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Secretary for Innovation & Technology visits Seattle

The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (right), visits the Google campus in San Francisco on September 18.
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (right), visits the Google campus in San Francisco on September 18.

Secretary for Innovation & Technology Nicholas Yang visited San Francisco to promote the opportunities brought by the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

Speaking at a luncheon in the city, Mr. Yang said the bay area development has a strong focus on innovation and technology and Hong Kong will play a key role in it.

He encouraged technology enterprises in the US to leverage on the opportunities brought about by the bay area development to achieve a win-win outcome.

Mr. Yang earlier visited the Google campus and discussed with its senior management Google Hong Kong's Smarter Digital City 3.0 white paper.

He also toured Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Innovation's JLABS to learn more about its incubation program in accelerating healthcare innovation.

The I&T chief also visited Synopsys to learn more about the latest developments in semiconductor design software and attended a dinner with the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association.

With the completion of the US leg of his visit, Mr. Yang arrived in Vancouver for a two-day visit to Canada.

The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang, speaks at a leadership luncheon in San Francisco on September 18 on the opportunities presented by Hong Kong's participation in developing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area into an international innovation and technology hub.
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang, speaks at a leadership luncheon in San Francisco on September 18 on the opportunities presented by Hong Kong's participation in developing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area into an international innovation and technology hub.
  The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (right), greets the Ambassador and Chairman of the Board of Alliance Forum Foundation, Mr. George Hara (left), at a leadership luncheon in San Francisco on September 18.
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (right), greets the Ambassador and Chairman of the Board of Alliance Forum Foundation, Mr. George Hara (left), at a leadership luncheon in San Francisco on September 18.

The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (first left), visits Johnson & Johnson Innovation's JLABS in San Francisco and meets with its Director of Sourcing Innovation, Ms. Erika Kula (second left), on September 17. Next to them are the Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco, Mr. Ivanhoe Chang (second right), and the Head of the Biomedical Technology Cluster of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Professor W John Kao (first right).
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (first left), visits Johnson & Johnson Innovation's JLABS in San Francisco and meets with its Director of Sourcing Innovation, Ms. Erika Kula (second left), on September 17. Next to them are the Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in San Francisco, Mr. Ivanhoe Chang (second right), and the Head of the Biomedical Technology Cluster of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, Professor W John Kao (first right).

  The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (centre), meets with senior executives of the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association at a dinner in San Francisco on September 17.
The Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Mr. Nicholas W Yang (centre), meets with senior executives of the Chinese American Semiconductor Professional Association at a dinner in San Francisco on September 17.

 

 

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