The 2019 Youth Scholars Forum of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance took place on Oct 31 at the Guangzhou campus of Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), attracting about 200 experts and scholars from home and abroad.
Luo Jun, president of Sun Yat-sen University, said that universities should promote the construction of high-level projects, teams, and platforms to support the innovative development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
Professor Ping-kong Alexander Wai, vice president of Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), gave an introduction of the university’s efforts in participating in the scientific innovation and cooperation in the Greater Bay Area.
Wai added that he hoped various scientific platforms of Hong Kong universities can make full use of their function as bridges in enhancing cooperation between universities in the Greater Bay Area and industries.
A signing ceremony of the founding of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao University Alliance for Postgraduate Education was also held during the event.
The alliance, launched by SYSU, Guangzhou University, PolyU, and Macau University of Science and Technology, is expected to improve the cultivation of research-oriented and innovative talents in the Greater Bay Area.