The Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Professor Sun Dong, will depart for a visit to Germany tomorrow (June 10) late evening to promote exchanges and collaboration on innovation and technology (I&T) development between Hong Kong and Germany.
During Professor Sun's visit to Germany, he will give a keynote speech on Hong Kong's attractiveness and the Government's support for start-ups at the opening ceremony of the AsiaBerlin Summit 2023. This flagship event, held between June 12 and 15, is the annual summit of year-long AsiaBerlin activities where policymakers, startups and investors meet to discuss the newest tech trends and cross-border collaboration between Asia and Berlin.
Professor Sun will also meet with local I&T leaders and tech companies to learn about the latest developments in advanced manufacturing and tech industries in Germany, and introduce to them investment and business opportunities in the I&T area in Hong Kong. He will visit a local university and research organisations.
Professor Sun will return to Hong Kong in the morning on June 16. During his absence, the Under Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Ms Lillian Cheong, will be the Acting Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry.
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