Four of Hong Kong’s universities are consistently ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world. These are The University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong. These, and Hong Kong’s other universities are amongst the world’s leading research universities. Innovative research and development at research organisations in Hong Kong is supported by the most modern state of the art laboratories and research infrastructure, and the world’s leading and highly skilled scientists.

Many of them also collaborate with the world’s most prestigious universities and research institutes.

The 2023 Global Innovation Index published by the World Intellectual Property Organization ranked Hong Kong as the 17th most innovative economies.

Hong Kong also has a highly regarded testing and certification sector. A number of laboratories, inspection and certification bodies provide testing and certification services across many sectors, ensuring that exported goods meet required standards.

Research collaborations with Hong’s Kong’s universities and research centres can be arranged by contacting their respective knowledge/ technology transfer offices:

For R&D Centres in Hong Kong: