A data-focused expo in London revealed the next leap forward will be delivered by machine learning, tapping into the fast-growing big data store.
06 May 2022
Two years ago, Big Data & AI World was the last trade show welcoming visitors to the ExCel exhibition and convention centre prior to the United Kingdom succumbing to its first COVID-19 lockdown. The ensuing period proved to be an exciting one in terms of digital transformation, with more and more businesses going online throughout the course of the outbreak.More
A Hong Kong research team drew inspiration from Hollywood to develop “slime robots” that could offer multiple medical applications.
05 May 2022
The parasitic alien life form is a favourite theme for sci-fi film producers – the Venom and Alien series are two examples that come to mind. In a case of science imitating art, a team of Hong Kong-based researchers have drawn inspiration from Venom to develop a therapeutic invasive slime.More
An entrepreneur views the Greater Bay Area as an ideal medical technology innovation hub.
27 April 2022
As populations age and grow wealthier, and with birth rates in decline, the world has seen a strong growth in demand for healthcare in recent years. The outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020 gave a new urgency to the need to improve accessibility to healthcare and advance treatment outcomes.More
A Start-up Express winner has found a ready market for its technology which monitors body metrics such as pulse and blood pressure.
21 April 2022
Restrictions on movement and face-to-face interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic have created demand for remote health monitoring, particularly for vulnerable people such as those living in residential care homes. Hong Kong start-up PanopticAI is stepping into this breach, and the enterprise’s efforts made it a 2021 winner of Start-up Express, an entrepreneurship development programme run by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).More
An Israeli start-up is trialling its digital amblyopia cure in Shanghai.
13 April 2022
Good vision is critical for children’s development, which makes early diagnosis and treatment of eye-related problems important. But eye specialists are familiar with issues associated with testing young children’s vision as the charts can be hard to understand, especially for toddlers.More
The illumination showcase will join six other spring events, postponed amid the fifth wave of the pandemic, in July’s International Sourcing Show.
11 April 2022
The International Sourcing Show (ISS), running from 5-8 July 2022, aims to bring smarter sourcing and better living. The show consolidates seven fairs that the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) had originally planned for April but needed to reschedule amid the fifth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong. The themes of the combined show are Healthy Living, Smart Living, Stylish Living and Sustainable Living.More