Areas of Excellence

Information Technology

Information Technology

Total Funding Approved

  • HK$51M

Project Time-Frame

  • 2000-2005

Coordinating Institution

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Prof. Roland Chin)

Building on the proven strengths of world-class researchers and the excellent facilities of each university in information technology, the project aims to put Hong Kong on the world map as one of the key players in information technology, thereby contributing to the transformation of Hong Kong into an information technology society with a strong value-added economy. This collaborative effort of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and The University of Hong Kong will achieve its mission through the promotion of information technology education; the conduct of high impact research and development projects including networking technology, multi-media technology and Internet applications; and the transfer of relevant technology to the commercial world.