nurture concepts, innovate and develop, supported by our R&D amenities, infrastructure, and market-led laboratories and technical centres with skilled assist companies. We additionally provide worth added companies and complete incubation programmes for expertise start-ups to speed up their progress.

Technology companies profit from our specialised companies and infrastructure at Science Park for utilized analysis and product improvement; enterprises can discover inventive design assist at InnoCentre; whereas skill-intensive companies are served by our three industrial estates at Tai Po, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Long. More details about HKSTP is out there at www.hkstp.org.

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Contacts

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Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
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