Building on the success of the first "Disney-HKUST Grant for Technology and Well-Being" in 2016, The Walt Disney Company (Hong Kong) ("Disney") once again joins forces with HKUST School of Engineering to encourage creative inventions designed to give back to the local community in Hong Kong. This year, Disney has committed a total grant of HK$356,000 to fund the development of the creative yet affordable projects that aim to enhance the daily lives of physically challenged individuals and improve the health and well-being of the general public.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) organized Aero Day on 24 April on campus to introduce the present and future development of the aviation industry and the career opportunities offered in the field.
The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) are joining hands to establish the France-HKUST Innovation Hub. Mr Eric Berti, Consul General of France, and Prof Tony F Chan, President of HKUST, attended the inauguration ceremony on March 24, 2017 at the HKUST Lee Shau Kee Campus.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) celebrated on November 5, 2016 the opening of the Academy for Bright Future Young Engineers, where engineering students at HKUST will be given the opportunities to mentor and engage secondary school students in various engineering workshops, to spark their interests in technology and instill in them an engineering frame of mind.