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18 Nov 2019

Healthier Living - 2019 Summer International Technology & Management Business Plan Competition in Shenzhen

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2019 Summer International Technology & Management Business Plan Competition was held in Shenzhen from 30 June to 11 July to explore new business opportunities made possible by advancements in healthcare technology to improve life of people in China.

13 Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (T&M-DDP) students formed mixed teams with students from University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HESSO) and Southern University of Science and Technology at Shenzhen, China to create a business plan on healthcare advancements in China within the 12-day competition.

Students visited Tencent, HARMAN, DJI Flagship Store, 3node Digital Factory, and startup incubator HAX to understand the latest technology development in healthcare, consumer product design and management as well as startup incubation. Under the guidance of professors and industry mentors, teams prepared their proposals and prototypes to present to judges including Mr. Ronald TAM, Wealth Management, Managing Director, UBS AG, Mr. Andy TSUI, Vice President & General Manager, Smart Audio Business Unit, HARMAN and Ms. Christina ZHANG, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy & Communication, DJI.    

  • Students from Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (T&M-DDP) of HKUST, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HESSO) and Southern University of Science and Technology at Shenzhen, China joined the competition

  • Students visited Tencent Holding Limited

  • Prof. Betty LIN (third from the right), Associate Director & UG Coordinator of T&M-DDP coached students in the preparation of business proposals

  • Prof. Chi Ming CHAN , Co-founder of T&M-DDP delivered a talk on Health Tech Industry Trends

  • Teams attended workshops and talks instructed by professors and industry experts

  • Students presented their business proposals and prototypes to industry experts

  • Students presented their business proposals and prototypes to industry experts

  • Students presented their business proposals and prototypes to industry experts