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Financial Secretary appoints Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-industrialisation
     The Government announced today (April 13) the establishment of the Committee on Innovation, Technology and Re-industrialisation (the Committee).
     The Financial Secretary announced in the 2017-18 Budget that the Government would set up a committee to co-ordinate innovation and technology (I&T) development and re-industrialisation in Hong Kong through a higher-level and inter-bureau approach. The Committee will be chaired by the Financial Secretary.
     The Committee will advise the Government on matters relating to the promotion of I&T development and re-industrialisation in Hong Kong, and will put forward appropriate development strategies and work proposals to enhance co-operation and co-ordination among stakeholders.
     Members of the Committee are drawn mainly from the I&T and industrial sectors.  They are appointed by the Financial Secretary with immediate effect for a period of two years. The first meeting of the Committee is scheduled for May 2017 tentatively.
     The membership of the Committee is as follows:
Financial Secretary
Mr Paul Chan Mo-po

Ex-officio Members (Four)
Chairperson of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
Mrs Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun
Chairman of the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr Lee George Lam
Chairman of the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited
Mr Wong Ming-yam
Chairman of the Hong Kong Productivity Council
Mr Willy Lin Sun-mo
Non-official Members (16)
Professor Philip Chan Ching-ho
Professor Tony Chan Fan-cheong
Professor Daniel Cheng Man-chung
Mr Raymond Cheng Siu-hong
Mr Herbert Chia
Mrs Cindy Chow Lok Mei-ki
Dr Roy Chung Chi-ping
Mr Jimmy Kwok Chun-wah
Dr Humphrey Leung Kwong-wai
Miss Nisa Leung Wing-yu
Professor Li Zexiang
Mr Tak Lo
Professor Irene Ng Oi-lin
Professor Norman Tien Chihnan
Professor Benjamin Wah Wan-sang
Mr Pindar Wong
Official Members (Seven)

Secretary for Innovation and Technology
Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
Secretary for Education
Permanent Secretary for Innovation and Technology
Commissioner for Innovation and Technology
Government Chief Information Officer
Ends/Thursday, April 13, 2017
Issued at HKT 16:35
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