HKBU and Tsinghua to collaborate on translational research in China’s Greater Bay Area
07 Mar 2019
HKBU and the Research Institute of Tsinghua, Pearl River Delta (Tsinghua-PRD) have established a research collaboration partnership. With funding, space and policy support from the Guangzhou Municipal Government, the partnership aims to facilitate the commercialisation of HKBU research with the technology incubation resources in Guangzhou. HKBU is the first local tertiary institution to collaborate and sign an agreement with Tsinghua-PRD under the Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
At a signing ceremony on 6 March 2019, the two institutions signed a partnership MOU and an affiliated research collaboration agreement.
As the first collaborative project under the partnership, Tsinghua-PRD will invest RMB5 million in support of the commercialisation of a novel antimicrobial susceptibility testing system invented at HKBU.
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