GCIO visits Shanghai (with photos)
Jointly organised by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Economy and Informatization, the Hong Kong/Shanghai Co-operation Open Data Challenge aims to facilitate the exchange of data, technology and talent, and promote the synergy of smart city development between Hong Kong and Shanghai through training and competition. The Grand Final and the Awards Presentation Ceremony were held in Shanghai on August 13 and 14 respectively. The Hong Kong delegations, comprising 10 finalist teams or individuals from various enterprises and universities in Hong Kong, excelled in the competition, with Albacastor Technology Limited winning the Grand Award, and Micro Dimension Technology Limited winning top four honours of the competition.
The teams representing Hong Kong in the Grand Final are as follows:
|Smart Environment||Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University||Green Light Driving 3D|
|Smart Environment||The University of Hong Kong||Rising Visionary|
|Smart Environment||Ng Chun Hin, Issac||Urban Eye|
|Smart Environment||Albacastor Technology Limited||UVENT intelligent air hose system (English translation)|
|Smart Economy||Areix Analytics Limited||OLA Wealth|
|Smart Mobility||Micro Dimension Technology Limited||Barometer Assisted Smartphone Localization for Vehicle Navigation in Multilayer Road Networks|
|Smart Mobility||LKW Tech||Smart mobility - security (English translation)|
|Smart Mobility||SagaDigits Limited||Compathnian|
|Smart Living||RightPick Technology Limited||To analyse the best choice for your future (English translation)|
Mr Wong congratulated all winners and said, "The competition promotes the exploration of innovative applications of data in city management, business development and operation efficiency between Hong Kong and Shanghai, and facilitates the synergistic development of smart cities and digital economy. The solutions of the finalists are very creative and of a high standard. I hope that the participants can continue to exchange ideas and create more innovative applications using open data of the two places, so as to make greater contributions to promoting the co-operation between Hong Kong and Shanghai in the development of digital economy."
Mr Wong has attended other Hong Kong/Shanghai Co-operation Open Data Challenge-related events and was one of the judges for the Grand Award. He also visited renowned local innovation companies, including SenseTime and Wanxiang Blockchain, during his stay in Shanghai to gain a deeper understanding of the industry ecosystem and the development of artificial intelligence, blockchain and data application on the Mainland, with a view to facilitating closer co-operation between the innovation and technology sectors of Hong Kong and the Mainland, and to better integrating Hong Kong into the overall development of the country.
Mr Wong concluded his three-day visit today and returned to Hong Kong in the evening.
Ends/Monday, August 14, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:25
Issued at HKT 16:25